White Reaper on their Asking for a Ride Tour in Pittsburgh, Pa
White Reaper made a stop at Mr. Smalls Theater in Pittsburgh, PA on March 12 for their Asking for a Ride tour. They played their hits “Daisies” and “Might Be Right” along with tracks off their newest LP Asking for a Ride. The crowd held a very calming energy throughout the night, and the alternative…
Chappel Roan’s Naked in North America Tour at Brooklyn Bowl
On February 25th, Chappell Roan brought her “Naked in North America” tour to Brooklyn Bowl in Philly. Both the crowd and I were lucky enough to catch the singer on her first-ever headlining tour, where she brought enough energy, talent, and excitement to make it seem like she’s been doing this for decades. Having local…
Ex Pilots Album Release Show @ Thunderbird Café and Music Hall in Pittsburgh, Pa 2.19.23
On February 19, 2023, local band Ex Pilots had an album release show at the Thunderbird Café and Music Hall in Pittsburgh, PA. Ella and Madalyn always love to find new local musicians and check out what they are working on, so they were sure to add this show to their list! Ella got to…
An Interview with Flipturn
On February 12, 2023 Florida-based band Flipturn made a stop in Pittsburgh, PA at the Thunderbird Cafe and Music Hall. Now on the second leg of their Shadowglow Tour, Flipturn was able to completely sell-out this beloved Pittsburgh venue after previously playing there as an opener in the beginning of 2022. Ella and Madalyn were…
JOY AGAIN, again in DC
Ella and Madalyn started 2023 strong by traveling to the Songbyrd Music House in Washington, D.C. to see Joy Again for their quick 3 show run. Due to the concert-dry end of December and beginning of January, the duo was anxious to finally see Joy Again, again! After seeing the Philly-based band open for Wallows…
Highnoon on Their New Single and Writing Music that Makes You Feel Something
After releasing their most recent single in early January, Philly-based band Highnoon has proven that they’re well on their way to captivating hearts and minds everywhere with their unique sound and intimate lyricism. Interview with images by Erika Lyijynen, @exrka on instagram. On January 15th, I had the opportunity to sit down in Brooklyn with Kennedy…
The Front Bottoms’ Champagne Jam 2022
The Front Bottoms brought their annual year-end celebration, known as the “Champagne Jam,” to Philly this past Friday night. With a stacked two-day lineup featuring names like Joyce Manor, Soul Glo, Kevin Devine, and the Front Bottoms themselves, people from all over the area flocked to the Fillmore for two nights of incredible music. I…
Peach Pit Plays Pittsburgh
On December 10, Vancouver-based indie band Peach Pit stopped at the Roxian Theater for a sold out show as part of their Right Down The Street Tour. After years of attempting to see the band live, writer Ella Donovan and photographer Madalyn Schaller were finally able to attend a show in their hometown of Pittsburgh!…
Field Medic sells out the Songbryd Music Hall in Washington, D.C.
On November 11, 2022, California based artist Field Medic made a stop at the Songbyrd Music House in Washington, DC. Accompanied by a band for the first time, fans were ecstatic to see and hear the new versions of their favorite songs! Write up by Ella Donovan with photos by Madalyn Schaller, if reposting images…
The 1975 At Their Very Best in Camden, NJ
After releasing their 5th studio album, “Being Funny in a Foreign Language,” the 1975 have embarked on their most ambitious tour yet. Front man, Matty Healy, is no stranger to satire. With this in mind, the band titled their new tour “The 1975 At Their Very Best,” leaving dedicated fans more than unsure of the…
Don’t be shy, go listen to Hunny!
On November 10, 2022, California-based band Hunny made a stop at the Thunderbird Café & Music Hall. As the last show of their headlining run, the band showed that they were ready to rock the venue! Write up by Ella Donovan along with photos by Madalyn Schaller. If re-posting images please credit @almostfamouszine & @madalyns.photos.…
Art In The Graveyard with REMSleep
The creative process behind REMSleep, captured by Madalyn with added doodles and write up by Remmi. (@remsleep___ via instagram) Graveyard Film:
Chloe Moriondo performing at The Foundry in Philadelphia, Pa
Chloe Moriondo recently released her latest album called “Suckerpunch,” and is on her homestretch of a month long, country-wide tour. She started off years ago doing covers on Youtube and has evolved into an electric little popstar taking her music around the world. Playing at the Foundry in Philadelphia, Pa on November 11, 2022. Philly…
Soccer Mommy LIVE @ Town Ballroom Buffalo
Soccer Mommy (also known as Sophie Allison) took to the stage at Town Ballroom Buffalo, bringing her newest album Sometimes, Forever to life in a gorgeous way. Even though the show was in a smaller venue, Soccer Mommy did an incredible job using backdrops, decorations, and lighting to portray the scenery and overall witchy/whimsical vibe…
San Diego band Beach Goons takes over the East Coast
Write up by Ella Donovan along with photos by Madalyn Schaller, if resharing images please credit @madalyns.photos and @almostfamouszine. Beach Goons played a lively set at the Thunderbird Cafe & Music Hall on November 1, 2022. The San Diego based band brought in plenty of fans into the intimate venue, and everyone was thrilled for…
Blake Rose on nostalgia, finding inspiration, and warm hugs from his hometown.
I had a wonderful time chatting with Blake and getting to know him. He also played an insane headline show that I won’t be forgetting anytime soon. Thank you so much Blake & team for this opportunity. Interview and photos by Andi Aguilar. Contact email@example.com. Please tag @andibopp and @almostfamouszine if reposting. Find Blake: https://www.blakerosemusic.com…
Steve Lacy LIVE @ Baltimore Soundstage 10/13/22
Steve Lacy is currently on his Give You The World Tour following the release of his recent album Gemini Rights. This show made for the end of a crazy concert week for me, and this show was definitely the best one to close it off with. Performing at Baltimore Soundstage in Maryland, Lacy said that…
King Princess Stops in Pittsburgh, Pa For Their “Hold on Baby” Tour
This week, I attended multiple shows back to back. One of them was King Princess, who made a stop in Pittsburgh, PA on Tuesday October 11, 2022. They played at Stage AE for their Hold on Baby Tour. Being a part of the LGBTQ+ community myself, similar to King Princess, I felt that they did…
Death Cab For Cutie Live @ Stage AE
On October 10, alternative band Death Cab For Cutie made a stop in Pittsburgh, Pa at Stage AE for their Asphalt Meadows tour. This concert was truly perfect for moving into the halloween season. Death Cab’s music feels like a fall day: you want to make a hot chai tea while watching the leaves change. …
The BIG three with Wunderhorse
Meet Wunderhorse: they are a rock-alternative band from the UK, supporting Fontaines DC on their most recent tour. Today, October 7, Wunderhorse’s debut album “Cub” is out on all streaming services! While they were on tour, our Director of Photography Madalyn got the opportunity to chat with them all. Live at Spirt Hall in Pittsburgh, Pa…
Tessa Violet Live @ Mr. Smalls Theatre
For some, it was a typical Tuesday in the city of Pittsburgh, but not for Tessa Violet fans. Performing at Mr. Smalls Theatre on September 27, Tessa had her fans moving all night long. Opening the night was the band Daysormay from Vernon, Canada. Let me tell you: they have some amazing stage presence. They…
TALON: BROOKLYN’S GF ROCK RIOT
TALONISTAS UNITE HERE – Meet TALON, a queer band in Brooklyn that offers a safe space and a community for anyone who needs it. Thank you to TALON for making me a hardcore Talonista. I’ll definitely be catching these wonderful people at their next show. Much love, Andi Photos and article by Andi Aguilar. Contact…
Interview with Dog Date, Live at The Government Center
New Jersey based punk band Dog Date played a killer set at the Government Center in Pittsburgh, PA on July 19.
wallows live at terminal 5
On June 14, 2022, Wallows kicked off a four night residency at iconic Manhattan venue, Terminal 5. Not only did they sell out every night, but also hosted a successful two day pop up shop with a constant line of fans for blocks. Wallows never fail to bring energy to any room they play, and…
TURNSTILE LIVE AT THE 9:30 CLUB 05/29/22
Playing close to home, Turnstile closed off their tour with two sold out shows at The 9:30 Club in Washington, DC. Turnstile really knew how to put on a show. Many of the people in the crowd, including myself, were from cities 2-3 hours away. The energy of their crowd was something special. They made…
REX ORANGE COUNTY LIVE AT PIER SIX PAVILION 05/10/22
On May 10, 2022 Rex Orange County performed in Baltimore, MD for the first time. Also known as Alex O’Connor, Rex Orange County is a high energy indie style performer with a bit of jazz and rock influence. Playing outside at the Pier Six Pavillion, it was a first time for many at this venue.…
KALEIDOSCOPE MIXTAPE: a project by andi aguilar
As a final project for my queer and feminist publics class, we were assigned to make a zine about any space that was our own. I decided to highlight some of my friends and the songs that mean the most to them. Music is one of the most important aspects in my life, and it…
THE REGRETTES LIVE AT TLA 03/04/22
Photos by Andi Aguilar. Please tag @andibopp and @almostfamouszine if reposting. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Nothing hits like a Regrettes show. They are (never) barely on my mind.
Cavetown Live at The Roxian 04/30/22
Cavetown with openers Tessa Violet and Addison Grace in Pittsburgh. This show was full of so much energy and had the best fans!! Editing these was images was so fun since I got to play with so much color. What’s your favorite color? I’d say mine is green. Photos by Madalyn Schaller. If reposting please…
The Darkness Lights Up the Town Ballroom 04/20/2022
Article and photos by Melissa Hy. Please tag @_melissahy and @almostfamouszine if reposting.
BRISTON MARONEY LIVE AT MUSIC HALL OF WILLIAMSBURG 03/09/2022
Shot on 35mm film. Photos by Andi Aguilar. Please tag @andibopp and @almostfamouszine if reposting. Contact email@example.com. Thank you Briston and friends I luv u.
Clairo Live at House of Blues Orlando 4/14/2022
Clairo’s Sling was one of my top albums of 2021 and man, was it so cool to see it live. She seems like such a sweet person and her full band is insanely talented! Her merch booth and posters in the bathrooms had posters calling for an end to sexual harassment/assault at shows and in…
WALLOWS LIVE AT PARAMOUNT THEATRE 04/01/22
Photos by Andi Aguilar. Please credit @andibopp and @almostfamouszine if reposting. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. I made a special book project out of these photos too. Check it out here: https://almostfamouszine.com/2022/04/09/ancient-and-rare-wallows-mythology-the-saga-continues/ As many may know, Wallows are my favorite band of all time. It was truly an honor to take photos of them, and I hope that…
ancient and rare wallows mythology. the saga continues.
photos and collage by andi aguilar. keep ur hands, arms, feet, and legs inside the ride at all times. enjoy the story. contact email@example.com.
JOY AGAIN LIVE AT KINGS THEATRE 04/07/22
J is for Joy Again !! I got the opportunity to photograph one of my favorite bands, and I’m obsessed with how the photos turned out. I worked with Sounds of Saving for this project, which is an organization that focuses on mental health within the music industry. Mental health is a topic that is…
Inhaler Live at Irving Plaza 04/04/22
Photos by Andi Aguilar. Please credit @andibopp and @almostfamouszine if reposting. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Inhaler is really cool.
Spill Tab Live at The Paramount Theatre 04/01/22
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WOLF ALICE LIVE AT STAGE AE THE CLUB 4/1/22
Wolf Alice in Pittsburgh playing at Stage AE with opener Charlie Hickey. Photos by: Madalyn Schaller. If reposting please credit @madalyns.photos & @almostfamouszine. Contact at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLAUD LIVE AT SPIRIT HALL 3/25/22
Claud live at Spirt Hall in Pittsburgh, Pa with openers KALI & Pat Coyle. Photos by: Madalyn Schaller. If reposting please credit @madalyns.photos & @almostfamouszine. Contact at email@example.com.
tell me that it’s over.
new wallows era: loading….. loading…… loading……. here. collages and photos by andi aguilar.
EVERY BUNNY NEEDS A HUG july 10,2021 @maggiecoollages collage is such a wonderful medium because it’s representative of everything (literally). each living being, place, and experience is a mashup of many beautiful, unique, rich, and confusing things. by collecting papers, pictures, fabrics, and memories and gluing them together, i am creating a microcosm of my…
FILM GALLERY: THE REGRETTES LIVE AT CHANCE THEATER 03/06/2022
Photos by Andi Aguilar. If reposting, please tag @andibopp and @almostfamouszine. Contact at firstname.lastname@example.org. This was one of my favorite shows ever. The Regrettes never fail to pack the most energy and exhilaration into a set. These are some really special photos of some really special people. Enjoy.
AT THE END OF THE DAY… AND THE BEGINNING OF AN ERA by Melissa Hy
“The LA based indie rock band Wallows has CERTAINLY done it again!” Melissa Hy recaps the new Wallows song “At the End of the Day,” a single off of their upcoming album Tell Me That It’s Over coming out on March 25th. All photos credit to Wallows “At The End of the Day” music video…
WILDERADO & FLIPTURN LIVE AT THE THUNDERBIRD 3/5/22
Photos by: Madalyn Schaller. If reposting please credit @madalyns.photos & @almostfamouszine. Contact at email@example.com. Pittsburgh, PA Pentax Film :
Aspects of the Sensual World – Justin Hoock
Aspects of the Sensual World is a photo series by Justin Hoock, a DIY photographer. The project is inspired by British singer Kate Bush’s 1989 album The Sensual World. Justin talks about his creative process, some of his major inspirations, like David Bowie, and includes some outtakes and cut content exclusive to the zine. @_justinhoock…
THE BACKSEAT LOVERS & OVER UNDER LIVE AT THE 9:30 CLUB 2/28/22
Photos by: Madalyn Schaller. If reposting please credit @madalyns.photos & @almostfamouszine. Contact at firstname.lastname@example.org. Washington, DC
BAD SUNS, KID BLOOM, AND LITTLE IMAGE LIVE AT WEBSTER HALL 02/17/22
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Unchecked Innocence Will Never Die- Unless We Let It
unchecked innocence by hannah hernandez @h44nnahh reflections on the creative self-renaissance of forced isolation, and a promise to go through life with the same sweet, naive force, unimpeded by our late capitalist structure. “…the same luxury I knew as a child, when everything I did was through a lens of awe and eagerness and determination…
SITCOM LIVE AT MERCURY LOUNGE 02/20/22
I luv sitcom stupid. This show was unlike anything I’ve ever seen. Do yourself a favor and give them a listen. Photos by Andi Aguilar. Please give credit to @andibopp and @almostfamouszine if reposting. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE MARIAS LIVE AT BROOKLYN STEEL 02/15/22
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REMI WOLF LIVE AT WEBSTER HALL 02/10/22
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Interview with CLUBHOUSE @ the 9:30 Club
Januaury 21, 2022 in Washinton, DC we got to intervew Clubhouse about what touring is like since the Pandemic and more! Photos: Madalyn S. (instagram tag: @madalyns.photos ) Write Up: Ella D. (instagram tag: @elladxnovan)
CURRENT JOYS WARSAW BROOKLYN 02/06/22
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SAMIA LIVE AT WEBSTER HALL 01/28/22
Photos by Andi Aguilar. Contact at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please only repost with credit (tag @andibopp and @almostfamouszine on Instagram). Thank you to Samia’s team for allowing me to photograph this show. It was my first show with a photopass so it will always be really special to me. Love, Andi
GALLERY ARCHIVE: Wallows Live at Amoeba 04/05/18
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no surprises; diary of a teenage girl
I’m back baby. Long time no see. Just checking off my New Years resolutions one at a time. Could you tell what the first one was? Yours truly, Katelyn ❤
people watching in paris
Moments like these exist everywhere, you just have to decide to look.
introducing space place
Space Place is an out of this world band from Upstate New York. I had the honor of speaking to them about some of their favorite things, and I’m hoping to see them play in real life any nanosecond now. Find them on Instagram @spaceplaceband and look out for new music. – Andi (08/27/2021)
wallows live at the roxy – 8.5.21
so u can tell me that it’s over tell me that it’s over tell me that it’s over Link to “I don’t want to talk” and u can see me crowdsurf lol https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ao-NnlsWCSQ
a story of identity and love; an interview with gracie flores
We are kicking off pride month by interviewing LGBTQ+ filmmaker Gracie Flores about their most recent short film Bloom. Continue forward to read the article in its entirety. Thank you so much Gracie for being apart of this! It was a massive honor to get to interview you. I am so excited for your future…
fearless but it’s 13 years later
My friends and I reflect on some specific memories from we first heard Taylor Swift’s Fearless.
COPY OF A COPY OF A COPY NO MORE – Louis Tomlinson Becomes the Change that the Music Industry Needs
“Oh that’s the way things have always been? Let me just change that. No more copies.” LINK TO “COPY OF A COPY OF A COPY” BY LOUIS TOMLINSON – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N257hoKM66Q
wallows r right on time
“It makes me feel butterflies in my stomach and pain in my heart all at the same time” (6).
a new generation of scissorhands
“I am not finished” – Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Wallows’ ‘Remote’ – the ep that we all needed
“This sense of personal growth is extremely prevalent in the new EP, and it is clear that Wallows utilized this once-in-a-lifetime section of their lives to create a piece of art that is unmatchable in its own way. “
Interview w Honey Crush – days at the pine garden
From finding inspo around their town, to recording in Nick’s bedroom, Honey Crush is a new Florida band that will make your little indie heart beat. Check em out in this interview where we talk about their upcoming EP, their recording process, their cover art, and more.
STUCK IN A SEASON OF UNCERTAINTY
“I learned to embrace this season of uncertainty” Thank you guys for reading. I hope you’re all doing well. See ya on the flip side! – Katelyn ❤
Miyazaki’s Magic – an article by Mokha Brown
“The characters go beyond just being characters. They have a life of their own outside of the movies.”
abuse isn’t punk
“Care for your friends. Support those who speak out. Do not support abusers.”
mixed in america – an article by imoni douglas
“Weighing into yourself, and hearing your own inner voice is just one step closer to your higher self.”
interview with nick sprague – a jacksonville photographer packed full of sunshine
“The whole crowd started chanting my name! That was probably one of the coolest things to happen to me while shooting a show.”
IT’S ALMOST THE FUTURE: An Interview with Mia Lorelei
“Whatever you’re feeling is the only thing you have right now, so don’t waste your time thinking that things should be different. At the end of the day, everything you go through will help you grow as a person. Don’t forget it.” You’ve reached the end. Thank you Mia for taking the time to be…
It definitely wasn’t broccoli: an interview with Briston Maroney
“Hand rolling cigarettes, talkin about LCD Soundsystem while walkin around Paris with my best friends was a feeling I’ll forever chase!!” Thank you so much Briston for taking the time to be apart of our project. It means the world to us! We hope all is well and cannot wait to reunite with you someday…
interview with boy willows – the one who brings the party to the hills
“I mean it’s really a mirror of my brain, at times super cluttered and cacophonous and other times, sweet and simple.”
things that i’ve actually liked about quarantine
Quarantine for me has been nothing short of the most intense emotional roller coaster of my entire life. Being sent home from college, the place where I truly felt independent and surrounded by so many people that I loved, seemed like the absolute end of the world. As I drove home alone, to the city…
Interview with Ella Fields: A YOUNG FEMALE FILMMAKER
“If you don’t know who Ella Fields is by now, you must be living under a rock!” You’ve reached the end. Thank you Ella for taking the time to be apart of this project, it was an honor getting to interview you! If you’re interested in getting to know her further, check out her social…
oh, to be young again.
I’m Andi Aguilar, and you’re watching Disney Channel. This is a look into some of my childhood thoughts and shenanigans. It might remind you of being a kid, or maybe I was just weird and you didn’t do any of these things idk. Read the article to find out.