The Oatmeal Routine of Megan Hozick

Mustard had the pleasure of speaking with Megan Hozick (also known as Oatmeal Routine.) Together we discussed their artist name, their creative process, mayonnaise, cats, their music, and so much more! 1. Mustard is grateful to have you join them at Music Shelf. How are you doing today?  I'm doing great! Or at the very … Continue reading The Oatmeal Routine of Megan Hozick

Kelsey Montanez Sells Her Soul on Newest Single

Chicago's Kelsey Montanez has done something that humans, when usually compromised (either morally or ethically) and that is sell their soul. As a condiment soul-selling is not something mustard is familiar with. Is soul-selling a traditional business practice within the human world? Mustard is unsure but they enjoy Montanez's ability to blend indie rock, blues, … Continue reading Kelsey Montanez Sells Her Soul on Newest Single

Righteous Pessimism in Bumsy and the Moocher’s “Diet Violence”

Pre-order here Review by: Mister Substitute Righteous pessimism. Read that again. Cynicism that is just, scrupulous criticism on something long overdue for a calling out. Everyone, I present to you Bumsy and the Moochers' "Diet Violence" Hailing from Chicago, Bumsy and the Moochers are grade A, certified ska-punk: upstrokes and horns meets face-melting guitar shredding … Continue reading Righteous Pessimism in Bumsy and the Moocher’s “Diet Violence”

Exploring the Absurd and the Obscene with Dissonant Dessert

Review by: Mr. Substitute The words “desert” and “dessert” are words that commonly get mistakenly interchanged or even confused, which is ironic because they are essentially entirely opposite things: one is hot, large and dry while the other is cold, small and well, not usually dry. Dissonant Dessert’s latest album “Absurd, Obscene!” is the Ice … Continue reading Exploring the Absurd and the Obscene with Dissonant Dessert

Examining Society With Wow Okay Cool

Mustard had the pleasure of speaking with New Haven's Wow Okay Cool! Together we discussed the origin of their name, capitalism and society in general, their favorite Connecticut artists, and so much more! Check out the interview below! 1. Hello! Mustard appreciates you being here. How are you? Mustard, the pleasure is all mine. I’m … Continue reading Examining Society With Wow Okay Cool