Interview with The Ryze

Jefferson Alade, also known as the creative mastermind behind Ryze Productions, is a soon-to-be alumnus at UCLA, earning a B.A. in Communications with a minor in Music Industry. I sat down with him to discuss his holistic experience as an emerging musician and how his time in Los Angeles has contributed to his evolution as…

Interview with CREEM

I’ll preface this interview by saying that Almost Famous is one of my favorite movies of all time.  So when I saw the opportunity to interview John Martin, the CEO of CREEM rock ‘n roll magazine, I immediately jumped on it.   In a digital age, CREEM has taken the road less traveled of producing primarily…

Interview with Mad Tsai

“what the fuck is this?” i showed my violently straight white male roommate the video on my tiktok for you page: one of mad tsai’s promos for his music video of stacy’s brother. mad tsai innovatively reworked the original stacy’s mom into a queer narrative that features an addictive pop-rock style and a plethora of…