💬#FMFINTERVIEW: A Q & A WITH CUSI COYLLUR AND HER DOMESTIC ABUSE THEMED MUSIC VIDEO

Cusi Coyllur, (coo-see coy-your), Is an Incan princess name, and also the musical endeavour of one L.A. based, Shannen Roberts. Her experimental and confessional singer/songwriter styled compositions draw influence from artists such as Fiona Apple, Björk, Amanda Palmer, and St. Vincent. Shannen is also a mental health advocate who instructs yoga and is the founder of The Strange Is Beautiful, an Alternative Self-Help Guide which promotes mental health awareness and healing through interviews, articles, and beautiful artwork. She also hosted an Instagram Live Show called ‘Sick… or Something’, which deals with her own struggles with arthritis, IBS, and mind obstacles, FULL POST

💬#FMFINTERVIEW: A Q&A WITH CAROLINE LAZAR

Caroline Lazar is an Alternative Singer/Songwriter who currently resides in Orlando, Florida, where she studies songwriting, music business, and English literature.   Growing up, Caroline’s parents encouraged her to explore music.  She studied piano, participated in musicals, and later learned to play Sax.  In her adolescence, Caroline began experimented with writing poetry to channel her feelings, which later became the blueprint for her intensely personal and very powerful musical compositions.  Her diverse set of influences include Bob Dylan, Nick Drake, Lucy Rose, Bon Iver, Adele, and Ariana Grande.  One of Caroline’s strengths is that, as disconnected as these artists might FULL POST

💬#FMFINTERVIEW: A Q&A WITH LOSTCHILD

Lostchild is Joe Copplestone, a singer/songwriter and producer hailing from the small town of Banbury.  Joe always felt like an outsider growing up, but through music, was able to discover and connect with like minded individuals all over the world.  One of his most fortunate encounters came in the form of a musical collaboration with an artist named Bow Promise.  After producing her first release, the partnership continued, and with her encouragement, Joe struck out on his own to unleash ‘Soothe’ online.  The single was well received and Lostchild was conceived. In addition to his continued production work for Bow FULL POST

💬#FMFINTERVIEW: A Q&A WITH KURT MARBLE | LAURA’S HOUSE MUSIC VIDEO PREMIERE

Birthed and raised nearly three decades ago in a distilled northern Ontario version of Twin Peaks called Espanola, the always glittery Kurt Marble creates musical concoctions that might be described as a volatile fusion of nu-garage, psychedelia, experimental, and indie rock.  Deriving influences and styles from the likes of of Sabbath, T. Rex, Pinkerton-era Weezer, Mac Demarco, and The Flaming Lips, Kurt’s unforgettable soundscapes draw you in and don’t let go. With one EP entitled ‘Notes‘ already under his belt, Kurt is now poised to unleash a new EP to the world, entitled ‘Friend Of Mine’.  Both of his releases were written, performed, recorded, FULL POST

💬#FMFINTERVIEW: A Q&A WITH HALF WAIF

Half Waif is the musical brainchild of one Nandi Rose Plunkett. Like her self-referencing musical alias suggests, Nandi’s relentless pursuit of a place to plant her roots while possessing many homes is a recurring theme observed through her art.  Her wandering spirit has seen her settle across the United States from Massachusetts, to Ohio, and finally to her current dwelling in Brooklyn, New York.  Her genetic origins can be traced back even further across the globe.  Born to an Indian refugee mother and a father or Irish and Swiss descent, Nandi’s multi-cultural lineage has always been a deep source of inspiration and longing that FULL POST