To Write Love On Her Arms Releases ‘10 Years of TWLOHA’ Video

Back in February we posted about nonprofit organization, To Write Love On Her Arms (TWLOHA) as they announced a show in celebration of their 10 year anniversary. The even was hosted on April 2nd at the House of Blues in Orlando and featured performances by Jon Foreman of Switchfoot, singer/songwriter Matt Wertz, spoken-word poets Sierra Demulder and Tonya Ingram, and Bearcat’s Renee Yohe. Now TWLOHA has released a special video, titled “10 Years of TWLOHA,” which highlightes the brightest moments and memories from the past decade for the organization.

Check out the video below!

To Write Love On Her Arms Announces TWLOHA Turns 10 Show

Nonprofit organization, To Write Love On Her Arms (TWLOHA) has announced an extra-special version of their Heavy and Light format. For those who follow TWLOHA, you may be familiar with their Heavy and Light tour which is “an evening of songs, conversation, and hope.” In celebration of TWLOHA’s 10 year anniversary, the organization will be hosting an event on Saturday, April 2nd, at the House of Blues Orlando. Featuring performances by Jon Foreman of Switchfoot, singer/songwriter Matt Wertz, spoken-word poets Sierra Demulder and Tonya Ingram, and Bearcat’s Renee Yohe.

Founder, Jamie Tworkowski had this to say about TWLOHA Turns 10, “We’re going to spend some time celebrating our journey and our history, the surprising open doors. We’ll look back and we’ll be thankful and we’ll also look ahead. And we’re definitely going to celebrate. Because if one person chose to stay alive, that is worth a celebration.”

Tickets are available for purchase for $22 here! For more information on TWLOHA, click here!

Switchfoot To Release “Nothing Is Sound” on Limited Edition Colored Vinyl

It’s been over 10 years since the release of Switchfoot’s fifth studio album, Nothing Is Sound, and just last week srcvinyl made a very special announcement. The album will be released on limited edition 180 gram colored vinyl on March 8th! There will be two different versions – one will be buttercream colored and limited to 500 copies as a SRCVinyl Exclusive while the other will be red colored and limited to 1000 copies. 

Nothing Is Sound was mastered for the vinyl release, with lacquers created by Stan Ricker. The release will also include a bonus track of “Goodnight Punk” and will be housed in a reverseboard gatefold jacket with a 11×22 insert! 

Pre-order is available now here and track listing can be found below!

A1 Lonely Nation
A2 Stars
A3 Happy Is A Yuppie Word

B1 The Shadow Proves The Sunshine
B2 Easier Than Love
B3 The Blues

C1 The Setting Sun
C2 Politicians
C3 Golden

D1 The Fatal Wound
D2 We Are One Tonight
D3 Daisy
D4 Goodnight Punk

Festival Review:: Fashion Meets Music Festival

The inaugural Fashion Meets Music Festival kicked off this past Labor Day weekend in the Columbus, OH area. Music and fashion have intermingled for a long time and there are many musicians who even create their own clothing lines and brands. FMMF set out to provide the best of fashion and music and although these two didn’t necessarily mesh over the weekend, there were plenty of activities for each respectively. 

There were well over 100+ plus performances throughout the festival with concerts on three main stages along with after party shows at local bars/clubs in the downtown Arena District. For the fashionistas in attendance there were fashion seminars held by Project Runway alum Kelli Martin and Althea Harper, runway stages and a retail marketplace.

The music lineup was filled with a variety of different genres, but seemed to mostly contain indie/alternative artists. One of the highlights at festivals for me is discovering new music that I haven’t heard before. A few of the artists that stood out the most to me were NGHBRS, Envoi and empires. Each band brought a lot of energy to the stage and left me wanting to hear more of their music.

Overall FMMF brought in a fair amount of concert goers with numbers increasing later in the night for the main headlining acts: O.A.R and Local Natives (Friday), Circa Survive and Switchfoot (Saturday), New Found Glory and Cold War Kids (Sunday). The drawback of the headlining performances was the overlapping set times (with one headliner starting 15 minutes after the other) which didn’t allow festival goers to see full sets of both bands if they wished. 

Besides the fashion and music, FMMF also offered a couple of other extras. A variety of food trucks, vendors and sponsor booths were available to the public. There were also some fun activities that included ferris wheel rides and ziplining. 

Since FMMF is an up and coming festival there is room for a few improvements, but overall it was a very fun weekend full of great music. I think it has the potential to develop over a few years and become a very successful festival that people will look forward to attending every year.

For our photos from the festival, please click here!

Written by Caitlyn Willard

LOL Gallery:

Who: Parachute, Vacationer, Switchfoot
What: Fashion Meets Music Festival, Part 3
When & Where: 8/29/14 – 8/31/14, Columbus Convention Center; Columbus, OH
ByCaitlyn Willard

For full gallery, click here!