The Beauty From Heartbreak: A talk With Burr Oak

Photo By Alexa Viscius Conducted by Jess Dominguez Over a month ago, Chicago based artist Burr Oak released their debut album Late Bloomer. Songwriter Savanna Dickhut is the voice behind indie folk band Burr Oak, as well as a preschool teacher. Savanna shared with WLUW what influences her songwriting filled with imagery, beauty, and heartbreak.  … Continue reading The Beauty From Heartbreak: A talk With Burr Oak

“Soft is Strong” – A Conversation with Half Waif

Interview conducted by: Makenzie Creden Half Waif's Mythopoetics, released July 9th on ANTI- records, is a collection of very personal stories and tender emotions interwoven between simple keyboard chords, crescendoing electronic arrangements, and explosive vocals. The album sounds of true catharsis. This week we had the opportunity to chat with the lovely Nandi Rose of … Continue reading “Soft is Strong” – A Conversation with Half Waif

Yoo Doo Right Talks New Record, ‘Don’t Think You Can Escape Your Purpose’ and more with WLUW

By Anaïs Turiello  Yoo Doo Right are a Montreal-based band with the power to electrify, hypnotize, and challenge the traditional ways of experiencing post-rock as we know it. The trio, consisting of Justin Cober, Charles Masson, and John Talbot,  fuse krautrock with shoegaze, using their own blend of sonic experimentation paired with modern ideals of resistance … Continue reading Yoo Doo Right Talks New Record, ‘Don’t Think You Can Escape Your Purpose’ and more with WLUW

Not That Bad: A Look at DIY Band Life During the Pandemic

Interview conducted by: Josie Stahler Hailing from Long Beach, the land of acts varying from Snoop Dogg to Sublime, Not That Bad seeks to bring a modern punk performance to a post-pandemic world. WLUW had the opportunity to chat with the lead vocalist of Not That Bad, Isaac Foster, on the challenges posed by COVID-19 … Continue reading Not That Bad: A Look at DIY Band Life During the Pandemic

A Chat with Chlöe Drallos from Zilched

Chloë Drallos photographed by Craigan Oster Interview conducted by Jess Dominguez Zilched is a band that intrigued me from the start. The honest lyrics and sometimes brutal noise-pop embodies teenage angst that will make you nostalgic. The Detroit rocker, Chloë Drallos, collaborated with drummer Nick Russo in releasing the debut album, Doompop, on October 23rd, 2020. Drallos … Continue reading A Chat with Chlöe Drallos from Zilched

Olivia’s World Releases new EP “Tuff 2B Tender” and More with Alice Rezende

By: Allison Lapinski Have you ever heard the first few chords of a song and immediately known that you’d love a band’s entire discography? This was the case upon my first listen of “Debutante,” a song from the Australian band Olivia’s World. There are a lot of things that I find intriguing, fresh, and simply … Continue reading Olivia’s World Releases new EP “Tuff 2B Tender” and More with Alice Rezende

WLUW Interviews Yeek, Discusses “Valencia” and More

Interview by Allison Lapinski Yeek is the name for Sebastian Carandang’s minimalist fusion of R&B, pop, and trap-inspired music. The New Jersey native spent his early years in Florida and California, leading to his first album, Love Slacker in 2015. Love Slacker and his sophomore album, Sebastian, are packed with moments of hesitation, reassurance, and … Continue reading WLUW Interviews Yeek, Discusses “Valencia” and More

An Interview with Katy Kirby

By Allison Lapinski Katy Kirby’s highly anticipated debut album, Cool Dry Place will be available on Friday, February 19th via Keeled Scales Records. Originally from Texas, Kirby now resides in Nashville, where she wrote and recorded the majority of the album.  Throughout the past few months, the singer-songwriter has released the singles “Tap Twice,” “Juniper,” … Continue reading An Interview with Katy Kirby