Rose is a music editor at Ramona and also works for a pretty cool record label in Sydney, Australia. xx
Posts contributed to by Rose Sejean
Writing by Rose Sejean //‘Down Below’ packs an alt-rock punch, tackling the maddening downward spiral of intrusive thoughts and lending proof that her musical evolution is steeped in authenticity – Tori Forsyth is embracing her shadow and well and truly dancing with her darkness.Read More
Interview by Rose Sejean // As we head into the final days of Ausmusic Month – four sweet weeks of band tees, nostalgic nods to Aussie music greats and, perhaps most crucially, getting amongst our emerging local talent – we thought we’d sit down with one of the freshest new kids on the block, MAYAH to talk debut single ‘Pray’, making music in 2019 and how the dissonance between online vs reality is still disturbingly present.Read More
Writing by Rose Sejean // Ramona music were lucky enough to chat to gutsy pop queen Sammi Constantine about her new single ‘Watch Yourself’, her first true songwriting inspiration, and her love of coffee.Read More
Writing by Rose Sejean // We were thrilled to be able to catch up with U.S singer songwriter, Kennedy Shaw again to talk all things ‘Girl Almighty’. The feminist musician’s full length album can be described as “shameless, powerful, and rebellious”. Read all about it here!Read More
Writing by Rose Sejean // She first burst onto the Aussie music scene in 2000 as the dreadlocked, pierced lead vocalist of Killing Heidi. Now the brilliant and uber-cool Ella Hooper is set to rip up the stage at BIGSOUND Festival. The award winning songwriter chats to Rose Sejean about her new single, ‘To The Bone’, career lessons and some great advice for new musicians.Read More
Writing by Rose Sejean // Canberra punks, GLITORIS pack some serious political punch with their brand new single,‘Spit Hood’! Having recently supported the legendary Regurgitator on tour, the four-piece are homebound and set to rock The Basement at their single launch TONIGHT… they also found some time to share their all-time favourite records with Ramona!Read More
Writing by Rose Sejean // Kenyan born singer songwriter, KALI, brings us the new video from her debut single, ‘Things Done Change’. She chats to Rose about moving to Australia to pursue music and what the experience has taught her.Read More
Writing by Rose Sejean // We are LOVING San Mei’s new music video for her dreamily cool single, “Wonder”! To celebrate the vid release, Rose Sejean sat down with the artist to talk choosing collaborators, tackling self-doubt, and where it all began…Read More
Interview by Rose Sejean // Mallrat is the 19 year-old pop/hip hop artist from Brisbane, Australia shaking things up, down under and abroad. She chats with us about her recent SXSW appearance, live shows and her wicked single, UFO (ft. ALLDAY). Get ready to be obsessed…Read More
Interview by Rose Sejean // Girl-power troupe Rackett are on an Aussie tour! Music editor Rose chatted with lead guitarist Kat about the band’s tour rituals, their advice to young musicians, and self-producing their experimental pop-punk single, ‘Alive’.Read More
Interview by Rose Sejean // 19 year-old indie pop artist Natalie Shay is generating a lot of buzz around the UK, from winning awards to selling out some of the hottest venues in London. She chats to Rose Sejean about her awesome new music video, attending the same music school that produced superstars like Adele and Jessie J, and her favourite tunes of the moment.Read More
Writing by Rose Sejean // It’s been a whirlwind year in music for new girl-on-the-block, Hatchie – a hugely successful showcase at BIGSOUND 2017, signing with Mushroom’s uber cool label, Ivy League, and releasing her amazing new single ‘Try’. Hatchie chats to Rose Sejean about the new release and her current tour.Read More
Writing by Rose Sejean // The annual Melbourne Music Week ZOO Laneway Party is around the
corner! To celebrate, we got some of our favourite artists from the line-up, KAIIT and 30/70’s
Allysha Joy to give us a peek inside their record collections…
Writing by Rose Sejean // Brisbane’s raucous party makers, The Mouldy Lovers, are wowing audiences on their current tour for new single, ‘Boondock’. Rose chats with Kat Bermingham, TML’s baritone saxophonist and band manager about the band’s tour rituals and juggling her both her creative and business hats.Read More
Writing by Rose Sejean // Electro/Neo-Soul songstress Mo.Louie has just dropped the video for her latest single, I’ll Call You and we’re super ecstatic because YOU get to see it first, right here!
Review by Molly McKew and Rose Sejean // Photographs by Emily Blackburn // Ramona Music Editors, Molly McKew and Rose Sejean were lucky enough to review the legendary Tina Arena during the Melbourne leg of her Innocence to Understanding Greatest Hits tour. Here are their afterthoughts!Read More
Writing by Rose Sejean // To celebrate the success of her debut album Reservoir, Rose Sejean chats to rising folk-tronica star, Gordi about pushing through the necessary discomfort of growth, balancing studies with a flourishing music career, and reminding teens that things only get better from here.
Interview of Anna of the North by Rose Sejean // From rocking out with Frank Ocean and Tyler the Creator on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, to being named H&M Ambassador for Kenzo; 2017 has been one sweet ride for Anna of the North. The duo’s, Anna Lutterud chats to Rose Sejean.
Interview of Lara Jean Marshell by Rose Sejean // From child actor to Aussie in L.A, Lara Jean Marshall lives and breathes her craft. We got chatting about the ‘good old days’ on hit T.V series The Saddle Club, why it’s a great time to be a woman on screen, and her message to teens.Read More
Writing and Interview by Rose Sejean // Kennedy Shaw has hit the music scene with a fresh take on 80s synth-pop and a 90s girl-punk undertone. We recently bonded over her new single, her first encounter with feminism, and our shared love of Bikini Kill.Read More
Writing by Rose Sejean // We’re thrilled to be premiering, ‘Stay’ the brand new single from Melbourne electronic duo, SAATSUMA. Hot off the release of their previous track, ‘Isolate’, the duo give us a taste of what to expect from their upcoming debut album. Be one of the first to hear it!Read More
Review of ‘1440’ by Rose Sejean // Check out our latest review: California-based singer songwriter Danielle Taylor has harnessed contemporary piano-pop and uplifting feels on her debut full length album, ‘1440’Read More
Interview of Georgia Delves by Rose Sejean // Rose chats with Georgia Delves of mesmerising folk duo, Deer Prudence about their new EP, working alongside old friend and band-mate Mariah McCarthy, and celebrating the release by hitting the road, sweet tunes in-tow.Read More
Interview of Iluka by Rose Sejean // The rather magical Iluka is set to embark on an eight-stop national tour this week. The flair-rocking singer songwriter chats to Ramona about the trip that inspired her new EP, and why we could profit from rejigging society’s perception of vulnerability.Read More
Writing by Rose Sejean // Melbourne’s first ever Dark Femme Night is set to invade the newly renovated Tote this month, celebrating leading femme artists in the thick of Melbourne’s alternative scene. KHM have compiled a wicked menu of gloom and doom acts who will unite in a bubbling cauldron of gothic corsets and wailing guitars.Read More
Interview of Lisa Richards by Rose Sejean // Lisa Richards has released her sixth studio album, ‘ Light From The Other Side’, and is currently on the second leg of a national tour. She speaks to us about her battle with addiction, hanging with Debbie Harry, and approaching the creative process from the other side.
Writing by Rose Sejean // Florida’s trail-blazer co-op and record label, Elestial Sound, has just released A Thousand Tones: an original forty track compilation album featuring an all-female identifying line up.Read More
Interview of Tiny Hands by Rose Sejean // For the record, Tiny Hands literally refers to Jacob’s very own supposedly “tiny hands,” a physical attribute that has afforded the artist some insecurity over the years.Read More