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”

To change or to stay? glaive’s new paradoxical teen anthem

18-year-old rising artist, glaive, continues his string of folk pop releases with his newest single, “as if.” The song is a catchy, gritty recounting of the teenage experience, which is often an overdone concept, but glaive executed it amazingly. As the first single of his debut album i care so much that i don’t careContinue reading “To change or to stay? glaive’s new paradoxical teen anthem”

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”

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”

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”

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!Continue reading “Peach Pit Plays 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 imagesContinue reading “Field Medic sells out the Songbryd Music Hall in Washington, D.C.”

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 theContinue reading “The 1975 At Their Very Best in Camden, NJ”