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”

Black Belt Eagle Scout at Johnny Brenda’s, Philadelphia 

On April 17th, Black Belt Eagle Scout brought a show full of heart-stopping music and artistry to Philadelphia’s Johnny Brenda’s. Released in February of this year, Katherine Paul’s new album The Land, The Water, The Sky, touches on her ancestral roots and the beauty of the world around her. The band opened with one of their mostContinue reading “Black Belt Eagle Scout at Johnny Brenda’s, Philadelphia “

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”

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 “

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.”