Latin Folk Rock Artist Elena Lacayo: ‘When Women Give Other Women Opportunities, It Allows Us to Step Up’

Elena Lacayo

Elena Lacayo, frontwoman of Latin folk rock band Elena y Los Fulanos, is living her dream. Learn about her inspiring story with contributing writer Cynthia Gross, including the unexpected circumstances that led to her pursuing a career in music, highlights from her recent tour with Latin Grammy-winning female mariachi band Flor de Toloache (she got to hang out with John Legend and Miguel among other things), and her special message in honor of Women’s History Month.

Philippe de Pontet Utilizes Wordplay in ‘Which Way?’ EP

Philippe de Pontet "Which Way?"

Recent Articles By Margaret Adams D.C.-based singer-songwriter, guitarist, and percussionist Philippe de Pontet recently released his new EP “Which Way?”, on January 28. The 7-track collection is a follow-up to his 2021 album, Unwind Your Mind. The EP’s most vibrant and intriguing parts are the lyrics; almost every song features enormously creative and interesting elements. […]

Nathan Gray & The Iron Roses Are Feeling ‘Fired Up’

Nathan Gray "Fired Up"

More to Watch By Cynthia Gross https://youtu.be/H-PN5eGO1A0This 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. In anticipation of their upcoming U.S. tour dates, Elkton-Maryland-based Nathan Gray […]

‘Losing Sight’ is Ocean Drive at their Most Brutal and Political

Ocean Drive_Losing Sight

More to Watch By Charlie Maybee https://youtu.be/Ro-cC8OuL2c 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. Montreal-based metalcore band, Ocean Drive, just released their new music […]

888moment, Gusto Mane, and Kayrxn Power Through Thoughtful Rhymes on New Single ‘Foundations’

888moment "Foundations"

Recent Articles By Charlie Maybee https://youtu.be/XxsMy9p6S4Q 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. Baltimore-based rapper 888moment closed out the year with a chill, but […]

Jon Stancer Faces the Darkness with EP ‘In Light Of’

Jon Stancer "These Arms Won't Let You Go"

More to Watch By Margaret Adams https://youtu.be/8qjFJhz0B_g 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. Toronto, Canada-based artist Jon Stancer recently released a new single, […]

Flo Anito: ‘Music Has Sat Beside Me On the Floor, My Best Friend, Holding My Hand, Offering Tissues, Reminding Me To Breathe’

Flo Anito

“Music saved my life,” explains D.C.-based artist Flo Anito. “In my hardest times, music has sat beside me on the floor, my best friend, holding my hand, offering tissues, reminding me to breathe. Singer-songwriters like Ani DiFranco, Fiona Apple, and Jewel and artists like Nina Simone let me know I wasn’t alone in my pain or loneliness. Composers like Chopin, Ellington, and Gershwin were able to bear their souls through music in ways the spoken word could not convey, bending time and space to mirror the shape of emotion.” Learn more about Flo Anito’s exciting journey with contributing writer Linc Bradham.

Max Feinstein Faces Challenges Head-on with ‘Dear Anxious’

Max Feinstein "Dear Anxious"

More to Watch By Cynthia Gross https://youtu.be/CJnI4eThyyQ 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 his latest single “Dear Anxious,” North Jersey-based […]

Brazilian Artist Rafael Pondé: ‘Don’t Try to Live According to What or Who Other People Believe that You Are’

Rafael Pondé

Salvador, Brazil-born and Washington, D.C.-based artist Rafael Pondé is a visionary. Engaging in conversation with him feels like reconnecting with a dear friend. You leave inspired by his depth of perspective and sensitivity to the people and places that surround him. Learn more about Rafael Pondé’s fascinating journey with contributing writer Cynthia Gross, including what identity means to him as a Brazilian artist, the best piece of advice he’s been given, and the one thing he’s never shared about his great uncle, legendary composer Humberto Porto.