maggie vail

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Mongrel Patriot Review: Tracy Soo-Ming of Fan Death Records

Sometimes cultures overshoot the mark.  They assume certain technologies, or subcultures, or beliefs are dead.  But when those technologies, subcultures, or beliefs still hold vital importance for people what you might call pioneers in reverse emerge to satisfy the demand, revitalize the community, and colonize the ruins, like the homesteaders eagerly reinventing Detroit. The music … Continue reading

Mongrel Patriot Review: Maggie Vail from Kill Rock Stars to CASH Music

Maggie Vail has had a unique view of the world of indie music.  Her older sister Tobi played with the quintessential riot grrrl band Bikini Kill.   For seventeen years Maggie worked at Kill Rock Stars, the iconic indie label of Olympia, Washington.  She toured with her band Bangs, gigging with Sleater Kinney, The Gossip, and … Continue reading