By Isaac Finn (@ifinn_flavorlessgum) Edited by Olivia Paranich (@lamechica) The Philadelphia DIY scene is a complex network of bands, hosts, and fans, all eager for the raw energy you can only experience at a house show. One force that actively embraces the community is Amanda McCormick of @houseshowphilly. With an
By Taylor Davies Diana Is Calling found its roots in Philadelphia. Brought together by Melanie Juliano, the lead singer/songwriter, a group of aspiring artists from The University of The Arts in center city blend multiple genres. Melanie draws from several inspirations as she grew up listening to
By Stephen Cirino Editor: Taylor Davies Brought together by Melanie Juliano, the lead singer/songwriter, Diana Is Calling found its roots in Philadelphia at The University of The Arts, where their jazz training blossomed into friendship and genuine respect for each other’s artistry. Their collection of music
By Taylor Davies Design by Zack Stith Livestream Rewind is where we recap our Instagram Live performances from the past season. We host UArts artists as well as artists affiliated with the UArts community, giving you the expansive experience of the Philadelphia area! This rewind features artists
By Taylor Davies I have always used music as a way to cope with stress and anxiety. I really love falling into “flow” when writing, producing, or playing. The psychological state of flow is the closest thing to nirvana or heaven that I’ve ever experienced. Growing up
By Taylor Davies Photo by Kiara Laserna Meet America Loves Me America Loves Me started in the summer of 2019. I had fallen into an indefinite hiatus with my band, Fox Memorial, and I was eager to start writing again. I created America Loves Me and
By Taylor Davies Rubber is a Philly-based writing/producing duo developed by Andrew Loper and John Della Franco during their time studying at Temple University in 2017. Since then, Rubber has released their debut EPs Rubber Baby and Buggy Bumpers, along with a series of singles, serving as
By: Olivia Paranich & Mackenzie Markstein Editor: Taylor Davies Hey everyone! My name is Olivia and I host The Pod with Mackenzie! We had the opportunity to ask Pops Tuna a few questions about inspiration, David Dobrik, and local bands. Check it out!