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Gothic Western Rock Duo Hematite: ‘Life Is Constant Movement, You Just Have to Decide What Direction to Go’

Hematite - Press Photo - Courtesy of the Artist

On March 31, gothic Western rock duo Hematite released their debut EP. The one-of-a-kind collection takes listeners across the frontier on a wild journey of discovery and redemption, ultimately arriving at the realization that the past, present, and future are interconnected and evolving. Join contributing writer Cynthia Gross as she connects with two of the rock scene’s greatest gems, Davey Muise and Andrew Gaultier, to discuss the vision behind their new direction, the most important takeaway they want listeners to gain from their EP, and what survival and rebirth look like during challenging seasons.

“IT’S ABOUT TIME” Shows Pshycotic Beats Embracing the Light

Pshycotic Beats "IT'S ABOUT TIME"

Recent Articles Andrés Costureras, otherwise known as the shapeshifting enigma Pshychotic Beats, takes on a more uplifting tone with his latest single “IT’S ABOUT TIME”. Self-described as “if Trent Reznor produced the Pet Shop Boys”, it’s a song that maintains a sense of aloofness but with a more propulsive beat and a Bowie-esque approach to […]

Richie Gomez is the Light We Need: Always Learning, Always Ready

Alternative artist Richie Gomez discusses debut album, The Light We Needed, with Alchemical Records

“Don’t wait” DMV- based musician Richie Gomez notes toward the end of our interview, “Just get in there and do it.” Apt advice from the Peruvian-born alternative rocker, who sat on a collection of songs for 10 years, waiting for a magic moment of alignment to record his music and share it with the world. “Work through the kinks” he urges, “There’s never a perfect moment. There will be things that you will learn while you are recording, which are just as valuable as the thing you walk into the studio with. Put the songs out and move forward.” Learn more about Richie Gomez’s inspiring story with contributing writer Charlie Maybee.

Alchemical Records Playlist Updates: Week of May 14, 2022

New Music Friday - New Music This Week on Alchemical Records

Recent Articles By Daniel Warren Hill It is another incredible week for new music, and, per usual, there’s just a lot more of it than we can touch on in more comprehensive editorial coverage. Still, no matter your musical inclinations, there’s something for everyone in this week’s highlights from the Alchemical Records Multiegenre Mixture playlist […]

Goth is Still In with Absinthe Vows’ Debut Self-Titled LP

Absinthe Vows

Recent Articles By Charlie Maybee Ohio-based goth rockers, Absinthe Vows, have released their self-titled debut album, which echoes with the influence of acts like The Cure, The National, and even Marilyn Manson. It is dark and distorted in nature but has a distinct ease to it that ebbs and flows with the swelling synths and […]

January Jane Brings Listeners Sparkle, Glamour, and Shine

January Jane "Your Drug"

All the glitz and glamour of a rooftop bar at midnight and none of the hangover– this sentiment perfectly captures the journey on which January Jane brings listeners with their newest EP, Your Drug. January Jane’s formation certainly could be called serendipitous. Now based in New York City, January Jane’s proud roots are in the DMV. Join contributing writer Jaci Jedrych as she explores the band’s exciting journey, including diverse influences, recent signing with global music publisher BMG, and their best piece of advice for making it in the music industry.

Color Palette Debuts ‘Shooting Stars’ EP at Pie Shop This Weekend

Color Palette

Recent Articles By Cynthia Gross This reading of Alchemical Records content provides a multimedia experience for our audience while increasing the accessibility of our content to persons with hearing loss, low vision, dyslexia, physical or motor disabilities, or are on the autism spectrum. D.C.-based dream pop band Color Palette is set to release their […]

Lockemy Invites You into His Kingdom

Lockemy "Kingdoms"

Recent Articles By Jaci Jedrych This reading of Alchemical Records content is to provide a multimedia experience for our audience while increasing the accessibility of our content to persons with hearing loss, low vision, dyslexia, physical or motor disabilities, or are on the autism spectrum. With its warm acoustic rock feel, Baltimore, Md.-based Lockemy’s […]