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Keli Price Is Your New Favorite Person

It is rare to find someone who is so mad talented at such a young age. But Keli Price has been knocking on music’s door for YEARS. And he’s awesome, […]

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Get To Know Brandon And Savannah Of “America’s Got Talent”

Brandon and Savannah are America’s new sweethearts, and we just can’t get enough of them. Hailing from Los Angeles, the two have been writing and performing since the ages of […]

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Ethereal Tranquility With Julia Holter

Julia Holter has the most ethereal quality to her music. She makes us feel like we’re surrounded by pixies every second of every day. She’s talented, fun, and her music […]

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What Turned You On? Sufjan Stevens, Jarvis Taveniere, Blake Schwarzenbach

Welcome to “What Turned You On?” the Serial Optimist series that is all about inspiration and influence. We’ve been talking with musicians about the one album that changed their life, […]



What Turned You On? Nedelle Torrisi, Ariel Rubin & Jenny Hsu

In this series we ask musicians about the one album that changed their life, the album that turned that slow burn of curiosity into an uncontrollable fire, the album that […]

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A Hot Second With Glowfriends

The Glowfriends have been on our radar for a little while, with their soothing melodies and tranquil voices that can lure even the most angry person into a calm state […]

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Into The Wild With Skylar Grey

Life’s about to get very foreign for Skylar Grey, whose album, Don’t Look Down, launched last week, landing at #2 on the iTunes Chart. Grey is a relative unknown, but you’ve heard her […]

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SO Midwest: Getting To Know Grand Marquis

Discovering the musical talent in this country one area at a time, we came across a phenomenal band called Grand Marquis. A blend of middle America and southern jazz and […]

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Superego Is Releasing Their First Album: ‘Mount Us More’

Comedy fans rejoice, Superego is coming out with their first album! Pause for a second. If you aren’t listening to the hilarious comedy podcast already, then stop reading this right […]

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She’s Crafty & She’s Also A Kickass Tribute

I wanted to interview She’s Crafty because they are one of my favorite new groups in Chicago. Not just because they’re an all-female tribute to one of the greatest music groups […]

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An Incredible Milli-Second With The Unforgettable Shadow Paint

Shadow Paint completely blew us away as the first band of the Middle of The Map Fest in Kansas City at the beginning of April. Their lead singer, Angela Schroder, is […]

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Such A Delight: Interview With Robin Bacior

Robin Bacior is pure magic. It’s difficult to pinpoint her sound exactly, but what comes to mind is a vision of She & Him dancing through a colony of fairies […]

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What Turned You On? SXSW Edition: Gretta Rochelle, David Schelzel & Charles Cave

In this series we ask musicians about the one album that changed their life, the album that turned that slow burn of curiosity into an uncontrollable fire, the album that […]

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Dana Falconberry Sans Unicorn Costume: An Interview

Dana Falconberry has been on our music radar for quite some time now. Hailing from Michigan with the goal of music on her mind, Dana has become an Austin native […]