Family, Music, and Mythology: An Interview with HØVDING
The music industry is full of acts that were born from family ties: from the pop stylings of The Jackson 5 to the grungy sci-fi epics of Chevelle. One of the latest to hit the scene has been HØVDING, a Nashville-based project formed by singer and violinist, Nika Jane, and her father and producer, Geoff Duncan. The duo finds their inspiration from Nordic history and mythology, and you can feel the mystic undercurrent and palpable heartbeat that runs through each of their songs with urgency. Join contributing writer Charlie Maybee, as he sits down with Jane and Duncan to discuss their music catalogue to-date, songwriting influences, and what the future holds for the band.
Rising Bronx-Based Rapper $avannah Hannah: ‘I Have No Urge to Be Anything Other than Myself’
A proud product of “the hood,” Bronx-based artist $avannah Hannah is one of the hottest rising talents in the area rap scene, captivating the attention of a growing list of industry heavyweights, including Cardi B and Nicki Minaj. Learn more about $avannah Hannah’s exciting journey with contributing writer Cynthia Gross, including the heartbreaking circumstances that led to her starts as a full-time musician; the most important thing she learned as a featured artist on Netflix’s Rhythm + Flow; and her special message in honor of LGBTQ Pride Month.