Alyssa Dempsey


Alyssa is a New York University alum who loves mix CDs, funny dog faces, and Arnold Palmer more than a healthy amount.

34 posts by Alyssa Dempsey

Interviews News

Interview: Mark Glick of Andrew Jackson Jihad

August 6, 2014 | By Alyssa Dempsey

Andrew Jackson Jihad just wrapped up the last leg of their tour with Hard Girls and Dogbreth, bringing their folk punk sound across the country in support of their new album, Christmas Island. idobi writer Alyssa Dempsey had the lovely opportunity to speak with cellist Mark Glick before the band’s show at The Troubadour in Los Angeles. Read below for their conversation on the fans’ reaction to the new album, the band’s switch to a new label, and what their moms think of their songs.

Interviews News

Interview: David Bello

May 28, 2014 | By Alyssa Dempsey

David Bello, better known as the vocalist for The World Is A Beautiful Place, recently spoke with us about his solo work, balancing numerous projects, and what it’s like to make music solo vs. with a large and revolving cast of members.


Bleachers announce new album

May 15, 2014 | By Alyssa Dempsey

Bleachers have announced a new album titled Strange Desires, due out July 15th.


Real Friends stream new song “Loose Ends”

May 8, 2014 | By Alyssa Dempsey

Real Friends are streaming “Loose Ends,” their first single off their debut album. Download the song for free over at Fearless Records.


Candy Hearts premiere new video for “I Miss You”

May 6, 2014 | By Alyssa Dempsey

Watch the video for Candy Hearts’ new single “I Miss You” off their upcoming album. All The Ways You Let Me Down drops June 10th on Bridge Nine/Violently Happy Records.


For All Those Sleeping announce new album

May 6, 2014 | By Alyssa Dempsey

For All Those Sleeping announced their new album Incomplete Me, due out June 23rd via Fearless records. Watch the trailer for the album which features part of a new single.

Concert Reviews News

Chuck Ragan brings camaraderie to NYC

May 5, 2014 | By Alyssa Dempsey

As the sun set on another crisp New York City spring day, fans piled into Irving Plaza, eager to shout and stomp away the evening with Chuck Ragan and The Camaraderie with help along the way from The White Buffalo and Jonny Two Bags.


Real Friends announce new album

May 1, 2014 | By Alyssa Dempsey

Real Friends announce their first full length album, Maybe This Place Is The Same And We’re Just Changing.


Say Anything release new song “Six Six Six”

April 24, 2014 | By Alyssa Dempsey

Say Anything release new song “Six Six Six” off new album Hebrews.


Mineral reunite for 20th anniversary tour

April 24, 2014 | By Alyssa Dempsey

Mineral are reuniting for a 20th anniversary tour and bringing along Into It. Over It.