INTERVIEW WITH… D.C. ALTERNATIVE QUINTET MERCI

Merci are the D.C based quintet formed in 2018 featuring members Seth Coggeshall [vocals, guitar], Nick Jones [guitar], Colby Witko [vocals, keys], Justin Mason [bass], and Jack Dunigan [drums]. Their sound fuses pop hooks, alternative grooves, and even a bit of psychedelia to create dreamy tunes. The latest ‘City Haircut’ is features a trippy music […]

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INTERVIEW WITH… FOLK LEANING POP SINGER-SONGWRITER LISA HELLER

Hellers’ new EP ‘Is Anybody Listening’ is out now. When I sat down to chat with Lisa Heller on Zoom last month. The Alt-Pop Singer-Songwriter was very eager to discuss her new EP, ‘Is Anyone Listening?’, out now. Hellers’ new EP showcases many of her influences, which include Country, 90s Alt, & 2000s Feminist Pop […]

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INTERVIEW WITH… UK ELECTRONIC DUO + FILM & GAME MUSIC COMPOSERS HYBRID

HYBRID is the U.K. Electronic music duo and film/game composers who have been crafting an eclectic mix of sounds for diverse projects since the 90s. The duo comprising of Mike and Charlotte Truman just released their new album titled “Black Halo”. I chatted with HYBRID about their new record, their creative process, and more. You […]

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MEET DETROIT NATIVE KRISTEN MERRITT NEO SOUL’S FRESH FACE & SOUND

On the eve of Detriot native Kristen Merritt’s latest single release, I sat down to chat with the now Brooklyn based artist to chat about her story thus far. We promptly delve into many of Kristen’s passions which include music-making, and her upcoming debut album “Joi”. I also immediately grasp why she named her own […]

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INTERVIEW WITH… MUSICOLOGIST AND KLOS DJ MATT PINFIELD

Earlier this week the NYC band January Jane talked with TRB about their upcoming Summer EP, “Your Drug” (due out on Whiskey Vinyl & BMG) and working with Matt Pinfield. The musicologist and DJ helped shape the trio, and signed them his Whiskey Vinyl label. Read Matt’s interview below. THE RECLUSIVE BLOGGER: Hi, Matt Thanks […]

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GET TO KNOW: ABENA ADU FOUNDER OF WITHOUT FURTHER ADU AND INDUSTRY CREATIVE

Abena Adu is a modern-day jill of all trade making a name for herself within this often tough to succeed industry. Adu turned her love affair with music into a successful and multi-faceted career. Which includes artist management, her blog, “Without Further Adu”, working at Spotify, and stints in streaming and A&R. Learn more about […]

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