In the first half of this week’s episode, we check in with Matt Linden of the 6-year old Minneapolis-based label, Forged Artifacts, after his Twitter thread on submitting music to labels took off (another one revealing an embarrassing lack of BCC skills followed). We also hit on social media role in the growing independent record label community, the shift from vinyl to tapes, the Minneapolis music scene (with the requisite love for Totally Gross National Product), growing a label, and collaborating on releases. For the second half of the show, we dig into new music from Spouse, Anna McClellan, Jerry David Decicca, Young Jesus, and more.
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
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
Whether you're a metalhead or not, this NYC trio will have you wrapped up in its soothing dark thrashers. | read