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Katie Simone Episode
May 7 • 55 min
Stunning vocalist Katie Simone joins Petticoat Rule to talk about her insane schedule as a full time working musician, splitting her time between original solo work, weekend cover gigs, weddings, coaching, and, of course, practicing… as well as a bit of…
Dinosoul Episode
Apr 23 • 72 min
Transcendent duo Donny Donovan and Carolyn Hilliard join Petticoat Rule to talk about their spiritual journey crafting the sound of their dark-wave indie band, Dinosoul. We also hear about developing a relationship with management, their interest in…
Cindy Howes Episode
Apr 9 • 90 min
Radio host Cindy Howes from 91.3 WYEP stops by Petticoat Rule to talk about how she became an influential woman in broadcasting, the effects of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, and about the art of interviewing. We also hear about her best celebrity…
Chloe Wiecz Episode
Mar 26 • 102 min
Jazz singer-songwriter Chloe Wiecz joins Petticoat Rule to share a beautiful story about her emotional and spiritual journey through musicianship, and her extraordinary mentor experience with the late Geri Allen. She is also hilarious, as you will hear…
Morgan Erina Episode
Mar 12 • 81 min
Singer-songwriter Morgan Erina joins Petticoat Rule to talk about the ups and downs of mental health issues and musicianship; her muses Sinead O'Connor, Delores O'Riordan, and Chester Bennington; and how she's really an old-school romantic at heart. We…
Casey Hanner Episode
Feb 26 • 55 min
Pop songwriter Casey Hanner from the Pittsburgh-based band Donora joins Petticoat Rule to talk about the experience of being on the Rostrum Records label, hearing her tunes in movie and TV placements, and being a new mom and releasing a new album at the…
Blak Rapp MADUSA Episode
Feb 12 • 80 min
Hip-hop artivist Blak Rapp MADUSA joins Petticoat Rule explaining her music's political themes against mass incarceration, white supremacy, and systemic racism, as well as giving insight into the challenges of life as a female hip-hop artist. She also…
Abby Gross Episode
Jan 29 • 59 min
Saxophonist extraordinaire Abby Gross joins Petticoat Rule to share with us the 'glamour' of road life with soul-rock band The Commonheart as well as her passion for music education, and gives insight into what its like to write a song about something…
Avi Diamond Episode
Jan 15 • 65 min
Jazz singer Avi Diamond joins Petticoat Rule to reveal how the experience of getting a degree in music therapy has shaped her songwriting and her life. Along the way, she gives us insight into the process of professionally training as a vocal performer…
Slowdanger Episode
Jan 1 • 80 min
Classically trained dancer Anna Thompson of the unique dance-plus-electronica duo Slowdanger joins Petticoat Rule to share her journey of self-expression by developing musicianship to enhance her avant-garde dance movement. We also learn what the gender…
Jocelyn Rent Episode
Dec 18, 2017 • 75 min
Busy lead vocalist Jocelyn Rent joins Petticoat Rule to talk about balancing her creative roles in Pittsburgh-based bands Anjroy, The Rents and Bachelor Boys with her family life as a mother of two little ones. We also talk about techniques for handling…
Karen Dietrich Episode
Dec 4, 2017 • 71 min
Lady drummer Karen Dietrich of Pittsburgh-based indie rock band Essential Machine joins Petticoat Rule to discuss how she has uniquely integrated her passions for music, writing, and family into one full creative life. We also talk about the struggles,…
AppalAsia Episode
Nov 20, 2017 • 98 min
Cultural folk fusion artists Mimi Jong and Sue Powers from the spellbinding trio AppalAsia visit Petticoat Rule, inspiring us as two very different women finding inspiriting joy in their unique collaboration. We learn about their life's journeys through…
Addi Twigg Episode
Nov 6, 2017 • 68 min
Belting songstress Addi Twigg from Pittsburgh-based pop-soul rock band The Telephone Line joins Petticoat Rule to discuss her need to let the songs out, her fervent feminism, and how she balances contentment with achievement. She also describes her…
Maura Jacob Episode
Oct 23, 2017 • 96 min
Authentic and compassionate, Maura Jacob of Pittsburgh's doom pop punk band Action Camp steps into the studio to chat about how she fights for the vulnerable through her music and her social work. Her enlightening conversation also touches on her…
Sparkle Pony Episode
Oct 9, 2017 • 77 min
Vocalist Valentina Raffaelli and bassist Molly Hebert-Wilson from the Philadelphia-based folk band Sparkle Pony stop by the Petticoat Rule studio to share their many motivating strategies for overcoming one's inner critic while inspiring us with their…
Melanie Stangl Episode
Sep 25, 2017 • 62 min
Music journalist Melanie Stangl joins Petticoat Rule, sharing many inspirational productivity and writing tips while discussing her journey to reporting for the entertainment industry. We hear her own music as well, and hear her speak on her priority of…
Phat Man Dee Episode
Sep 12, 2017 • 76 min
Jazz chanteuse and cultural icon Phat Man Dee joins Petticoat Rule to talk about activism through music, respecting history through your creations, and learning to embrace your uniqueness. We hear all about her path to her weirdness, the many influences…
Ladyfest Episode
Sep 10, 2017 • 72 min
Ladyfest Pittsburgh organizers Steph Flati and Jen Sabol stop by the Petticoat Rule studio to talk about their experiences putting together the weekend-long festival celebrating under-represented musicians. We also hear about their bands The Lopez and…
Kiki from The Buckle Downs Episode
Sep 10, 2017 • 75 min
Powerhouse vocalist Kiki Brown from The Buckle Downs joins Petticoat Rule to talk about how she balances her many roles including musician, mother, on-the-job problem-solver, vocal coach, soon-to-be wife, and black woman in the genre of rock and roll.…
Molly Alphabet Episode
Sep 4, 2017 • 60 min
Country singer-songwriter Molly Alphabet joins Petticoat Rule to talk about her experiences as a woman playing Western music in the North. We hear about Groundhog Day, writing for film, growing up in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of East Lawrenceville,…