Review: Francesca De Valence

Francesca De Valence’s new EP Things That We Had Said can’t be defined by a single genre. It’s pop, it’s smooth jazz, and it even features classical instrumentation. Replacing ambition with honesty, the release allows for an emotional experience that’s rare to find in an era of electronic and dance music. Francesca demonstrates confidence in [...]

From Dolls to Femmes: a chat with Brian Viglione

When you're in the midst of an identity crisis and pondering the meaning of your life, the first thing you'd expect is to receive an email from one of your favourite bands, asking you to become a member. Right? Well, maybe not – but when you're Brian Viglione, anything's possible. The charismatic Dresden Dolls drummer [...]