BLKVAPOR brings punk & noise attitude to Transcendent

Since their alliance in college, the Baltimore queer punk and noise band, Blk Vapor, has been a force to reckon with. The passionate band is made up of three conquering souls, Kirby, Safra, and Proxy. With high praise from a Lakota elder and neighborhood, their sound has been noted to sound like “controlled chaos,” a compliment they don’t take for granted.  Their music inspiration is … Continue reading BLKVAPOR brings punk & noise attitude to Transcendent

Let It Shine with Kotic Couture: An Interview about Transcendent and Late to the Party

Donate HERE! Kotic Couture is a brilliant artist that triumphantly embraces her story and unapologetically presents her best self to the world with music. Through her sound, Kotic recounts her experience as a transgender person of color, highlighting both the trauma and beauty associated with her identity. Above all, Couture aims to write music that is a pure reflection of herself, acting as a time … Continue reading Let It Shine with Kotic Couture: An Interview about Transcendent and Late to the Party

Rising Cincinnati Rapper/Producer Chloe Hotline talks Kinfolk, Gaga, and Transcendent 2022 

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 

Interview: Dyani brings ancestors, medicinal sounds to Transcendent

We’re excited to announce that Dyani (he/they) will be performing for Transcendent 2022, a Hummingbird Mag virtual concert fundraiser for the Trans Women of Color Collective. With a deep appreciation for the healing power of sound and storytelling, Dyani has been able to bring peace and solace to themself and others as they continue to master the art of sonic healing. Holding events like their … Continue reading Interview: Dyani brings ancestors, medicinal sounds to Transcendent

Transcendent 2022: A fundraiser for the trans women of color collective

Hello Hummingbird Community! This November 20th, in honor of Trans Day of Remembrance, Hummingbird Mag will be hosting our second Transcendent fundraiser concert to benefit the Trans Women of Color Collective! Click HERE to donate to TWOCC! We will be organizing donations through a Tiltify campaign this year. All donations made through the end of November will be doubled by TWOCC’s flagship donors. On November … Continue reading Transcendent 2022: A fundraiser for the trans women of color collective

Thundercat and Khruangbin Bring Cool Breeze to Austin

I feel bad for the people at the Khruangbin show that weren’t Thundercat fans. I feel bad in part, of course, because they aren’t Thundercat fans. That’s just a questionable life choice. But I mostly feel bad for them because he never introduced himself by his stage name; he opted only to call himself by his government name, Stephen Bruner. How would they be able … Continue reading Thundercat and Khruangbin Bring Cool Breeze to Austin

Pinegrove Brings Intimate Folk-Rock to the Big City Beach

A hotel venue, a rooftop bar, a DSA table booth, a view of the Atlantic Ocean, the Manhattan skyline, and the A train line. Not your average NYC gig, and Evan Stephens Hall and the rest of his Pinegrove made it uniquely energetic and communal. The show focused on deep album cuts for the long-time fans sprinkled in with their hits for the fans destined … Continue reading Pinegrove Brings Intimate Folk-Rock to the Big City Beach

[Interview] Question Your Existence With Ninet Tayeb

On June 10, Israeli alternative rock ‘n’ roll artist Ninet Tayeb dropped a captivating sonical experience that transcends in spirit with the help from gorgeous guitar riffs and angelic belts. The track is titled, “Who Is Us,” a thought provoking statement from the voice of a true star. Ninet is no stranger to fame and its tremendous spotlight.She has won “Israeli Idol” in the past, … Continue reading [Interview] Question Your Existence With Ninet Tayeb

Waking Windows 2022: Headliners Deliver, Local Talent Shines

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

[Interview] Enrose’s “Wait, Create” — A Labor of Love and Wisdom

The R&B, jazz, and pop-infused band Enrose released Wait, Create, on April 15. Their debut EP is a project layered with love, labor, and wisdom. The visionary that led this project to its manifestation is band leader, Gabi Rose, a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter hailing from New York.  With help from band members like drummer Jake Navarro, keyboardist Kit Benz, bassist Mikey Rotunno, and guitarist Will … Continue reading [Interview] Enrose’s “Wait, Create” — A Labor of Love and Wisdom