Tag: Hurray for the Riff Raff

Album | Hurray for the Riff Raff – The Navigator

At this point Alynda Segarra is Hurray for the Riff Raff – her songs, her music, her vision. Leaving the Bronx at the age of seventeen and riding the rails like a female Woody Guthrie, Segarra spent three years exploring…

Live | Hurray For The Riff Raff @ The Globe, Cardiff

Much is made of Hurray For The Riff Raff frontwoman Alyssa Lee Segarra’s unusual coming of age story. Leaving her Bronx home at 17, she freight-hopped her way to California and travelled around the USA playing music for several years…

Artist Playlist | Hurray For The Riff Raff

Hurray for the Riff Raff are on tour in the UK this week, showing off tracks from the acclaimed Small Town Heroes and offering tantalising glimpses of the new record they’ve just begun work on. Alynda Segarra has a well-earned…

Album | Hurray For The Riff Raff – Look Out Mama

The story of Alynda Lee Segarra’s drift into the music business is one of those that seems a little too good to be true. The notion that, by the age of 17, she had already escaped The Bronx to drift…

Album: Hurray for the Riff Raff – Hurray for the Riff Raff

Louisiana’s Hurray For the Riff Raff make what they call ‘melodramatic popular songs’ – and sound a little like a darker Be Good Tanyas with their harsh, growly, female vocalist, banjos and resonant, deep, slow drums. It’s a formula that…

Album: Hurray for the Riff Raff – Young Blood Blues

New Orleans is an evocative city. It’s the home of jazz and the delta blues, a city steeped in musical history and prestige. But alongside these more positive facets, drama is never far around the corner – this is the…