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In today's episode, Izzy catches up with Brooklyn-based punk rocker and poet Shilpa Ray. Izzy and Shilpa discuss her upbringing in a Bengali family in New Jersey, being mentored by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, her latest album 'Portrait of a Lady,' and why she believes counter-cultural anarchy was a sham for all the women involved in the movement. ✨ MORE ABOUT SHILPA RAY ✨Shilpa Ray is a self-described "fire-breathing cyclops ripping off Nina Simone ripping off Screamin' Jay Hawkins ripping off the devil." Combining punk rock with glam, gothic rockabilly, and blues, her music is unabashedly direct and politically charged. Her latest album 'Portrait of a Lady,' tackles this directness head-on with song titles like "Cry for the Cameras," "Charm School for Damaged Boys," and "Manic Pixie Dream Cunt." She is currently on tour in Europe. ✨ KEEP UP TO DATE WITH SHILPA RAY ✨Web: https://www.shilparay.netInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/shilparayofficial/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shilpa.ray.9Twitter: https://twitter.com/shilparayisgodBandcamp: https://shilparay.bandcamp.com/musicSpotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2aBdKyqYmbMAxMFCujJSqw?si=zx_E41niSfmjQGRito1cUQ✨ CONNECT WITH IZZY ✨YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv6SBgiYCpYbx9BOYNefkIgWebsite: https://izzyshutup.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agrrrlstwosoundcents/Twitter: https://twitter.com/missannthropei 
In the premiere episode of Season 3 of “Sounding Out with Izzy,” Isabel Corp interviews first-wave punk pioneer, author, and self-proclaimed troublemaker Alice Bag. Izzy and Alice discuss Alice’s life story and how she successfully managed to thrive in the music industry while maintaining her independent DIY ethos. Their conversation also tackles the art of survival, Alice’s legacy in punk history, and preserving the historical memory of unrecognized women who have made invaluable contributions to rock. ✨ MORE ABOUT ALICE BAG ✨Alice Bag is an American punk rock singer, author, educator, and feminist archivist. She is a founding member of proto-hardcore band The Bags, a foundational group in the first wave of LA punk whose legacy was immortalized in the Penelope Spheeris-directed punk documentary, The Decline of Western Civilization along with Black Flag, X, Circle Jerks, and The Germs.✨ KEEP UP TO DATE WITH ALICE BAG ✨Web: https://alicebag.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/alice_bag/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AliceBagYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/AliceBag1/featuredTwitter: https://twitter.com/AliceBag✨ CONNECT WITH IZZY ✨YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv6SBgiYCpYbx9BOYNefkIgWebsite: https://izzyshutup.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agrrrlstwosoundcents/Twitter: https://twitter.com/missannthropei 
Today, riot grrrl veteran Gina Young joins Izzy to discuss growing up in a catholic household and finding herself in New York City's anti-folk scene in the 2000s. Other topics of discussion include their role as secretary of their local chapter of riot grrrl, organizing protests against rock radio’s sexist codes of conduct, and that one time Regina Spektor performed in her living room. ✨ MORE ABOUT GINA YOUNG ✨Gina Young (she/they) is an award-winning writer, director, songwriter, performer, and curator whose work weaves music, movement, and text. Her work has been presented in museums, punk clubs, and gay bars across the US and Europe. She is also known for her unapologetically queer punk/folk riot grrrl-adjacent recods 'Intractable,' and 'She's So Androgynous.' ✨ KEEP UP TO DATE WITH GINA YOUNG ✨Web: https://www.ginayoung.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/ohginayoung?s=21&t=mK-LCSDL9FUn4B5Sp5bjEwInstagram: https://instagram.com/ginagenius?igshid=NDRkN2NkYzU=Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0U64coxrK2Wm5s2PmApkBn?si=Tj3ks2ynTiudBK5qBOGvpQ✨ CONNECT WITH IZZY ✨YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv6SBgiYCpYbx9BOYNefkIgWebsite: https://izzyshutup.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agrrrlstwosoundcents/Twitter: https://twitter.com/missannthropei 
For today's episode, Marina Heath from Crashing Atlas joins Izzy to discuss recording a debut album during pandemic lockdowns, the sacred space of pop concerts, teenage girlhood and music fandom, and how she transformed grief and heartbreak into her most personal and dynamic songwriting material. ✨ MORE ABOUT CRASHING ATLAS ✨Crashing Atlas is a dynamic Hard Rock band hailing from the surrounding Washington, D.C., area comprised of Marina Heath [Lead Vocals], Dougie Chi-Town [Guitars, Vocals], Nick Giambruno [Guitars, Vocals], and Paul Grossman [drums].  They released their debut album, Black Sky Sunrise, in June 2021 and have spent summer 2022 on tour getting the album in front of as many eyes and ears as possible.  ✨ KEEP UP TO DATE WITH CRASHING ATLAS ✨Web: https://www.crashingatlas.comTwitter: https://twitter.com/crashingatlasInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/crashingatlas/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CrashingAtlasBand/Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/6lZSasV1MNuJ940okDlwNw?si=vM02KskARlaCaChDG2Dpaw✨ CONNECT WITH IZZY ✨YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv6SBgiYCpYbx9BOYNefkIgWebsite: https://izzyshutup.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agrrrlstwosoundcents/Twitter: https://twitter.com/missannthropei 
For today's episode, Izzy is joined by musician, author, and public speaker Shawna Potter of War on Women. Izzy and Shawna discuss how public spaces can take action to prevent harassment and abuse in their establishments, Shawna's work in bystander intervention training, what it's like balancing the responsibilities of a lead singer, writer, and safety consultant, and much more!✨ MORE ABOUT SHAWNA POTTER ✨Shawna Potter is the front person for War on Women, the Baltimore-based co-ed feminist punk band whose gnashing anthems outwardly tackle societal ills from religious subjugation to gun violence, armchair activism, and abortion. Potter is also the host of the podcast "But Her Lyrics..." and the author of 'Making Spaces Safer:  A Guide to Giving Harassment the Boot Wherever You Work, Play, and Gather,' which has become a go-to guide for venues, bars, and public spaces, in general, to help make their communities more fun and inclusive. ✨ BUY 'MAKING SPACES SAFER' HERE ✨https://www.akpress.org/making-spaces-safer-book.html ✨ KEEP UP TO DATE WITH SHAWNA POTTER/WAR ON WOMEN ✨Web: https://shawnapotter.comTwitter: https://twitter.com/WarOnWomenbandInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/waronwomen/Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/but-her-lyrics/id1538652998Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2cRFZn5EhqH0Wu1gHlOHlz?si=fv__LnlKQEe0wvjWYIPzUQ✨ CONNECT WITH IZZY ✨YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv6SBgiYCpYbx9BOYNefkIgWebsite: https://izzyshutup.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agrrrlstwosoundcents/Twitter: https://twitter.com/missannthropei ✨ ABORTION RESOURCES ✨Where to get Plan C pills online: https://www.plancpills.org/find-pillsFind a brick and mortar clinic:https://www.ineedana.comhttps://www.abortionfinder.orghttps://prochoice.orgCyber security info: https://digitaldefensefund.orgMedical questions during at home miscarriage/abortion: https://www.mahotline.orgLegal questions: https://www.reprolegalhelpline.orgFind an abortion doula: https://www.wearedopo.comJudgement-free all options counseling: https://www.all-options.orgEmotional support during medication abortion: https://reprocare.comEmotional support after your abortion check: https://exhaleprovoice.orghttps://www.connectandbreathe.orgHelp with practical support (transportation, childcare, etc.): https://apiaryps.org/pso-listFunding for your abortion: https://abortionfunds.org
"Now do you hear that sound, as the model breaks,Take the stage and let the image of him fade away." - Sleater-Kinney TW: This episode includes discussions of sexual assault. Listener discretion is advised. In today's episode, Izzy is joined by Ashley Kossakowski, the brains behind Brooklyn-based riot grrrl act Groupie. Topics of discussion include finding her bandmates on Craigslist, standing up to sexual harassment at work, bygone rock and roll heroes, culling song lyrics from Patti Smith poems, and much more!  ✨ MORE ABOUT GROUPIE ✨Blending the rebel-rousing ethos of Riot Grrrl lyrics with the dissonant tones of post-punk and new wave instrumentation, Groupie is a Brooklyn four-piece helmed by the frenetically passionate Ashley Kossakowski (vocals, bass) and Johanna Healy (vocals, guitar), who were first brought together by an unassuming Craigslist ad.  After harnessing their sound over two EPs, Groupie released their debut album 'Ephemeral,' in 2021, with ten tracks casting a critiquing eye on society and the self, musing on fleeting intimacy, isolation, and displacement inherent in city life. ✨ KEEP UP TO DATE WITH GROUPIE ✨Bandcamp: https://verygoodrockandroll.bandcamp.com/album/ephemeralInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/groupie_band/Twitter: https://twitter.com/groupie_band?lang=enSpotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2SExAw0SRlwaeKcWRiha8q?si=1v-WWUQKQdK9cQ25MrLPWw✨ CONNECT WITH IZZY ✨YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv6SBgiYCpYbx9BOYNefkIgWebsite: https://izzyshutup.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agrrrlstwosoundcents/Twitter: https://twitter.com/missannthropei ✨ ABORTION RESOURCES ✨Where to get Plan C pills online: https://www.plancpills.org/find-pillsFind a brick and mortar clinic:https://www.ineedana.comhttps://www.abortionfinder.orghttps://prochoice.orgCyber security info: https://digitaldefensefund.orgMedical questions during at home miscarriage/abortion: https://www.mahotline.orgLegal questions: https://www.reprolegalhelpline.orgFind an abortion doula: https://www.wearedopo.comJudgement-free all options counseling: https://www.all-options.orgEmotional support during medication abortion: https://reprocare.comEmotional support after your abortion check: https://exhaleprovoice.orghttps://www.connectandbreathe.orgHelp with practical support (transportation, childcare, etc.): https://apiaryps.org/pso-listFunding for your abortion: https://abortionfunds.org
For today's episode, Izzy is joined by singer-songwriter and virtuoso omnichord player Lael Neale to talk about her outstanding 2021 album 'Acquainted with Night,' the intricate process of stripping away extraneous parts of a song to showcase vulnerability and simplicity, being tuned in with nature, her upcoming residence at Zebulon, and more! ✨ MORE ABOUT LAEL NEALE ✨Lael Neale is a singer-songwriter based in Virginia and LA whose uniquely haunting vocals and altruistic poetry have captivated the ears of thousands across the globe. Her latest album on Sub Pop, 'Acquainted with Night,' is a shimmering masterpiece recorded with lo-fi acoustics and composed on the inimitable omnichord.  ✨ KEEP UP TO DATE WITH LAEL NEALE ✨Web: https://laelneale.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/laelneale/Twitter: https://twitter.com/laelnealemusic?lang=enSpotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/7mi56yFiPlaLW2PtsZnoWF?si=gu1oN2igS-KG7ambWgR5rw✨ CONNECT WITH IZZY ✨YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv6SBgiYCpYbx9BOYNefkIgWebsite: https://izzyshutup.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agrrrlstwosoundcents/Twitter: https://twitter.com/missannthropei ✨ ABORTION RESOURCES ✨Where to get Plan C pills online: https://www.plancpills.org/find-pillsFind a brick and mortar clinic:https://www.ineedana.comhttps://www.abortionfinder.orghttps://prochoice.orgCyber security info: https://digitaldefensefund.orgMedical questions during at home miscarriage/abortion: https://www.mahotline.orgLegal questions: https://www.reprolegalhelpline.orgFind an abortion doula: https://www.wearedopo.comJudgement-free all options counseling: https://www.all-options.orgEmotional support during medication abortion: https://reprocare.comEmotional support after your abortion check: https://exhaleprovoice.orghttps://www.connectandbreathe.orgHelp with practical support (transportation, childcare, etc.): https://apiaryps.org/pso-listFunding for your abortion: https://abortionfunds.org
For today's episode, Izzy is joined by multi-hyphenate creative powerhouse Sydney Tate Bradford to talk about photographing bands in their most primal and passionate states in live settings, being raised in North Carolina, and how moving to New York to pursue her artistic dreams saved them from a toxic relationship. ✨ MORE ABOUT SYDNEY TATE BRADFORD ✨Sydney Tate Bradford is a maker located in new york city. She is a hopeful romantic bound to the beauties of vulnerability and resiliency. they are a vocal proponent of pursuing your passions and staying committed to growth (while accepting it is not linear). Sydney’s prevalent passions are writing, photography, modeling, alliteration, videography, performing, and so on. Her hobbies include researching, roller skating & skateboarding, hiking, and gardening. You can find their portfolio at www.noglory.co ✨ KEEP UP TO DATE WITH SYDNEY TATE BRADFORD ✨Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sydneytateb/Twitter: https://twitter.com/sydneytate14Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/user/sydneytatedits?si=29fdcc956a1c41b1TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@sydneytateb✨ CONNECT WITH IZZY ✨YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv6SBgiYCpYbx9BOYNefkIgWebsite: https://izzyshutup.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agrrrlstwosoundcents/Twitter: https://twitter.com/missannthropei ✨ ABORTION RESOURCES ✨Where to get Plan C pills online: https://www.plancpills.org/find-pillsFind a brick and mortar clinic:https://www.ineedana.comhttps://www.abortionfinder.orghttps://prochoice.orgCyber security info: https://digitaldefensefund.orgMedical questions during at home miscarriage/abortion: https://www.mahotline.orgLegal questions: https://www.reprolegalhelpline.orgFind an abortion doula: https://www.wearedopo.comJudgement-free all options counseling: https://www.all-options.orgEmotional support during medication abortion: https://reprocare.comEmotional support after your abortion check: https://exhaleprovoice.orghttps://www.connectandbreathe.orgHelp with practical support (transportation, childcare, etc.): https://apiaryps.org/pso-listFunding for your abortion: https://abortionfunds.org
For today's episode, Izzy is joined by garage pop virtuoso Boy Jr. to geek out about the Strokes and talk about their latest album 'Pay Attention to Meeee!.' Digressions include TikTok and social media burnout, our favorite musical duos, and strange musician true crime stories. ✨ MORE ABOUT BOY JR. ✨Boy Jr. is the brainchild of Rochester-based indie pop singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Erica Lubman. Known for their short-form videos on TikTok where they make mashups of songs in the styles of different artists, Boy Jr. also has an impressively lofty discography under their belt with several singles, an EP, and two full-length albums. Their newest album 'Pay Attention to Meeee!' comes out on June 24th. ✨ KEEP UP TO DATE WITH BOY JR. ✨Bandcamp: https://boyjr.bandcamp.comYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6bQOLIZhvjaxehL70d8oVQ?view_as=subscriberFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/BoyJrBand/TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@boyjr.69Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/boyjrofficial/✨ CONNECT WITH IZZY ✨YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv6SBgiYCpYbx9BOYNefkIgWebsite: https://izzyshutup.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agrrrlstwosoundcents/Twitter: https://twitter.com/missannthropei 
For today's episode, Izzy is joined by Lauren "LG" Gilbert, the brains behind the queer southern rock band Thelma and the Sleaze, to talk about recording a live EP at Muscle Shoals, her band's hometown touring documentary Kandyland, the But I'm a Cheerleader soundtrack, the importance of supporting local venues, and leaving Nashville for greener pastures. ✨ MORE ABOUT THELMA AND THE SLEAZE ✨Known for their off-the-wall live energy and records that combine heavy rock and roll with old-school southern blues, Thelma and the Sleaze is an all-female queer southern rock band based out of Nashville, TN. The band is the brainchild of lead vocalist and guitarist Lauren "LG" Gilbert and they have released two highly acclaimed LPs, Somebody's Doin Somethin and Fuck, Marry, Kill. The band was also the subject of a Seth Graves documentary, Kandyland, where they embarked on a 29-day tour playing 31 shows entirely within the confines their home town of Nashville. ✨ KEEP UP TO DATE WITH THELMA AND THE SLEAZE ✨Website: http://thelmaandthesleaze.comTwitter: https://twitter.com/ThelmaandtheSleInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/thelmaandthesleaze/Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/03VfdeLg04zHr8nmQ2rQ57YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk8nWpHVz-UZaysZ71kgJdAFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thelmaandthesleazeofficial/✨ CONNECT WITH IZZY ✨YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv6SBgiYCpYbx9BOYNefkIgWebsite: https://izzyshutup.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agrrrlstwosoundcents/Twitter: https://twitter.com/missannthropei 
In today's episode, Izzy is joined by Jessica Vaughn, who makes music under the moniker LACES. Vaughn is also the CEO of a multi-faceted music licensing company Head Bitch Music. Izzy and Jess discuss occupying multiple titles as an artist, music executive, and business owner, working collaboratively with the artists she mentors, and her mission to make the music industry a more empathetic and equitable space. ✨ MORE ABOUT LACES ✨LACES is the solo alternative pop project helmed by Jessica Vaughn, a seasoned music industry professional, CEO of the music publishing house Head Bitch Music, and the creative mastermind behind several other solo projects, including Charlotte Sometimes and JPOLND. Her latest album 'Super Weirdo' is now available on all streaming services. ✨ KEEP UP TO DATE WITH LACES ✨Website: https://www.headbitchmusic.comTwitter: https://twitter.com/headbtchmusicInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/headbtchmusic/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HeadBtchMusic/TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@headbtchmusic✨ CONNECT WITH IZZY ✨YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv6SBgiYCpYbx9BOYNefkIgWebsite: https://izzyshutup.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agrrrlstwosoundcents/Twitter: https://twitter.com/missannthropei 
In today's episode, Izzy is joined by award-winning journalist and child psychology expert Hanna Smith to talk about Season 1 of the Netflix adaptation of the beloved LGBTQIA+ webcomic, 'Heartstopper,' to discuss  Izzy's favorite highlights from the soundtrack, personal connections to the individual characters' stories, and how the show is a perfect model to show kids how queer joy can be an act of resistance. ✨ ARTICLES REFERENCED ✨Buzzfeed: 'Here's Why I Found Heartstopper Equally Traumatic and Gratifying at the Same Time' - https://www.buzzfeed.com/sam_cleal/heartstopper-reviewCharts Official: 'Songs featured in Netflix's Heartstopper experience major surge in chart sales' - https://www.officialcharts.com/chart-news/heartstopper-tracks-by-baby-queen-chvrches-shura-and-orla-gartland-receive-major-sales-uplift-thanks-to-netflix-hit__36213/✨ MORE ABOUT HANNA SMITH ✨Hanna Shae Smith is an award-winning journalist and a research assistant in pediatric behavioral health with the Arizona Twin Project at Arizona State University. Currently based in Mesa, Arizona, Hanna enjoys tarot reading and spending time with her cats, Dr. Christina Yang, Persephone, and Gams.  ✨ READ HANNA'S WORK ✨https://facingfacialpain.org/kelsey-darragh-internet-superstar-author-tn-patient/https://sbj.net/stories/setting-roots-from-refugee-to-orchard-owner-immigrant-builds-new-life-for-family-of-12,58102?https://sbj.net/stories/opinion-the-science-behind-beginning-a-reading-habit,56446?✨ CONNECT WITH IZZY ✨YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv6SBgiYCpYbx9BOYNefkIgWebsite: https://izzyshutup.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agrrrlstwosoundcents/Twitter: https://twitter.com/missannthropei 
In today's episode, Izzy is joined by West Seattle teen pop rock outfit THEM to talk about their new EP coming this summer, the exciting new wave of youth movements in the Seattle music scene, and writing conversational songs about breakups and hypothetical Netflix dramas. ✨ MORE ABOUT THEM ✨Comprised of four teenage musical virtuosos—Thompson, Hudson, Ellie, and Maia—THEM is a Seattle-based pop rock quartet that has quickly taken the West Coast music scene by storm, charting at #5 on KEXP with their 2021 single "BAD 4 U." THEM has also received high praise in publications like Audiofemme and the Stranger, and made live appearances at local Emerald City hotspots like The Vera Project, Pier 52, and Seattle’s historical Paramount Theatre. ✨ KEEP UP TO DATE WITH THEM ✨Website: https://www.theband-them.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/theband.them/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/th3bandthemTikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thebandthem?✨ CONNECT WITH IZZY ✨YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv6SBgiYCpYbx9BOYNefkIgWebsite: https://izzyshutup.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agrrrlstwosoundcents/Twitter: https://twitter.com/missannthropei 
Today Izzy is joined by Virginia-based indie folk songstress Kate Bollinger to talk about her latest EP, Look at it in the Light. Topics of discussion include Kate's upbringing in a musical family in the south, her expansive tapestry of influences, her latest music video inspired by the Monkees sitcom and "Help!" by the Beatles, and saying goodbye to Virginia. ✨ MORE ABOUT KATE BOLLINGER ✨Kate Bollinger is a Virginia-based singer-songwriter who also dabbles in poetry and filmmaking. Her jazz-tinged folk songs with haunting melodies and pensive lyrics hearken back to early childhood, growing up, and the loss of innocence, creating a framework onto which listeners can project their own experiences. Her latest EP, Look at it in the Light, is available now via Ghostly International. ✨ KEEP UP TO DATE WITH KATE BOLLINGER ✨Website: https://katebollinger.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/keetiebee/Twitter: https://twitter.com/katebsongsFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/katebollingermusicTikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@katebollingermusicYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/katebollinger?sub_confirmation=1Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/4eArh1v6UwBbKkjdgHCned?si=2uaI_efaQxmL3lCmtd33Ew✨ CONNECT WITH IZZY ✨YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv6SBgiYCpYbx9BOYNefkIgWebsite: https://izzyshutup.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agrrrlstwosoundcents/Twitter: https://twitter.com/missannthropei 
Today Izzy is joined by their favorite local band Razor Braids to discuss the band's burgeoning success, emotionally-driven songwriting, and post-traumatic growth in the wake of trauma. Topics include lead guitarist Janie Peacock bleeding all over her Les Paul at a single release show, our anticipation for the 'Meet Me in the Bathroom' documentary, and the band traveling to Swan Lake in Upstate New York to role play as a coven in the music video for their single "Don't Stop!" ✨ MORE ABOUT RAZOR BRAIDS ✨Razor Braids is a Brooklyn-based, queer, all-female/non-binary rock band that combines a heavy punk energy with an indie rock vulnerability culminating in frenetic live shows and a dynamic sound anchored in a 90s alternative ethos. In the throes of the pandemic, Razor Braids' first single “Nashville,'' recorded by Emmy Award-winning engineers Jeremy Lee Given and Mark Leombardi, was released in March of 2020 and met with an overwhelmingly positive reaction from local publications like Post-Trash, Audiofemme, and Look at My Records. The momentum from their single release propelled Razor Braids directly into the recording of their debut LP, I Could Cry Right Now If You Wanted Me To.✨ KEEP UP TO DATE WITH RAZOR BRAIDS ✨Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/razorbraids/Twitter: https://twitter.com/RazorBraidsInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/razorbraids/TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@razorbraidsBandcamp: https://razorbraids.bandcamp.com✨ CONNECT WITH IZZY ✨YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv6SBgiYCpYbx9BOYNefkIgWebsite: https://izzyshutup.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agrrrlstwosoundcents/Twitter: https://twitter.com/missannthropei 
Today's guest is indie pop extraordinaire and multi-instrumentalist Sarah Elizabeth Haines. Izzy and Sarah discuss how they've taken care of themselves mentally during the pandemic, Sarah's latest album Castaway, and her experience playing the violin and viola on several national tours for Broadway musicals like Les Misérables, Hamilton, and live rock operas like Kansas City Choir Boy  with Courtney Love. ✨ MORE ABOUT SARAH ELIZABETH HAINES ✨Sarah Elizabeth Haines is an indie pop musician classically trained in violin and viola. This year she released her sophomore album Castaway, which encompasses a wide range of sounds from math rock to indie folk and spoken word pieces inspired by the likes of Fiona Apple and Patti Smith. In addition to her solo career, Haines is currently a musician on the national tour for the Broadway musical Hamilton. ✨ LISTEN TO CASTAWAY ✨ https://open.spotify.com/album/2kGuosMXYPpehhXMHVcPwR?si=xV3sRppfRXKshXeRcf9aSw✨ KEEP UP TO DATE WITH SARAH ELIZABETH HAINES ✨Website: https://www.sehaines.com/TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@sehainesmusicInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/sehainesmusic/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/seh365Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sehainesmusic/✨ CONNECT WITH IZZY ✨YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv6SBgiYCpYbx9BOYNefkIgWebsite: https://izzyshutup.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agrrrlstwosoundcents/Twitter: https://twitter.com/missannthropei 
Today Izzy sits down with Russian-Czech art pop songstress Aiko to catch up on her latest singles, incorporating contemporary dance into her live sets, collaborating with Steven Ansell from Blood Red Shoes on multiple projects, and what success looks like in varying cultures. ✨ MORE ABOUT AIKO ✨Aiko is a London-based singer-songwriter from the Czech Republic. Known for her bi-lingual pop anthems that weave multiple genres together, Aiko's impressive portfolio of songs explores a wide range of nuanced topics from solitude to resilience, self-destruction, and love. ✨ KEEP UP TO DATE WITH AIKO ✨Website: https://www.aiko-music.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aikomakesmusic/Twitter: https://www.facebook.com/AlenaShirmanova/Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/4rNUXX8pX47dfwyD6KL2zP✨ CONNECT WITH IZZY ✨YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv6SBgiYCpYbx9BOYNefkIgWebsite: https://izzyshutup.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agrrrlstwosoundcents/Twitter: https://twitter.com/missannthropei 
Today Izzy sits down with Kassie Carlson, the frontwoman of prolific experimental art rock outfit Guerilla Toss to chat about the upcoming Guerilla Toss album, Famously Alive, their boldest and brightest release yet. Our discussion includes the therapeutic benefits of bringing pets on tour,  Kassie's radio show in the Catskills, and life in recovery from long-term addiction. ✨ MORE ABOUT GUERILLA TOSS ✨Originating in Boston, Guerilla Toss has been one of the underground's most prolific rock groups  of the past decade, gaining early notoriety for their raucous and irreverent live sets, visuals, and songs about alien dreams and acid trips. On their latest album, 'Famously Alive,' out March 25th on Sub Pop,  the band makes a left turn into equally serious and lighthearted territory with sparkly electronic zingers and catchy noise pop-leaning paeans about forgiving yourself in times of turmoil. ✨ KEEP UP TO DATE WITH THE GUERILLA TOSS ✨Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/guerillatossInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/guerillatoss/Twitter: https://twitter.com/guerillatoss Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2PlLrStX2yK6CzyRi3TKnO?si=_wTdm7IWS-auM9-ocQ2AsQ✨ CONNECT WITH IZZY ✨YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv6SBgiYCpYbx9BOYNefkIgWebsite: https://izzyshutup.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agrrrlstwosoundcents/Twitter: https://twitter.com/missannthropei 
Today Izzy sits down with Eva Walker, lead singer of Seattle blues-grunge outfit The Black Tones, to discuss The Black Tones' Sub Pop singles club contributions, collaborating with Pearl Jam and Ednah Holt, and the importance of valuing creativity over numbers. Digressions include what our last meals would be on death row, Bono opening his mouth (oh no), and learning the declaration of independence from a Fifth Dimension song. ✨ MORE ABOUT THE BLACK TONES ✨They've been endorsed by Jack Endino and Mike McCready of Pearl Jam. Ben Gibbard says they're going to "take over the fucking world." If you haven't heard of the Black Tones by now, it's inevitable that you will. The brains behind the Black Tones are siblings Eva and Cedric Walker, who have carved out a distinct sound with the fuzzy grit of Screaming Trees and Nirvana set to the bluesy Billie Holiday-esque vibrato of lead singer Eva Walker.✨ KEEP UP TO DATE WITH THE BLACK TONES ✨Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBlackTonesSeattle/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theblacktones/Twitter: https://twitter.com/The_Black_Tones?s=20&t=KIXO9kqkClFuu9QwWHMiBASpotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/756gZe3CRrsmKQGhCTmQ5J?si=kHf2QX6fQxaQzttehOE66g✨ CONNECT WITH IZZY ✨YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv6SBgiYCpYbx9BOYNefkIgWebsite: https://izzyshutup.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agrrrlstwosoundcents/Twitter: https://twitter.com/missannthropei 
Today, Izzy sits down with versatile pop powerhouse and activist GIRLI to discuss her latest EP 'Damsel in Distress,' feminism, sexuality, mental health, Tegan and Sara, going independent, and much more! Digressions include the linkage between the early-aughts U.S. and U.K. indie resurgences, Remi Wolf, and crowd-surfing statues! ✨ MORE ABOUT GIRLI ✨GIRLI is a UK-based pop singer-songwriter and activist known for loud and confrontational feminist, queer-positive bangers. She first emerged on the scene with her debut single "So You Think You Can Fuck with Me Do Ya," and  went on to release several EPs including 'Feel Okay,' and 'Hot Mess,' and her 2019 debut LP 'Odd One Out.' In October 2021, she released the 'Damsel in Distress' EP and the lead single, "More than a Friend," has garnered over 10 million streams on Spotify. ✨ KEEP UP TO DATE WITH GIRLI ✨Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/4XX9YjNQrHTZfZz3DCX6DP?si=INRKjYjTR32ROFlxB-dHdgWebsite: https://www.girlimusic.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/girlimusic/Twitter: https://twitter.com/GIRLImusicFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/girlimusic✨ CONNECT WITH IZZY ✨YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv6SBgiYCpYbx9BOYNefkIgWebsite: https://izzyshutup.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/agrrrlstwosoundcents/Twitter: https://twitter.com/missannthropei 
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