“Warriors” By KARMIC

The Who: KARMIC (Los Angeles, CA) The What: You have to admit that humanity is living in a unique moment in time. We don’t know how history will judge our political, philosophical, cultural or scientific selves, but when it comes to our societal selves, at least we are sliding forward on human empowerment scale.   And that is something that the […]

“London Don’t Lie” By Tatiana DeMaria

The Who: Tatiana DeMaria (London, England) The What: If there’s one thing that Tatiana DeMaria is familiar with, it’s Warped Tour-life. “Warped was our introduction to touring the U.S. with TAT and Kevin Lyman’s support was invaluable in building our band out here.” says London-born Tatiana DeMaria. With a shift in sound and creative direction, DeMaria has stepped out from being the […]

Video Premiere: “Licking My Wounds” By Punch Punch Kick

THE WHO: Punch Punch Kick (Los Angeles, CA) THE WHAT: When a band is actually a group of longtime friends who just happen to love making and playing music together, it can be a recipe for all manner of fun shenanigans especially when there’s a shared fondness for things fantasy and medieval. Such is the case with Phil McDonald (vox/guitar), […]

Premiere: “No More” By Brenda Carsey

The Who: Brenda Carsey (Los Angeles, CA) The What: Raw. No blemish covered, no wrinkle pressed out, no hair combed, no post color tricks, no shadows hidden. Just raw. That’s how Brenda Carsey describes the video for, “No More”; a song from her 2017 release Solitary Refinement and not one without greater than average significance.   Carsey defines “No More” as “A […]

“Supergiant” By Valley Queen

The Who: Valley Queen (Los Angeles, CA) The What: While a supergiant may be an exceptionally luminous and fast burning star with a diameter more than 100 times that of the sun, it’s also the title track to Valley Queen’s debut full-length album due out July 13th on Roll Call Records. Frontwoman Natalie Carol descibes “Supergiant” as being about “how […]

“Wild Card” By Paul McDonald

The Who: Paul McDonald (East Nashville, TN) The What: “I actually do own that suit!” admits Paul McDonald. “My closet is always a bit overkill. I own a handful of custom suits I’ve had designed for me or I’ve acquired over the years.” We’ll shelve the argument of whether a man makes the clothes or if clothes make the man for a […]

“I Want Your Trouble” By Brandy Zdan

The Who: Brandy Zdan (Nashville, TN) The What: Sometimes it’s the simplest things that can bring on the inspiraton. See Nashville-by-way-of-Canada Brandy Zdan for further. Imagine that you’re dating and one day your beau shoots you a text message that says, “I want your trouble.” Indeed, there are a myriad of ways for one to respond to such a relationship juncture […]