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Local Artist: Aya Safiya

How did you come up with the name of the band?Aya Safiya is my stage name. Aya is my given first name, and I chose Safiya as the second part of my stage name because it’s the perfect middle ground between my two middle names. Sonically it sounds like the Arabic version of Sofia, the… Keep Reading

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Local Band Spotlight: Ha Vay

How did you come up with the name of the band?It is the Chinese name my grandmother gave me when I was born. I’m half Chinese, but grew up in a majority white town and did not share much of my cultural background with my peers. So in making music I wanted to take ownership… Keep Reading

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Q&A: Jared Harper

How would you describe your sound?My signature sound is one that transpires from the influence of The Strokes, Arctic Monkeys, Oasis, The Beatles, and John Mayer. It is a little bit Indie-Rock mixed with Pop-Rock. It’s a silky-smooth husky voice layered over a fresh yet familiar sound. When did you first become interested in playing… Keep Reading

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Q&A: Emma Gerson

How would you describe your sound?R&B, pop When did you first become interested in playing music?My mother is a singer-songwriter, so growing up I was surrounded by music. She was a single mom in NYC, so nights when we couldn’t get a babysitter, she took us to all the Venues in the city. Watching her… Keep Reading

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Q&A: MissVicky

How did you come up with your artist name? It’s always been a nickname of mine since I was little and it just always stuck with me. So I chose to keep MissVicky as my artist name to keep that memory alive. It’s also very savvy in my opinion. How would you describe your sound?… Keep Reading

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