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An Ode To YOUTH// In Defense of Saint Slumber’s Early EP’s & a Chat with the Menace Himself, Joshua Perna!
Features, Music

An Ode To YOUTH// In Defense of Saint Slumber’s Early EP’s & a Chat with the Menace Himself, Joshua Perna!

"You need to make the decision whether you're going to always be chasing the carrot, or if you're going to stop and look at what you've done, and spend some time to congratulate yourself [...]"- Joshua Perna Listen up, music fans--especially those of you that like Saint Slumber-- This is urgent. A few weeks ago, it was rumored that two EPs—YOUTH//1 and YOUTH//2--were going to be wiped from the Internet. https://twitter.com/sntslmbr/status/1519366606438248449 -cracks knuckles- LISTEN UP, PERNA. This is unacceptable. I don't care how fire your new single is. Stream "NO DUH." by Saint Slumber on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/51oRXT8J1Fs3QzgeM2F9iQ?si=7b5efb0509ae4969 I'll concede that "NO DUH." by Saint Slumber could ...
“Inspiration Leads Me Everywhere”: Chats with Joshua Perna [Saint Slumber, King Leer]
Interviews

“Inspiration Leads Me Everywhere”: Chats with Joshua Perna [Saint Slumber, King Leer]

Attention: if you've read "Ode To Youth//... Joshua Perna" in full, then you can skip this piece. This article contains the same interview & is for everyone who just wants to dive straight into the interview with Joshua Perna. I don't blame you, of course! You know what you want... and he's got some really great points on all things dealing with creative burnout, working as an independent musician, artistry, social media and more! "While you might not be spending money, you are. You're spending your time. And that is not a renewable resource. Your energy is finite."Joshua Perna [Saint Slumber / King Leer] What initially started this feature was something that Joshua Perna had said in a Discord group chat message a few months before this talk of YOUTH// cancellati...
RRGH Vol 4: Celebrating Women & Femmes in Music
Music

RRGH Vol 4: Celebrating Women & Femmes in Music

My dear readers, it's time for me be completely honest with you: It's a bit embarrassing to admit this, but when it came to International Women's Month, I froze. I thought I'd be able to put together a piece celebrating women & femmes in music in no time, but here we are. In May. Don't get me wrong--I immediately had an idea as to who I wanted to write about. Like, when I asked myself, "OK, Women's Month-- woohoo! Time to write. Best chick in music right now, go." I did have a name pop up in my head. But it felt too easy. Too immediate. So, I sat with that thought for a moment. "Why did my mind immediately jump to her?" Because her music is bomb, of course. There was no lie there. She wasn't a cop-out. I absolutely wanted to celebrate her during women's month, ...
Saint Slumber Released an Off-Beat, Alt Pop New Single, “freak!” ft. 100+ of Their Fans
Music, Reviews

Saint Slumber Released an Off-Beat, Alt Pop New Single, “freak!” ft. 100+ of Their Fans

Saint Slumber has always been in a category of their own. They have a special blend of alternative rock and dark, electronic pop that I have never heard anywhere else. They're always doing something new that surprises me and this new single, "freak!", is no different. Blending over 100 fan voices into a choir for the track, Saint Slumber's latest release is more than a song: it's a force to be reckoned with. Check it out on Spotify below-- https://open.spotify.com/track/5oAnYRa5iZUjKG9wK0QIE5?si=Dppo0HlvSDaVufB36agPlw&utm_source=copy-link&dl_branch=1 In short, "freak!" is an offbeat anthem of total self-acceptance and is a welcome sight to see in my Spotify library. It came two long months after "never / nowhere", the last Saint Slumber single. "I don't know w...