SUNY Purchase College held their annual Culture Shock music festival April 28-29, 2023. All photos by Madalyn Schaller along with words by Madalyn, and Banner Reed (GreenTeaParty). If reposting please credit / @almostfamouszine. The line up of artists included, DAY ONE- Teezo Touchdown, Junglepussy, Wiki, Talia Goddess, Gel, Danny Singh, DAY TWO- Bktherula, SlaughterContinue reading “GALLERY: CULTURE SHOCK”

All Of This Will End: Indigo De Souza in Philly 5/23

Writing songs about topics that some people aren’t even comfortable speaking about, Indigo De Souza’s intense vulnerability is just one thing that makes her music so unique.   In her new album, All Of This Will End, Indigo shared a new side of herself that embraces the things she once feared. Her earnestness and empathyContinue reading “All Of This Will End: Indigo De Souza in Philly 5/23”

Only cool Grandmas allowed in Brooklyn 4/11

Grandma opened for Coco & Clair Clair during their first ever headlining tour, bringing the heat that only cool grandmas know how to bring. Playing to a sold out Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn on 4/11/23, Grandma controlled the crowd with their energy and made us feel as if we had a belly fullContinue reading “Only cool Grandmas allowed in Brooklyn 4/11”

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 alternativeContinue reading “White Reaper on their Asking for a Ride Tour in Pittsburgh, Pa”

Chappell 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 localContinue reading “Chappell Roan’s Naked in North America Tour at Brooklyn Bowl”

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 toContinue reading “Ex Pilots Album Release Show @ Thunderbird Café and Music Hall in Pittsburgh, Pa 2.19.23 “

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 wereContinue reading “An Interview with Flipturn”

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 WallowsContinue reading “JOY AGAIN, again in DC”

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 KennedyContinue reading “Highnoon on Their New Single and Writing Music that Makes You Feel Something”

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. IContinue reading “The Front Bottoms’ Champagne Jam 2022”