THE WHIRLING GIRLISH: Rising rap artist Angel Haze freestyles into our hearts

Angel Haze, born Raykeea Wilson, is as much a societal trailblazer as she is a rising rap artist. The career of the 22-year-old has come a long way since its genesis on Tumblr just a couple of years ago. But her story starts way before then. At age 16, Haze left her strict Pentecostal Greater Apostolic Church community in Detroit, Michigan and set out for Brooklyn, New York with her mother. Here, she was able to begin to tackle the mental and traumatic... Read More

THE WHIRLING GIRLISH: Interview with record producer Cheryl Pawelski

Cheryl Pawelski is a rock star. A she’s no newcomer to the music business. Pawelski is a three time Grammy Awards nominee with over twenty years of industry experience, and also co-founder of California based Omnivore Records (named by her equally awesome wife, writer Professor Audrey Bilger). In 2010, Pawelski joined forces with fellow audiophiles to create a company dedicated to releasing great records of any genre, with stories that contribute... Read More

THE WHIRLING GIRLISH: Interview with Brazilian Drummer Fernanda Terra

The Whirling Girlish interviews Fernanda Terra, drummer for the Brazilian band Kombato, and instructor at Girls Rock Camp Brazil. They talk Brazilian punk culture, and Brazil’s current state of political turmoil. Sao Paulo, Brazil—There is some gnarly stuff going on in Brazil these days. It’s actually been this way for quite some time. Make shift houses and dilapidated structures blanket mountainsides along endless miles of breath... Read More


SUB AP! CAL: THE CHARIOT AT THE ORPHEUM 11.15.13 Over the last decade The Chariot has released five poetic, bone crushing LP’s that have managed to simultaneously inspire positivity in it’s fan base, while also creating an avalanche of sound hell bent on engulfing anything in its path. When they haven’t been writing, they’ve traveled around the world putting on one of the most energetic live sets of anyone in the business.... Read More

LOOK: The Haven Benefit Show feat. words words words, Me Vs. Everyone, Ten Acres and Madison Turner 9.21.13

Patrons of the art view some of the many excellent pieces on display at The Haven Benefit Show on September 21st at Epic Problem Kudos to the organizers of The Haven Benefit for raising $400 for The Centre for Women in Tampa, FL. The show was held on September 21, 2013 at Epic Problem and featured music performances and donated art from lots of artists including Marina Berry, Kelsie Conley, Mia Culbertson, Lauren Denitzio, Nicole Kibert, Laura Spencer,... Read More

WATCH: Gameface has a NEW 7″ coming out on Equal Vision 11.5.13

Gameface plays Day Zero of the Revelation Records 25th Anniversary Shows at The Glass House, Pomona, CA on June 7, 2012. Hooray! Gameface is putting out a 7″ on November 5th on Equal Vision Records with a record to follow in early 2014. The 7” has a new song “Come On Down” and a re-recorded version of “The Only Chance We Get.” AND, Mike McTernan (Damnation A.D.) did some back-up vocals which is extra cool. Check out the band talking... Read More

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