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Selby Rodriguez

A Wisconsinite adjusting to life on the East Coast. Lover of music, mother of cats, and avid drinker of beer.

Interview: Sarah Solovay

It was a snowy Saturday afternoon when I found myself sitting across from Sarah Solovay—a singer-songwriter from Manhattan, New York. Nursing a hot water while the blizzard turned the city into slush, Solovay possessed a quiet confidence as we chatted about the weather, how she was living out of a …

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Interview Recap: Madeleine Dopico

Without question, it takes guts to be a strong, independent woman in today’s society. Luckily, role models abound and even more are on the rise—including Brooklyn-based musician, Madeleine Dopico. Just a few short years ago, the University of Pennsylvania-graduate was working fulltime at a healthcare technology startup. That is, until …

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Interview: Amanda Jones

Amanda Jones—a 21-year-old singer-songwriter from Portland, Oregon—was first encouraged to explore music by a first grade teacher. Since that time, Jones’ story has been one of perseverance as she has worked to refine her skills, develop the confidence it takes to make it in today’s pop industry, and cultivate a …

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Show Review: Garbage at The Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ – 7/27/16

Garbage transformed Sayreville, New Jersey’s Starland Ballroom into an edgy, underground club Wednesday night as part of their Strange Little Birds tour promoting the band’s sixth studio album. Before this review continues, it should be noted that it is impossible to do the performance justice. Garbage’s musical prowess was evident …

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