When Dan Vidmar of Shy Girls was getting started, sending demos around a friend mentioned in jest that he sounded like a 'shy girl.' Features interviewer Miranda Phelps sat down with Dan just before taking the state at Subterranean in Chicago. Listen to the full origin story, current touring vibes - including die-hard traveling fans, and tracing vulnerability to the music on and off the stage....and more!
The Districts graced the Riot Fest stage for the first time in 2018. Features Director Miranda Phelps caught up with the guys after their set to talk roots, politics, activism in action, and 90s uncle vibes.
Vocalist Via Rosa and producer Na'el Shehade are the duo known as DRAMA. Features interviewer Miranda Phelps caught up with them at Mamby on the Beach to talk shop. They got into what it’s like to collaborate as friends, whether or not they are hopeful about love, and shared some stories from the making of their current release, ‘Lies After Love.’
Miranda Phelps caught up with Chicago Hip Hop artist Joseph Chilliams after his set at Mamby on the Beach. They talk in depth about collaborations and co-producing his newest release - the content of which was inspired by Tina Fey’s ‘Mean Girls’ and so much more.
Features interviewer Miranda Phelps sat down with Dessa, a member of hip-hop group Doomtree, who just released her latest solo record Chime. They spent time discussing the album, what it’s like to travel alone as a woman, her new book, and the incredible fan reception of Chime.