Listen, it’s 2016 and I’m finally coming to terms with the fact that Guitar Hero III is, like, the most important influence in my life. Let’s discuss.
Meet Arrow De Wilde, the force of nature behind glam rockers Starcrawler. Our friend Megan-Magdalena had the chance to chat with Arrow about her inspiration, Catholic school, and how she found the confidence to put on the best live show in music today.
Strokes aficionado Jeanette explores band guitarist Nick Valensi’s new band and frontman endeavor “CRX”. Check out her photography!
Meet Yasmine Panah – our favorite NYC music business babe. She started working at Cult Records when she was only 18 (!) and now she’s killin’ it as a campaign manager at Weller Media Agency. As our #moderngirlcrush of the week, we talked to her about her career, where the music industry is headed, groupies, and her current music faves. We can’t get enough of Yasmine – read on to see why!
Meet AIVA, an empress of the electro-ethereal based in DC. From singer to visual artist to spiritual healer, her talents are as multi-layered as the mystical new age project she has fashioned. After being discovered on MySpace and signed to a label in London, AIVA has now taken control of her visionary projects by producing AIVA AFTER, a multimedia experience that is an ode to her unique and creative expressions fully connecting you to your bliss body. As our #moderngirlcrush of the week, we asked to peek inside her creative process, her experiences working with a label based in London and what it means to be an independent artist of the new age.
Although she had performed the piece at a few festivals already, her dancers said afterwards that they had never, ever seen her dance with as much intensity as she had danced that night. The city gave her strength, and she gave back. Join us for an evening with FKA Twigs at her only headlining show of 2016.
In a continuing celebration of the 15th anniversary of The Strokes’ “Is This It”, Modern Girls brings you the original track-listing as viewed through The Inflammatory Essays.