Spotlight: Penelope Gazin Interview

Penelope Gazin

Let’s just say the 90’s were a strange time. The 80’s wound down with pleather, hairsprayed splat, and ushered in a new era of kids perhaps rebelling against the yuppy pastels our then-teenage parents left us with. Grunge, aliens via The X Files (I will discuss this show ’til I die) and the awkward teens a la My … Read more

Interview: Mommy Long Legs About Comedy, Feminism and Making Art

Mommy Long Legs

Covered in copious amounts of glitter, Seattle-based band Mommy Long Legs puts on a delightfully gaudy performance. They are a pop-punk superpower group consisting of members Lilly Morlock, Cory Budden, Melissa Kagerer, and Leah Miller. Mommy Long Legs released its second EP of last year, titled Assholes, in October of 2015. The album is both rambunctious … Read more

Spotlight: Jo Firestone Interview

jo firestone

How does one describe comedian Jo Firestone? Kady Ruth decided on “delight” and Alise chose “supernatural.” And surely there is some German word that is untranslatable into our garbage language that means “force of performance nature who brings an unfathomable joy to comedy.” Based in Brooklyn, New York, Jo Firestone is the king of dreaming … Read more

Stream: Tomboy – Sweetie

tomboy sweetie

Tomboy is no stranger to THE LE SIGH. From being featured on our Vol. I tape compilation to reviewing their cassette back in ’13, we’ve had heart eye emojis for the Boston-based four piece comprised of Ali, Hanna, Madeline, and Meghan for a while now. If you’ve been staying updated, you’ve probably been counting down the days til the … Read more

Premiere: Tomboy – “Sweetie” Single

Sweetie Single Art

We couldn’t be more excited to premiere Tomboy’s newest track “Sweetie.” For a band that’s only released one set of demos, Boston’s Tomboy has had a pretty huge influence on us. You may remember our write-up last Spring where we praised them for confronting gender inequality in the music industry with a song like “I’m in the … Read more