Tapes by Indientry: November – Songs To Be Thankful For

November feels like a never-ending Thursday with gloomy skies and a weird blend of rain and snow, but the month wraps up with a weekend of warmth and gratitude. Though Thanksgiving has a troubling history fraught with colonialism (here are some great resources for education on Thanksgiving and Native American History Month), it’s also a … More Tapes by Indientry: November – Songs To Be Thankful For

Tapes by Indientry: May – Kickstart Your Summer

The air at the end of May is always filled with a certain electricity; kids are finishing school, college students are returning home for the summer and everyone is enjoying the sunshine. It’s an exciting time of year, both because of the potential for change and the familiar anticipation of sticky heat and, if we’re … More Tapes by Indientry: May – Kickstart Your Summer

Tapes by Indientry: April – Sunshine and Renewal

It’s that time of the month again: April’s edition of “Tapes by Indientry” features everything from synth-pop to indie rap, and though there may be no cohesive theme, these 11 earworms are songs that have stuck with me over the course of April. There is a cliché about spring and rebirth, but it exists for … More Tapes by Indientry: April – Sunshine and Renewal

Tapes by Indientry: March – Gigs, Guitars and Gender // Women’s History Month

Well, friends, we’ve made it to the last Saturday in March. This month flew by, which is unusual for me – typically I’m dealing with seasonal depression around this time, so March crawls past and drags me with it. But this year, I was in the midst of completing Gigs, Guitars and Gender, a six-episode podcast … More Tapes by Indientry: March – Gigs, Guitars and Gender // Women’s History Month

Tapes by Indientry: February – Tell Them You Love Them // Love Is Dead Anyway

As far as Valentine’s Day and I go back, it’s been “complicated.” First, it was single teenage angst, then it was anti-consumerist frustration. And though this is my first Valentine’s Day in a relationship, I won’t be able to see her for another week and a half; instead, I get to see all of the … More Tapes by Indientry: February – Tell Them You Love Them // Love Is Dead Anyway

Tapes by Indientry: January – Melt Your Winter Blues Away

While January marks the beginning of a new year, it can be a difficult month. It’s cold, it’s dreary, and it’s a struggle for everyone, especially those who struggle with seasonal sadness, like me. As a result, winter has always been my least favorite season; I have had to rely on music, friends, and running … More Tapes by Indientry: January – Melt Your Winter Blues Away