articles Archive: Melissa Ridgley

Cate Le Bon (Cardiff, Wales)

Written by Melissa Ridgley | Posted in: Green Room on February 06, 2012

Give the interview below a read through to hear what Cate had to say about other artists’ impact on her career, her use of the Welsh language in her songs, why she prefers Twitter to any other social media platform, and what’s in store for 2012!

He’s My Brother, She’s My Sister (Los Angeles)

Written by Melissa Ridgley | Posted in: Green Room on January 23, 2012

In this day and age, when new bands seem to be more concerned with playing it safe, flamboyant-folk and circus-rock group He's My Brother, She's My Sister do exactly the opposite. Stepping outside the boundary of what audiences are familiar with to deliver a performance that is equally fun to hear as it is to watch is what they do best.

NGHBRS Talks Kickstarter, Tumblr & More

Written by Melissa Ridgley | Posted in: Green Room on November 22, 2011

Hailing from the musical hotbed of Long Island, NY, NGHBRS (pronounced Neighbors) have already experienced some real success considering they've only been a band for a few years. Getting their song "Bodies" licensed for an Xbox game, exceeding the funding goal of their Kickstarter campaign, and being chosen to record at Converse's Rubber Tracks Studio are just a few of the feathers in NGHBR's cap.

Give and Take with Empires

Written by Melissa Ridgley | Posted in: Green Room on November 03, 2011

Chicago rockers Empires have a big sound and an even bigger DIY attitude. Ever since boldly releasing their debut album, HOWL, for free on their website in 2008 when such a move was relatively uncommon, they've been winning over fans and critics alike at breakneck speed (i.

Mastering Email Etiquette for Musicians

Written by Melissa Ridgley | Posted in: Found Around on August 04, 2011

With so many bands relying on an email list to get information to fans, sometimes I find my inbox so saturated with emails that I just end up deleting them. Some bands send out so many emails they start to lose their significance.

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