Rolling Stone

  • Bandits on the Run: “We try to cultivate a sense of community”

    “Recently we were playing a gig in New Jersey and the promoter said Now Is The Time made him feel inspirational, and that’s always our intention, so that was really cool,” says Regina Strayhorn, accordionist, melodica player, glockenspieler, and one-third of Bandits on the Run, a folksy, Brooklyn-based, indie...
  • Bella White Talks Teendom, Touring, and Joni Mitchell (MilkBoy SHOW CANCELLED)

    *Update: Sadly, and very much at the last minute, Bella White’s show 8/26 at MilkBoy has been cancelled due to health concerns at the venue. “All of Joni Mitchell’s earliest albums are my favorite of her stuff.  She got more honest as she progressed, but a lot of emotional...
  • lùisa: “Third albums are always the best.”

    Ironically, lùisa’s third LP, New Woman, actually has the German singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist exploring a bevvy of vintage sounds.  The album, which deals with female-oppression-turned-empowerment on both a personal level and a sociopolitical level, borrows sonic sentiments from a lot of the best intellectual pop of the 1980s, making...
  • Mara Connor Talks COVID and Covers

    Last week Southern California singer/songwriter Mara Connor released the Decades EP, a celebration of some of the greatest songs of the second half of the twentieth century and also some of Connor’s best musical friends, with whom she collaborated on the five-song EP.  Connor covers songs by Fats Domino,...
  • Rising Appalachia: “Expect equal measures of dance party to ballads.” (Thurs. at WCL)

    We’ve always been big fans of “sister acts” here at PHILTHY and there’s none that we’re more excited about at the moment than World-Folk duo Rising Appalachia, led by sisters Chloe Smith and Leah Song.  The band have been making music for more than a decade and are currently...