March 1st, 2019

Unfinished Mail – March 2019

Bishop-Briggs-at-Grandoozy-Festival
 
 
Spring is coming this month and with it the full return of the festival season. In the past 2 weeks, I’ve been flooded with album and show announcements from some of my favorite artists including Tacocat, Weyes Blood, Charly Bliss, and others. The news is coming so quick it is impossible to keep up with. It is mid-February and I need another month to do the March issue. This month is SXSW which is most of the music for the year bottled in one location. Every year I take great pride in previewing what is to come. These days I’m on information overload. It will be the trend from now until November. 
 
If you’re a musician you should still be applying for festivals, and finishing any recording to be released in March, April & May. Booking should be in high gear. 
 
Next month we will be on the cusp of summer and will be previewing festivals in Canada & Washington, DC. 
 
Sincerely, 
 
Alex Teitz
Editor-In-Chief
FEMMUSIC

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February 1st, 2016

Unfinished Mail – February 2016

A Plethora of Riches

            It is mid January and I think I’m a pile of stress. Normally January and February are calm months. This year things are in overdrive. Already we’re hearing of many new releases and tours and festivals. In addition this month we decided to bring you something big. A profile piece on women tour managers.
 
            FEMMUSIC is not an investigative magazine. When we first started we were an interview magazine. In recent years it feels like we’ve become a content aggregate. I also feel like we preview many events with more artists than I can keep tabs on. Suffering a plethora of riches is something I can always live with.
 
            In January we came across some wonderfully controversial artists. Some people do not like change. I personally find artists who break boundaries to be appealing. One of these artists featured in this month’s issue – Steph Sweet. Her song “Rape” is something that will make people uncomfortable but must be done. Pay attention to MRK. We couldn’t show her video because of nudity but that does not mean it did not earn our respect.
 
            Next month will be our SXSW preview. It is an issue that takes months to do. We hope to bring you artists you’ve never heard of….

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