One of two returning performers from Transcendent 2021, the nineteen year-old rapper and producer, Chloe Hotline, is astonishingly productive. Since 2020, the Cincinnati native has personally released three full length albums, over thirty separate releases, and a multitude of collaborations. “Chloe Forever”, her track with elite gymnastics’ Jamie Brook, which premiered last Transcendent, has garnered the blooming act glowing reviews.
Ms. Hotline took some time out of her busy schedule to chat with the Hummingbird to discuss some of her musical origins, her past year, and what fans can expect for the upcoming performance for Transcendent 2022. Continue reading Rising Cincinnati Rapper/Producer Chloe Hotline talks Kinfolk, Gaga, and Transcendent 2022
Day One: Friday the 13th. A morning walk through Burlington shows you why folks endure six months of coarse Vermont winters for this first summer weekend. Seventy and sunny, a tender May breeze rolls from Lake Champlain through the busheling greens which outline the paint chipped Victorian houses. About a mile and half down the road, just over the Winooski falls, Waking Windows volunteers bustle … Continue reading Waking Windows 2022: Headliners Deliver, Local Talent Shines
[Hummingbird Exclusive Interview] Scott McMicken finishes a cigarette as roadies mull backstage at Lockn’s Fred Festival. The mid-day lull at a sweltering summer festival is nothing new to the Dr. Dog co-founder. After twenty years of touring, the motions of the day are habitual. But there is no doubt in McMicken’s mind that he’s on the precipice of uncharted territory. Not only is the day’s … Continue reading Where’d All The Time Go: Scott McMicken on Dr. Dog’s Last Tour
[Hummingbird Exclusive Interview] Due to the past year of lockdowns, quarantines, and an audible absence of live music, the spring of 2021 has become a great hope, a life-preserver that bands and fans have been doggy-paddling towards throughout the uncharted waters of pandemia. Connecticut-based jam band, Goose, recently announced their May run of drive-in shows that will be the group’s first performances of the new … Continue reading Livestreams, Memes, and Improvisation: How a Band Called Goose Became the Next Big Act for Jam Music During a Pandemic.
This week’s the theme for CLiFF CiTY Radio is dancing in the streets! In celebration of pride, protest, and sweet sweet dancing music, throughout this episode CLiFF CiTY will be plugging a bunch of great organizations for listeners to donate to in support of this burgeoning social revolution! Get ready for groove, give back, and talk a lot of shit about the United States’s police … Continue reading CLiFF CiTY Episode 4: Dancing in the Streets
This week, Evan is flying solo and pursuing the musical motif of “running in place”. What began as a comment on how the days seemingly slip by during quarantine, quickly took on a new meaning in the context of George Floyd’s death and the ensuing national protests. “Running in Place” is a musical rumination on the systemic injustices which, once again, have reared their ugly … Continue reading CLiFF CiTY Episode 3: Running in Place
CLiFF CiTY Radio is Washington College’s first college radio show, created and hosted by Evan Gaines. The hummingbird mag has graciously allowed the Radio Free George production to be hosted on the site for it’s weekly summer postings. CLiFF CiTY Radio looks to relish the weird and wonderful the music world has to offer so each week can host a totally different set of tunes … Continue reading CLiFF CiTY Episode 2: Metal Box and Hyper Pop