Apparently I've been living under a rock.
That can be the only explanation for my ignorance of the existence of Hurray for the Riff Raff aka Alynda Lee Segarra.
My introduction to her/their talents was rather serendipitous.
A random email arrived asking if I would be interested in reviewing the album, and then it went on to say that the guitarist of Alabama Shakes had produced it.
While I was reading the email I had Alabama Shakes playing so while I'm…Continue
Added by Mainy on June 7, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
1.0 – Does the name ‘Hurray for The Riff Raff’ reflect a personal or band philosophy of sorts? I would say the name comes from my love and feeling of camaraderie for the underdog of all walks of life. Growing up in New York City exposed me to people who live on the fringes of society and sometimes go unseen yet they have so much unique energy they give the city. The homeless subway singers, the runaway teenagers from…Continue
Added by Artists Talking Shop on April 29, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments