Condiments have the unfortunate pleasure of not being able to play video games. Ever since our creation, and after purchase, condiments such as myself sit idly in fridges or on dining room tables. From afar we hear humans become engaged in combat via virtual worlds with new and classic characters. Listeners have the pleasure of … Continue reading Album Review: “Psychokinetic Love Songs” by Hey, ILY
You, a beautiful and talented human, are cordially invited to Mustard's jingle contest! The contest is simple: create a catchy jingle for Music Shelf with Mustard. Mustard has had the pleasure of interviewing musicians from all across the globe. More interviews are on the way! They want to support you even more by continuing to … Continue reading Mustard Invites You To Join Their Jingle Contest!
1. Could you tell us about how you got started? I began to songwrite around the age of 13, mimicking artists I was listening to as all young artists do. I do the same mimicry now, but I have a flair to my voice now, as well as listening to vastly different music. I have … Continue reading Welcome To The Cabaret With ANDIE
1. You started making music during the COVID pandemic. What inspired you to begin creating music?I realized that I would probably have a lot more free time, I was working now working from home, couldn't leave the house. I've always had a guitar but never bothered to learn to play it properly.So it seemed like … Continue reading Figuring Out If This is a Midlife Crisis With Common Sense Kid
1. Could you share how Flip and The Combined Effort came together? I’d love to! I had played in a ska band in high school but once college rolled around, me and my band mates went our separate ways. Once I graduated and got a job, I found this crazy thing called “free time” and … Continue reading In Study Hall With Flip and The Combined Effort
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7KYQclsfPI 1. You recently released a new single with River Hooks called "Prototype" that touches on internet dating culture. Did real events inspire the song? Absolutely! I’m very fascinated by parasocial relationships as well as ones that originate online and lead to IRL connections. River and I actually met on Bumble friends and I met … Continue reading Crafting A Prototype In a Parasocial Society With Kate Brunotts
https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5WymDkt903AnuH0uNQR1j7?si=68e47b1a3d0a4614 It is Friday, you know what that means! Mustard has learned about human holidays such as Christmas, Boxing Day, Halloween, and Arbor Day. These special days though do not compare to the joy of your favorite independent artists releasing new music. Here is some new music released today that Mustard recommends you check out! … Continue reading April 22nd Releases You Need To Check Out!
1. Who or what inspired you to begin making music? I honestly don't think there was a who or what. I started writing little songs when I was young, and I never stopped! I was able to find a class at my high school for recording technologies (music producing), and since then I've been able … Continue reading Don’t Be A Lemon: An Interview With Ady Rayne