INTERVIEW WITH… PHILLY ALTERNATIVE ELECTRONIC DUO FRIED MONK X BEAUTIFUL FORTUNE

Zoom interview has been edited for clarity. Long time friends Lucas Kozinski & Jameel Farruk have been making music and working on each others’ solo work for years. Now the Philadelphia natives have come together coalescing their combined strengths as the artist duo Fried Monk x Beautiful-Fortune. Earlier this May the duo dropped a new […]

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INTERVIEW WITH… INDIE ALT ROCKER MICHIGANDER

Zoom interview has been edited for clarity. Midwest Singer-Songwriter Michigander wants his new EP, “Everything Will Be Ok Eventually” as the soundtrack to people’s lives as we return to a new normal. Michigander is the alter ego of Michigan native Jason Singer. I sat down with the artist to talk about his new EP, musical […]

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HEAR THIS NOW: THE MUSIC SOUNDCHECK EDITION 8

Welcome to edition 8 the first one of this year. Here’s some of my favorite tracks from the past few weeks or so that I think everyone should give a listen to. As per usual I hit on a wide variety of genres and I hope you wind up adding at least one or two […]

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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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INTERVIEW WITH… AMERICANA SINGER-SONGWRITER MARA CONNOR

Mara Connor is an Los Angeles based Americana musician. Her penchant for melancholic melodies, lovelorn harmonies, and rich soulful guitar licks create her oeuvre. ‘Decades’ her new EP drops May 20th and features her take on different influential tracks from each decade starting with the 50s. I talked with Mara about the EP, her inspiration […]

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INTERVIEW WITH… VIBRANT CANADIAN POP SINGER VIBI

Vibi is the nom de plume of Canadian pop singer and Niagara Falls native Valerie Borghesi. Her dynamic vocals and high energy Gen Z Pop aesthetic are garnering attention. Vibi’s latest single is “Fallback Girl” a defiant statement on not being someone’s second choice is full of spunky Emo pop vibes. I chatted with Vibi […]

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