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.


Loving Your Local Rockstars with Sam Sumpter Sounding Out with Izzy: A Grrrl's Two Sound Cents Podcast

In today's episode, Izzy catches up with Sam Sumpter, the founder of the blog and author of the book of the same name, Bands do BK, which both serve as a guide to Brooklyn by local bands. Izzy and Sam discuss their favorite live music-related memories, the beauty of getting immersed in local scenes, and how music can help us find community in a city as isolating and fast-moving as New York.  ✨ MORE ABOUT SAM SUMPTER ✨Sam Sumpter is a writer, radio broadcaster, and music manager. She is the founder of the blog  Bands do BK and also hosts her own radio shows with Radio Free Brooklyn and Sofar Sounds. She recently published a book called Bands Do BK: A Guide to Brooklyn By Bands, For Everyone, which is a combination of interviews, behind-the-scenes anecdotes, and recommendations on places to visit from local bands she's interviewed over a period of six years. ✨ KEEP UP TO DATE WITH SAM SUMPTER ✨Bands do BK Site: https://bandsdobrooklyn.comInstagram:✨ CONNECT WITH IZZY ✨YouTube: https://izzyshutup.comInstagram: 
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