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.Continue reading “Don’t be shy, go listen to Hunny!”
The creative process behind REMSleep, captured by Madalyn with added doodles and write up by Remmi. (@remsleep___ via instagram) Graveyard Film:
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. PhillyContinue reading “Chloe Moriondo performing at The Foundry in Philadelphia, Pa”
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 vibeContinue reading “Soccer Mommy LIVE @ Town Ballroom Buffalo”
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 forContinue reading “San Diego band Beach Goons takes over the East Coast”
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.comContinue reading “Blake Rose on nostalgia, finding inspiration, and warm hugs from his hometown.”
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 thatContinue reading “Steve Lacy LIVE @ Baltimore Soundstage 10/13/22”
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 didContinue reading “King Princess Stops in Pittsburgh, Pa For Their “Hold on Baby” Tour”
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. Continue reading “Death Cab For Cutie Live @ Stage AE”
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, PaContinue reading “The BIG three with Wunderhorse”
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. TheyContinue reading “Tessa Violet Live @ Mr. Smalls Theatre”
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. ContactContinue reading “TALON: BROOKLYN’S GF ROCK RIOT”
New Jersey based punk band Dog Date played a killer set at the Government Center in Pittsburgh, PA on July 19.
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, andContinue reading “wallows live at terminal 5”
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 madeContinue reading “TURNSTILE LIVE AT THE 9:30 CLUB 05/29/22”
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.Continue reading “REX ORANGE COUNTY LIVE AT PIER SIX PAVILION 05/10/22”
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 itContinue reading “KALEIDOSCOPE MIXTAPE: a project by andi aguilar”
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 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 pleaseContinue reading “Cavetown Live at The Roxian 04/30/22”
Article and photos by Melissa Hy. Please tag @_melissahy and @almostfamouszine if reposting.
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’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 inContinue reading “Clairo Live at House of Blues Orlando 4/14/2022”
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 thatContinue reading “WALLOWS LIVE AT PARAMOUNT THEATRE 04/01/22”
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.
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 isContinue reading “JOY AGAIN LIVE AT KINGS THEATRE 04/07/22”
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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 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.
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 myContinue reading “MAGGIE COOLLAGES”
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.
“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 videoContinue reading “AT THE END OF THE DAY… AND THE BEGINNING OF AN ERA by Melissa Hy”
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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. @_justinhoockContinue reading “Aspects of the Sensual World – Justin Hoock”
Photos by: Madalyn Schaller. If reposting please credit @madalyns.photos & @almostfamouszine. Contact at firstname.lastname@example.org. Washington, DC
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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 determinationContinue reading “Unchecked Innocence Will Never Die- Unless We Let It”
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.
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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)
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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 ❤
Moments like these exist everywhere, you just have to decide to look.
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)
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 futureContinue reading “a story of identity and love; an interview with gracie flores”
My friends and I reflect on some specific memories from we first heard Taylor Swift’s Fearless.
“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
“It makes me feel butterflies in my stomach and pain in my heart all at the same time” (6).
“I am not finished” – Edward Scissorhands (1990)
“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. “
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.
“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 ❤
“The characters go beyond just being characters. They have a life of their own outside of the movies.”
“Care for your friends. Support those who speak out. Do not support abusers.”
“Weighing into yourself, and hearing your own inner voice is just one step closer to your higher self.”
“The whole crowd started chanting my name! That was probably one of the coolest things to happen to me while shooting a show.”
“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 beContinue reading “IT’S ALMOST THE FUTURE: An Interview with Mia Lorelei”
“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 somedayContinue reading “It definitely wasn’t broccoli: an interview with Briston Maroney”
“I mean it’s really a mirror of my brain, at times super cluttered and cacophonous and other times, sweet and simple.”
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 cityContinue reading “things that i’ve actually liked about quarantine”
“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 socialContinue reading “Interview with Ella Fields: A YOUNG FEMALE FILMMAKER”
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.
I’M SICK OF HIDING ALL MY THOUGHTS! A journal is here to listen. I need to use it…damn! This is something I sat and contemplated doing because a journal is something so personal and beautiful full of secrets and stories just for yourself. But I felt like it would be really cool to just shareContinue reading “the diary of a teenage girl”