Devon Antonetti has been a contributor for Diffuser.fm since October 2012. Her work has appeared on The Huffington Post, USAToday.com, Consequence of Sound, and The Daily Beast. She currently lives on a couch in Brooklyn.
The Flavr Blue Talk ‘Bright Vices’ EP, Big-Up Seattle Scene
The members of Seattle's the Flavr Blue keep plenty busy with various side projects spanning the city's diverse music scene. They've collaborated with Macklemore and produced countless other hip-hop artists, but the synth-pop three-piece shines brightest when working together on records like the 'Bright Vices' EP, released late last year.
U.S. Royalty Talk New Album ‘Blue Sunshine,’ Getting a Shout-Out from Jay Carney
Yesterday (Jan. 21) marked the release of 'Blue Sunshine,' the sophomore record by Washington, D.C., foursome U.S. Royalty. The album is a follow-up to the band's 2011 debut 'Mirrors,' and it marks their progression from heady pop-rockers to a serious experimental outfit capable of psychedelic melancholia.
The Casket Girls Discuss Fantasy vs. Reality, New Album ‘True Love Kills The Fairy Tale’
Much like their hometown of Savannah, Georgia, the Casket Girls are rooted in Southern charm and gothic fiction. The group comprises sisters Phaedra and Elsa Greene, as well as their multi-instrumentalist counterpart Ryan Graveface, head of Graveface Records (Xiu Xiu, Serengeti, Dosh). The trio formed when Graveface heard the sisters singing under a tree and was instantly captivated by their macab
Joanna Gruesome Talk Alan Moore Comics, Twee vs. Indie + Debut Album ‘Weird Sister’
Noisy Welsh quintet Joanna Gruesome -- no relation to a certain American indie-rock harpist -- may have met in an anger-management class, but their garage-pop sound is much dreamier than their origins might imply.
Austin Retro-Pop Singer Jazz Mills Talks Noteworthy Collaborations, First Solo EP
With giant doe eyes and a smooth, affecting voice, singer Jazz Mills is more like the pop sweethearts of the '60s than many of her similarly retro-minded crooning peers. (Sorry, Zooey Deschanel.)
Potty Mouth Talk Fighting Sexist Labels, Recording Debut ‘Hell Bent’ + More
The members of Potty Mouth may have set out to create a strong female presence with their music, but their gynocentrism and driving punk sound doesn’t make them riot grrrls.
Gap Dream’s Gabe Fulvimar Praises Burger Records, Describes Living and Working In a Storage Unit
For an Akron, Ohio, native living in a storage unit behind his record label's office in Southern California, Gabe Fulvimar is a natural at capturing laid-back West Coast ease.
10 Most Shocking Festival Moments
Music festivals thrive on energy, and it’s not always positive. Mix rock star egos, illicit drug use and $4 bottles of water, and things can turn ugly. While most music festivals are simply celebrations of artists and fans coming together, a few have seen major tragedies...
Broken Bells Set ‘Holding on for Life’ Video in Futuristic World
Broken Bells delve deeper into make-believe with their video for 'Holding On For Life,' the next chapter in their 'After The Disco' saga. The film series is directed by Jacob Gentry, and follows space cadets Oliver, played by Anton Yelchin, and Helen, played by Kate Mara.
Ayer’s Danny Schmittler Talks ‘Circle Down’ Remix, Craigslist Encounters
Ayer is one part Danny Schmittler, one part Mickey Valen. The etheral-voiced Schmittler teamed up with producer Valen, who also works with pop singer Noosa, in a Brooklyn studio to create sexy androgynous electronica on Ayer's newest single, 'Circle Down.'