CONFESSIONS: elle le fantôme

Can you tell us about the process of making “Paint it Blacker”? When did you start writing it? How long did it take to come up with, record and mix all the songs yourself?  i started writing and recording the day after i decided to move to NYC. ‘paint it blacker’ was the first song i recorded, the day after my birthday in 2013. most of the album was written between then and june 2014, except for unconsciousness and zelda... Read More

CONFESSIONS: The Bright Smoke

Who makes up The Bright Smoke? How’d everyone meet & come to form a band together? What other projects/work/activities do the members dedicate their time? The Bright Smoke is made up of Quincy Ledbetter on guitar and vocals, Mia Wilson on guitar and vocals, Karl Thomas on drums, and Yuki Maekawa-Ledbetter on our computer named Kevin. Mia: Quincy and I met when I was in a previous band called The French Exit and he filled in on bass for... Read More


Who makes up The Shondes? How’d everyone meet & come to form a band together? What other projects/work/activities do the members dedicate their time?  Louisa: Eli and I have been friends forever (seriously for 15 years) and started the band in 2006. It’s evolved a ton since then, of course, but it’s been wonderful to land on the current lineup with Courtney on guitar and Alex on drums. They’re both incredibly talented... Read More

[#168] Bitchtits / Plastiq Passion / Skizzwhores / Cryptolect / Mind Cocoon / Audra Isadora {presented by WRETCHED & hosted by scantron} #queer #music

WRETCHED: a 90s themed queer party performances from bands featured on Homoground: Bitchtits, Plastiq Passion, Skizzwhores & DJ Shomi Noise Saturday, September 12th Doors 8pm  / Show 9pm @ Don Pedro (90 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY) RSVP on Facebook Bitchtits (Brooklyn, NY) website / bandcamp / facebook Plastiq Passion (NYC) website / facebook Skizzwhores (Madison, WI) bandcamp / facebook Cryptolect (Atlanta, GA) facebook / soundcloud Mind... Read More

[#161] Lazy Queen / Girl Fry / Elle Le Fantome / The Spook School / It Was Romance / Kid in the Attic {Sponsored by North Brooklyn Pride Festival & hosted by Jackatcha}

Stream episode #161 above or download on iTunes. Please support North Brooklyn Pride Fest. Lazy Queen (Brooklyn, NY) – bandcamp / facebook Girl Fry (Los Angeles, CA) – website / facebook / twitter Elle Le Fantôme (Brooklyn, NY) – bandcamp / facebook The Spook School (Edinburg, Scotland) – bandcamp / facebook / twitter It Was Romance (Brooklyn, NY) – bandcamp / facebook Kid in the Attic (Brooklyn, NY) –... Read More

[#160] Shira / Banshee / Johnny Darlin / Spirits and the Melchizedek Children {hosted by Jackatcha}

Stream above or subscribe to iTunes. Shira (NYC)  website / facebook / twitter Banshee (Alberta, Ed​monton) bandcamp / facebook / twitter / instagram Johnny Darlin (NYC) website / twitter / facebook Spirits and the Melchizedek Children (Atlanta, GA) website / facebook / twitter  Read More

[#158] Anjimile / Sally Rides / Tenterhooks / High Dart {sponsored by Yeah Dawg & hosted by Jackatcha}

Stream the episode above or subscribe to Homoground on iTunes. This episode sponsored by Yeah Dawg. Vegan, Soy-free & Gluten-free hot dogs! ​Anjimile  (Boston, MA) website / twitter / facebook ​Sally Rides (Munich, Germany) website ​Tenterhooks (New York, NY) website / facebook / twitter ​High Dart (Berlin, Germany) bandcamp / facebook Homoground hosts Jackson (Jackatcha) & Lynn (scantron) rolling vegan hot dogs with... Read More

[#157] RADICAL MARCHING BANDS: What Cheer? Brigade / Rude Mechanical Orchestra / Chaotic Noise Marching Corps / Extraordinary Rendition Band

Subscribe to Homoground on iTunes. What Cheer? Brigade (Providence, RI) website / facebook / twitter Rude Mechanical Orchestra (New York, NY) website / facebook / twitter Chaotic Noise Marching Corps (Seattle, WA) website / twitter / facebook Extraordinary Rendition Band (Providence, RI) website / facebook / twitter Movitas Marching Band (Seattle, WA) website / facebook    Read More

[#155] Brooklyn Transcore: _Satch_ / Femmepire / Lady Bizness / Girlcrush / Heavy Negatives / Princess Tiny and the Meats / Bitchtits / The Subtexts {Sponsored by / Hosted by scantron}

Stream this episode above or subscribe to Homoground on iTunes. Support our sponsor: Get 25% off any single item + Free Shipping in the USA using the code: AMPOD. WIN TICKETS TO NICOLE MOUDABER @ OUTPUT (Brooklyn) April 4th, 2015.   April 4th @ The Grand Victory. RSVP on Facebook. _Satch_ (Lowell, Massachusetts) facebook / bandcamp Femmepire (Brooklyn, NY)  facebook / bandcamp Lady Bizness (New York, NY) facebook / instagram Girlcrush... Read More

[#152] Willower / Hee Young / Rachel Ward / Empty Disco / Skurt {hosted by scantron}

Willower (Greensboro, NC) facebook / bandcamp / twitter Hee Young (Brooklyn, NY) website /  facebook / twitter Rachel Ward (Atlanta, GA) bandcamp / facebook / twitter Ladyfest Atlanta – March 20-22nd, 2015 Empty Disco (Raleigh, NC) website / facebook / twitter Skurt (Dayton, OH) facebook Interview with Lynn Casper (aka scantron) of Homoground and Ashhley Pooler of Skurt. Listen here. {hosted & produced by scantron (lynn casper)}  Read More

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