Do you love discovering new music? Are you interested in intersectional feminism and today’s issues facing women, queer, and femme people? Join Izzy each week as she interviews guests ranging from DIY musicians to established bands about the challenges of navigating the music world as women and femme people today and how each guest is fighting for a more hopeful and inclusive future. We discuss the music that inspires them, their songwriting process, everyday lives, and more.


Deconstructing Artifice with May Rio Sounding Out with Izzy: A Grrrl's Two Sound Cents Podcast

For today's episode, I am joined by dream pop songstress and New York underground it-girl May Rio to talk about her upcoming debut album French Bath, emerging from pandemic-induced solitude, and feeling renewed and ready to turn a new leaf. We also discuss her unforgettable experience recording background vocals on The Dare's mega-hit "Girls" and the diversity in underground artistic communities throughout the city. ✨ MORE ABOUT MAY RIO ✨ May Rio is the latest project of pop writer/performer May Sembera, which emerged in 2020 from May experimenting with off-kilter melodies in Ableton while confined to her home studio in New York. Her latest album French Bath is a tapestry of imaginative textures and wry humor about the shallow deceptiveness of glamour and artifice, holding up a mirror to the many different ways we attempt to fill our own voids. ✨ KEEP UP TO DATE WITH MAY RIO ✨ Website: Instagram: YouTube: Bandcamp: ✨ CONNECT WITH IZZY ✨ YouTube: https://agrrrlstwosoundcents.comInstagram:
  1. Deconstructing Artifice with May Rio
  2. Building an Empire with GRRRL Music
  3. Femmes to the Front with Laura Regan
  4. Gaslighting, Gatekeeping, & Girlbossing with Helen Chatham Showalter
  5. Point and Shoot with Driely S. Carter


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