LAYZI Is A Name You Need To Know

emilytreadgold #17, Features

Is there any better genre to listen to than soft, indie girl pop? The answer is obviously no. Within 30 seconds of listening to Layzi’s music on the SXSW playlist, I knew I had to meet her. We got to see her perform at a pop up at Buffalo Exchange and later that week at Las Perlas. If she isn’t …

Getting To Know Rosie Darling

emilytreadgold #17, Features

Rosie Darling is the perfect moody, pop synth singer-songwriter for an afternoon when driving through the canyon. This might be from personal experience, but her songs about love and growth are too incredible not to resonate. We go to talk to the songstress about her EP, tour, and more!  Rosie, so great to talk to you! What are you most …

folklore and feelings: fan messages to Taylor Swift

emilytreadgold #17, Editorial

The funny thing about listening to folklore is that when I heard it, I knew it would be an album full of regret and melancholy accompanied by waves of sadness. I’d like to think of this as Red, but evolved. I guess who Red grows up to be.  I say it with every era. I am adamant that Taylor writes …

Niki Black’s Enchanting Dark Pop

emilytreadgold #17, Features

Los Angeles-based artist, Niki Black, is preparing for the release of her forthcoming album LILITH, which will strike a considerable chord for women with its overarching themes of empowerment. Niki’s spell-binding blend of music represents her mixed heritage, and the many genres and artists her parents separately introduced her to while growing up. Her upcoming single, “The Other Man” is …

New Music Alert: KAYTA’s “TY”

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KATYA just dropped her new song “TY” and we can’t get enough of it. She effortlessly blends hip-hop and R&B with a sound that is truly hers. Her vulnerable and honest lyrics are the standout and this song keeps with her empowering theme. KAYTA explains, “In the past years, my circle of friends has significantly gotten smaller. I was the type …

New Music Alert: Andrews’ “Through The Night”

emilytreadgold #17, Premiere

The love and support of those closest to you can go a long way, especially through ups and downs. It’s also important to address these people, so they know that you not only appreciate that support but take to heart them being in your corner. Being a musician has its ups and downs for sure and indie-pop artist andrews’ wanted to thank those who stuck with him through a season in his new song “Through the Night” premiering Friday August 31st.

Franz Ferdinand Live in Austin: As Weird As You’d Hope

emilytreadgold #17, Concert Reviews

Franz Ferdinand is touring for their 2018 album Always Ascending and it’s fitting for the wave of fans who are still clamoring for more from the Scottish based indie rock favorites. They’ve been an international success since their debut single “Take Me Out” flooded every form of media in 2004.

Lola Marsh’s Songs Will Be Stuck In Your Head All Day

emilytreadgold #17, Features

There’s a good chance you’ve heard Lola Marsh’s song “Wishing Girl” it starts with whistling and a ukulele. It’s whimsical and catchy and will be stuck in your head for days. Lola Marsh consists of Yael and Gil and the duo is just as enchanting as their music. They came to Austin all the way from Israel for SXSW and we started with an intricate discussion on Texas culture. They talked about when “y’all” was appropriate to use, visiting local bar The White Horse, and Yael’s opossum sighting.