Recent Articles By Cynthia Gross On July 2, Los Angeles-born singer-songwriter Chris Mallett released his latest single, “Coastin’ Down the 10,” ft. Niv-Lac. The buoyant, feel-good rap track, which showcases the emerging artist’s lyrical flow, offers a perfect addition to your summer playlist. Chris Mallett began composing “Coastin’ Down the 10” on piano as a […]
Joseph Michael Jones: ‘Just Because Someone Isn’t Seeing You As Something Doesn’t Mean You’re Not That’
Multifaceted creative and DMV native Joseph Michael Jones is one of a kind. Blending the roles of visual artist, author, playwright, actor, musician, and industry professional, he demonstrates the freedom that comes from creating a life on your own terms. Learn more about Joseph Michael Jones’ journey with contributing writer Cynthia Gross, including his favorite DC9 Nightclub memory, how he navigates his identity as a queer Black man, and the most important lesson he has learned during his growth process.
Recent Articles By Cynthia Gross On May 27, American-Chilean singer-songwriter Marilyn Hucek released her new single, “Boy Drama,” a dreamy, post-breakup track that empowers women to never loose sight of their self-worth in the aftermath of a failed relationship. “Boy Drama” was inspired by one of Hucek’s long-time friends who was going through an abortion. […]
Born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey and growing up in Ocean City, Kevin Whelan has always had music in the forefront of his life. His biggest most formal gig came in the form of one of the catchiest and most thoughtful indie rock groups of the ’90s, The Wrens. Last year, Whelan released the debut album from his new project, Aeon Station. Learn more about Kevin Whelan’s journey with contributing writer Jaci Jedrych, including his most indispensable artist tool, best advice for aspiring musicians, and his special message in recognition of Autism Awareness Month.
Electro Pop Artist MIZZI: ‘Sometimes You Have to Break a Rule to Create Something Special and Unique’
RIAA Certified Multi-Platinum songwriter and producer Heather Jeanette Miley, who performs under the stage name MIZZI, knows the secret to writing a hit pop song. The Virginia Beach-born and Los Angeles-based artist has penned songs for some of the most popular artists of our generation. Learn more about MIZZI’s journey with contributing writer Cynthia Gross, including the top three things she misses about Virginia, her favorite celebrity collaboration, and her special message in honor of Women’s History Month.
More to Watch By Charlie Maybee Rockville, Maryland-born and Shippensburg, Pennsylvania-based pop rock musician, Alexia Christian, is not here to play games with her new single “Single Life,” which released March 18. “’Single Life’ is about the celebration of being single. We live in a world where being single is not always accepted,” Christian writes. […]
Recent Articles By Linc Bradham An artist who is no stranger to the Alchemical community – Kate Brunotts – has just released what is one of her most compelling singles yet, a collaboration with NYC-based River Hooks. The tune, “Prototype,” is borne of a story that is the stuff of 21st-century film. Brunotts and Hooks […]
Recent Articles By Emma Page Hannah Nagle, 20, a singer-songwriter and Orlando-based college student originally from Richmond, VA, consoles and encourages us to “Take it easy, babe,” in her dreamy new single, “Speak Easy.” The track, which debuted on March 3, consists of a waltz-esque piano progression, as well as guitar, which adds to its […]
More to Watch By Charlie Maybee Yung Kayo is back with a bombastic new music video for the single “YEET,” which feels like a rollercoaster hurtling through space at alarming speeds. Coming hot off the trails of his debut album DFTK, it’s sure to pull viewers right out of their seats. The first few moments […]
One of today’s most exciting reggae/funk groups that you’ve likely already heard of, but may not know is actually from right in our DMV backyard in Annapolis, Maryland is none other than Bumpin Uglies. Bumpin Uglies blend and swirl a style that weaves a sonic palette of upbeat music, heartfelt lyrics, and most of all, fun – channeling ska and reggae favorites. Join contributing writer Linc Bradham as he discusses the band’s wildly successful career, how they navigated the height of COVID-19, and why they believe “this whole gig is survival of the fittest.”