This week we’re taking a look at the young Brooklyn label Substitute Scene, featuring an interview with the label’s founder, Emily Obrien. Recorded the week of Desert Sharks’ new album release and ahead of the debut from No Swoon, it’s an exciting time for the growing label, who has previously released music by Verdigrls, Whitney Ballen, and Suno Deko.
Bartees Cox is a songwriter and producer who spent years playing in bands in Brooklyn before making the move to Washington, DC, where his solo project, Bartees Strange, took focus and grew - from an album of reinterpretations of The National’s music to his stunning full-length, genre-bending… | watch
Aliah Sheffield is the singer/songwriter also known as Nikkie Aliah. Her song, “Earth is Ghetto,” recently went viral and she chatted with Nikkiesha about what led her to her viral moment, her musical inspirations, and what she hopes and plans to do next… oh, and tequila. This podcast is… | listen
Whether you're a metalhead or not, this NYC trio will have you wrapped up in its soothing dark thrashers. | read