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Emo Trio Fieldrush: ‘We Were Working to Get the Most Out of Not Just Our Songs, But Also Ourselves’

Fieldrush - Photo by Nick Brandau

San Diego-based emo trio Fieldrush named their band after a desert plant, specifically, a weed that can withstand harsh conditions. Given that the band was established during the height of the pandemic, the name feels fitting. Fieldrush’s high-energy compositions, carefree attitude, and introspective songwriting position the band as an unmistakable rising act. Learn more about Fieldrush’s exciting story, including how the band’s cultural diversity informs their creative process, their favorite memory of the D.C. area, and what audiences can expect from their forthcoming debut EP, Fundamentals.

Pacing Has an Infamous Reputation in ‘The Family’

Pacing "The Family"

Recent Articles By Cynthia Gross On February 14, Pacing, the songwriting and recording project of Pittsburgh-based artist Katie McTigue, released their latest single, “The Family.” The quirky, highly engaging track is the lead single from the band’s forthcoming album, Hatemail. “’The Family’ is narrated by a desperate young mafia-aspirant who wants to be a big […]

Ben Senses Creates Wholeness from Brokenness

D.C. post-hardcore artist Ben Senses releases "Someone Needs You, Pt. II"

Recent Articles By Cynthia Gross This Alchemical Records article is read by the author 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 his latest single, “Someone Needs You, […]

Look for Trouble with Gary

Recent Articles The Alchemist Gary is a music collaboration between long-time friends, Jayson Gerycz (Cloud Nothings) on the drums and Gary Spolarich (vocals, guitar, bass). While Jayson was on a break from touring and Gary was living in Washington D.C, “Ideas Riding” was recorded. According to Gary, an album’s worth of songs were written in […]