vəˈräɡō/: a woman of strength or spirit; a female warrior.

VIRAGO OF THE WEEK

Kate Bush announces first tour in 35 years

Kate Bush has just announced that she will perform a bunch of live shows this August and September in the UK. Announcing the news on her official website, the singer said she will play 15 shows at London’s Hammersmith Apollo in August and September. The run of shows will be called Before The Dawn and will begin on August 26. …

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SUBMISSION OF THE WEEK: THE DAMN CHOIR NEW RELEASE

The Damn Choir NEW Release Creatures of Habit, and On Tour Now

THE DAMN CHOIR RELEASES CREATURES OF HABIT produced by Bryce Goggin (Antony and the Johnsons, Apples In Stereo, Swans, Dean & Britta). The album was recorded live to tape at Trout Studio in Brooklyn during the fall of 2013. Mastered by Fred Kevorkian (Willie Nelson, The Walkmen, The White Stripes, Iggy Pop), the album features sparkling tunes with off-kilter rhythms …

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Submission Of The Week

JD Mason, Artist

This week’s submission comes to us from James in England. He’s a very talented illustrator. I asked him to write something up about his work and this is what he had to say. JD: My name is JD Mason and I often go by the pseudonym Glasgow Oyster; not because I hail from Scotland but because I have been and …

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Phil’s Pick of the Week: SUM – “Oblivion”

Like Bowie’s enigmatic ‘Ziggy Stardust’, LA-based rapper SUM grapples with his status as Rock-star/Christ-like figure as he crashes towards an Earth he may no longer know. The Blockhead produced cut ‘Oblivion’ from the album Dragon Vol 1. is wrapped in this “would-be” hip hop savior’s metaphors: Tryin’ to finish my journal/knowin’ no one will ever read it This ancient traveler …

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Submission Pick Of The Week

An enriched online arts project created and curated by SnowSkull.

‘All Great Thoughts Are Conceived By Walking’ Matthew Evans aka SnowSkull has brought an ambitious project to fruition collaborating with Blured, Jauge, and Dubs & Owls who are part of the electronic production called Bodhi, celebrating Wales’ burgeoning arts and music scene.  ‘All Great Thoughts Are Conceived By Walking’ is an interactive website. “The music was always intended to exist in …

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Submission Pick Of The Week

Submission Of The Week: Stephanie Kong

My Submissions pick of the week comes from Stephanie Kong, a young songstress from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Stephanie took matters into her own hands and bought an electric guitar when she was just starting high school.”My parents didn’t really care about music and really discouraged any music but I guess everything changed around the summer during my freshman year. I basically …

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