About

Stitched Sound is an online music magazine that brings you news about both upcoming and distinguished artists. Whether it’s through an intriguing interview, simple update, or a complete issue, we strive to bring everyone news and updates about the fast growing music industry.

Our issues can be downloaded for free on our website. They include several interviews and reviews, informing you about what the bands are currently up to.

We’re here to keep you entertained. Keeping the mood light and fun is something that we love to do. The music industry is now blooming rapidly and musical acts with lots of potential keep on appearing every day. We’re trying to find those bands and artists and hopefully introduce you to your new favourite band. We also do our absolute best to bring you news with your favourite bands.

Stitched Sound was established in 2009 and we are still going strong today. We started with a mission to bring our readers the news about the music industry and not only have we been able to successfully do this since 2009, but we are still doing it today.

Our staff members are scattered through the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

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Cynthia Lam | Toronto, ON/Edmonton, AB | Instagram, Website

Founder, Editor-In-Chief

When I first started the site in 2009, I aimed to create a platform to speak about awesome bands that I loved but never got talked about. Since then I am just thrilled with the people I’ve met and gotten to work with. I oversee and design the print issues, and also do interviews and photo for the site. Along with working on Stitched Sound, I am a Film Production and Political Science double major at York University in Toronto.

Contact Cynthia – cynthia@stitchedsound.com

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Sara Feigin | London, UK | Instagram, Twitter, Website

Photo Editor, Photographer & Writer

Sara Feigin has been taking concert photography seriously since 2008. Getting her start by going out to local shows with her camera in early 2007, Sara’s photos started getting noticed by bands and record labels which made her realise she could make something of her passion. In 2008, she started a website called Back-Pocket Believers with a few friends which took off, and then started L.I.F.E. Press on her own in 2010. After moving to London to study photography at the University of Westminster, Sara has found herself back in New York where in the day she works as a Photo Editor for HollywoodLife.com and at night she is a concert photographer. As of Fall 2016, Sara has taken on the job as Co-Editor, Photographer and Writer at Stitched Sound.

Contact Sara – sara@stitchedsound.com

Nina Tadic | Hebron, IL | Instagram, Twitter, Website

Content Editor, Photographer & Writer

Nina Tadic is a freelance photojournalist from Northwest Indiana. She is one of two Content Editors for Stitched Sound. She is currently in her third year at Valparaiso University studying Computer Science, Communications, and Art. Some of her favorite artists include Stick To Your Guns, The Maine, Taylor Swift, Casey, and The Amity Affliction.

Contact Nina – nina@stitchedsound.com

Jess Williams | New York, NY | Instagram, Twitter, Website

Content Editor, Photographer & Writer

Jess Williams is a freelance photographer specializing in live music and 35mm film photography. Jess enjoys shooting concerts and festivals across the Northeastern United States — from Courtney Barnett to Paramore to everything in between. You can find Jess in the photo pit at Irving Plaza or Brooklyn Steel, most likely, or she’s probably enjoying a stroll around her neighborhood when she’s not shooting.

Contact Jess – jess@stitchedsound.com

Adele Sakey | Boston, MA/New York, NY | Instagram, Twitter, Website

Photographer, Writer & Interviewer

Based between Boston and New York City, Adele Sakey is a freelance photographer specializing in concert photography. Through a vibrant use of tones or a sharp contrast in black and white, she aims to capture the vibrancy of a memory in the making.

Jordan Hefler | Baton Rouge, LA | InstagramTwitterWebsite

Photographer

Jordan Hefler is a creative entrepreneur and photographer based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana known for her love of color, music, and personal expression.

Emily May | Louisville, KY | Instagram, Website

Photographer, Interviewer & Writer

Hi!  My name is Emily May and I am a concert photographer from Louisville, KY.  I photograph shows and do band interviews for Stitched Sound Magazine.  I’ve been photographing bands since 2009 and have been shooting for publications for about 2 1/2 years.  My favorite genres to photograph are electronic/synth pop, punk rock, hardcore, metal, indie rock, folk and alternative rock.

Estefany Gonzalez | San Francisco, CA | Instagram, Twitter, FacebookWebsite

Photographer & Interviewer

Estefany Gonzalez is a writer and photographer from California. She spends most of her time at local concerts and taking pictures. She’s written for The Bay Bridged, Sonoma Magazine, The Press Democrat, KQED, and various other publications.

Kate Scott | Chicago, IL | Instagram, Twitter, FacebookWebsite

Photographer & Writer

Kate Scott is a photographer and writer in Chicago. She has shot and reviewed over 200 bands and loves capturing those once-in-a-lifetime moments. Find her at the biggest festivals and the smallest venues across the city.

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Katie Frost | London, UK | Instagram, Website

Photographer, Interviewer & Writer

Katie Frost is a freelance photographer from London (UK) specialising in rock/metal music photography. She also writes reviews to accompany her gig photos. In May 2018, Frost won the Amateur category of the Event Photography Awards, and in 2017 she made it to the Longlist of the Best Photographer category of the Heavy Music Awards. Although Frost works full-time at an architecture practice, she spends her evenings and weekends honing her skills; constantly trying to improve and get more recognition for her work.

Lexi Shannon | Philadelphia, PA | Instagram, Website

Photographer

Philadelphia based Lexi Shannon has been covering shows since 2015, starting with shows in her hometown’s local bookstore. Since then, she’s moved into the City of Brotherly Love, where she currently is a Junior in Drexel University’s music industry program. On weekends, she can usually be found hiding behind her camera in the pit of an alt-rock or indie show. When not at a show, she’s usually sipping chai lattes in a coffeeshop, planning a trip she’ll never be able to afford, or listening to One Direction.

Jackson Fleming | Buffalo, NY/Toronto, Ontario | Website, Instagram

Photographer

Jackson Fleming is a freelance photographer from Buffalo, NY. It wasn’t until March of 2017 that Fleming discovered his love for music photography and now he travels internationally to photograph concerts for artists like CHVRCHES, Queens of the Stone Age and more!

Sarah Lozano | Houston, TX | Instagram

Writer & Photographer

Sarah Lozano is a Houston, Texas based writer and photographer. She turned her love for concerts into a life long passion as a music journalist and photographer. She enjoys long walks with her camera, Max Landis’ tweets, and dark lipstick.

Phill McDonald | Nashville, TN | Website, Instagram

Photographer

Phill McDonald is a freelance photographer based out of Nashville, Tennessee. His work is characterized by his constant drive to inspire others to get out and do something greater. Specializations include landscape, portrait, live music and brand based photography.

Victoria Goodman | Chicago, IL | Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Writer

Victoria is a contributing writer based out of Chicago. She loves being involved with the local music scene (especially within pop punk and metal), which inspired her to begin writing about music. Some of her favorite artists include Real Friends, Silent Planet, The Wonder Years, Underoath, and Sharptooth. In addition to this, Victoria also attends Columbia College Chicago and can always be found at shows. Her ultimate goal is to become a promoter or a booking agent.

Jordan Ryan Burke | Shrewsbery, United Kingdom | Instagram

Writer

Jordan Ryan Burke studied psychology and counseling at University and is now working as a chef. He is an amateur photographer taking pictures at gigs, and of people and nature. He’s hoping to start taking photography more seriously after recently been offered to be the photographer for a small band growing quick in Birmingham. Jordan’s favourite bands are Counterparts, Loathe, Casey and Hundredth.

Pauline Piotrowski | Tampa/Orlando, FL | Instagram, Twitter

Hi! I’m Pauline and I create content in the form of reviews and interviews for Stitched Sound. I currently reside in Tarpon Springs, FL so I attend shows in the Tampa Bay/Orlando area… however I’ve definitely traveled further. I can get into most genres of music & always like hearing new stuff (because let’s be real.. I typically listen to 5 bands)

Spencer Prather | Columbus, IN | Instagram

Spencer is a writer, music lover and coffee enthusiast from Columbus, Indiana. You can typically find him at the nearest establishment that sells iced vanilla lattes, and catching a show at Indianapolis’ Hoosier Dome whenever he’s able. Some of his favorite bands include Silent Planet, The Contortionist, The Wonder Years, Vulfpeck, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and many more!

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Stefanie Dabaghian | New York, NY | Instagram, Twitter, Website

Photographer

A lover of music.  Over the past few years, I’ve been to many shows and have met many fabulous people that I now call my friends. Along the way, I began taking photos, and it’s been an ongoing learning experience — an experience that’s shown me a whole new world that I want to continue to be a part of.

Bailee Logan | Indianapolis, IN | InstagramFacebook

Photographer

Bailee Logan is a freelance photographer currently based in Indianapolis, IN. She has been shooting everything from local shows to to festivals such as Warped Tour and Self Help Fest; and in between shooting lifestyle, portrait and weddings. Catch her hanging out at your local coffee shop or music venue.

Joanna Glezakos | Toronto, ON | Instagram, Twitter, Website

Photographer

Joanna Glezakos is a freelance photographer and videographer living in Toronto, ON, Canada. Her passion for music and photography merged at a young age when she started sneaking her camera into shows. After graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Art from OCAD University, her passion developed into her career shooting for local radio stations, magazines and record labels. Her dream is to work on the road as a tour photographer but for now, you can find her at a local show, photographing and writing reviews for Stitched Sound.

Brian McCain | Lincoln, NE | Website, InstagramFacebook

Photographer

Brian McCain grew up in Northern California where he eventually migrated to San Diego, where he earned a degree in Visual Arts at Point Loma Nazarene University. Six years ago, Brian ended up in Lincoln, Nebraska, where he has been photographing concerts for nearly two years. Brian is a busy guy but he will still make the trip to Iowa, Kansas and/or South Dakota for the perfect show. In his down time, Brian enjoys spending time with his wife and newborn daughter.

Nicole Lagoe | Syracuse, NY | Instagram, Twitter, Website

Photographer

Nicole is a photographer based in New York. From dingy basement shows to sold out arenas Nicole enjoys shooting any and all types of music. When not shooting live music Nicole can be found photographing weddings all over the country and hanging out with her dogs.

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Micki Harris | Chicago, IL | Instagram, Twitter, Website

Photographer

Micki Harris is a freelance photographer based in Chicago, Illinois. Micki got their start as a live music photographer when they were in middle school, constantly shooting the bands their older brother played in. They have practically grown up behind a lens, practicing environmental photography, continuing with live music, and delving into portraiture. Micki has shot content for publications such as CHARMMusic and currently interns at Sam Callahan Photography where they shoot weddings and other special events. They are currently studying photography and public relations at Columbia College Chicago, and plan to pursue photography as a career. Micki is available for booking sessions and for tour.

Cody Kaczynski | Philadelphia, PA | Instagram, Website
Photographer
Hailing from Northeastern Pennsylvania, photographer Cody Kaczynski has been making quite a name for himself in the hardcore scene. From photographing festivals like Vans Warped Tour and South By So What to touring with pop-punk band Harbour. You can find Cody at damn near any pop-punk show in Pennsylvania, all the time, any time.