Nick Diener, Formerly of The Swellers, Talks New Band, Recording Studio, and More!

By: Paige Pomerantz// You may recognize his name from iconic punk band The Swellers, but Nick Diener wears many hats from studio owner to front man of a new band, and even dad! His new band, The Apology Tour, is releasing their first album later this month and Soundigest got the inside scoop on the …

X Ambassadors Talk Cayuga Sound Festival

By: Amanda Meyer// On September 23, X Ambassadors will be tearing up their hometown of Ithaca, New York and bringing along some special guests for their neighbors. This event is a little bit different for them, as it’s the Cayuga Sound Festival. Cayuga Sound is a festival actually curated by X Ambassadors themselves, as a …

Interview with Ally Ryan and her single “Wasted,” as seen on Musical.ly!

By: Victoria Moorwood// Ally Ryan is new to the pop star world, but she’s already ahead of the game. Her debut single “Wasted” made it to #5 on Billboard Hot New Singles and made it to #3 on Musical.ly‘s #NextWaveJuly competition. Fans sent in over 7,000 lip-sync video entries of Ally’s song “Wasted” to Musical.ly, …

An Interview with Rising DJ Zeke Thomas

By: Sarah DeNunzio// Soundigest recently had the opportunity to interview the up and coming DJ, Zeke Thomas. Recently, Thomas appeared on Good Morning America in the wake of going public about his sexual assault.  His music video for his song, “Dealin With It,” was recently released and opens with his Good Morning America segment. We …

An Interview With Brazilian Powerhouse Laura Pieri

By: Kerry Gallagher// Born and raised in Brazil, Laura Pieri is ready to captivate the United States after being discovered in New York City by Grammy Award Winning producer and writer Cory Rooney. We recently got the chance to talk to Laura and learn more about the young woman behind the powerhouse vocals and her debut …

An Interview with Country Music’s Newest Sweetheart: Natalie Alexander

By: Kerry Gallagher// The country music scene can always use a few more ladies to celebrate. Enter: Natalie Alexander. The California native hit the ground running, releasing her debut EP Natalie Alexander last month following its recording last December. We recently got the chance to talk to the country-songbird all about the creative process and what …

Exclusive interview with Taylor Swift’s former backup singer, Liz Huett!

By: Victoria Moorwood// Making her debut as Taylor Swift’s backup singer, Liz Huett is now ready for a solo career! Her effervescent pop single “STFU & Hold Me” recently dropped, which Liz co-wrote with her producers The Futuristics. She is working on the music video for the song, which will be released soon, and currently …

A-OH Drops Some Serious Knowledge About Self-Love in EXCLUSIVE Interview

By: Victoria Moorwood// A-OH, electronic producer and DJ from Indianapolis, recently dropped a new single, “Urself.” The track combines a free-flowing, downright catchy sound with a beautiful message of positivity and loving yourself. Here, A-OH expands on that concept and will inspire you to dream big, accept yourself as you are, and understand his idea …

Meet Ryan Egan and Prepare For His Upcoming Sophomore EP, Fever & Bloom!

By: Jordyn Tilchen// At the Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival, we got the chance to meet with Ryan Egan, a New York-based singer, producer and multi-instrumentalist who has created and produced every single detail on his upcoming EP, Fever & Bloom. The EP, which is due out this fall, draws inspiration from some of Ryan’s most revered …

Meet The New York-Bred Multi-Instrumentalist, Carl Gershon

By: Victoria Moorwood// New York-born Carl Gershon has spent his entire life honing his musical craft. Carl not only writes and co-produces all of his songs, but also performs all the vocals and instruments—namely guitar, bass, synth, drums, and saxophone. He puts a modern twist on classic ‘80s sounds, has toured as lead guitarist in …

Great Good Fine Ok Talk Dream Collaborations, Releasing New Music and Touring

By: Amanda Meyer// Photos By: Sarah Waxberg and Ryan Ferreira// Following their set at Billboard Hot 100 Festival, I got to hang out with the awesome guys Great Good Fine Ok to discuss their music and the incredible sequence of events that got them here. From hitting #1 on Hype Machine to opening for Tove …