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Juliet Lloyd Processes Change through ‘Letters’

Press photo of Juliet Lloyd sitting in a field while wearing a dress

Recent Articles Award-winning roots-folk artist releases her latest single On August 23, acclaimed Maryland-based roots-folk artist Juliet Lloyd released her latest single, “Letters.” Juliet Lloyd – Press Photo – Courtesy of Nancy Anderson Cordell The poignant, skillfully crafted track, which may be Lloyd’s most personal yet, explores the change that inevitably comes with time through […]

Dave Mallen of Innovation Station Music: ‘I Didn’t Get Into This Line of Work to Just Set Up Mics and Hit Record’

Dave Mallen in the Control Room of Innovation Station Music - Courtesy of the Artist

Three-time WAMMIE Award winning producer Dave Mallen has contributed to some of the best music of the DMV, as evidenced by the 200 plus artists whose careers Innovation Station Music, his one-stop-shop studio, has advanced. Join contributing writer Cynthia Gross as she connects with Mallen to discuss his early starts, the circumstances that led him to transition from a full-time career in IT consulting to music production, how being a Highly Sensitive Person allows him to provide a one-of-a-kind experience for clients, and what Mallen considers his “why” beyond the music. Take us back to the beginning. Where did you get your starts in music?

DAVE: From age 2, I’m told I was always running to the piano at my grandmother’s house. My grandmother was a trained opera singer and pianist and was probably my first inspiration for becoming a musician. She would always tell me to “play with feeling”, and to this day, I try to inject as much emotion into the music I play and produce.

Teghan Devon Enjoys Time with ‘V.I.P.’ Friends Only

Teghan Devon "V.I.P.

Recent Articles By Jessica McCormick https://youtu.be/o7Ls2YPZ7KI 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. Teghan Devon is a life-long musician, writing songs and performing from […]

Hayley Fahey Takes Us Back to the ‘Good Old Days’

Hayley Fahey

Toward the end of the summer, DMV-raised and now Nashville-based soul-infused pop and sometimes blues singer-songwriter Hayley Fahey released a beautiful three-track EP that she began the process for during quarantine. The EP, “Good Old Days,” includes “Halfhearted Love Song,” “Melting,” and the title track. Contributing writer Maura Marcellino had the pleasure of chatting with Hayley about her influences, upbringing, creative process, fashion, and the ever so confusing topic of work-life balance, including Hayley’s secret for finding the right balance.