Contributor’s Note: Solstice Rey out of Philadelphia joined The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz for the 256th episode via FAB Radio International. Members composed of Potty Mouth, Nervus, KOJI, Solstice Rey and Full On Mone’t created the compilation album “Sunday, Someday” in which proceeds go to funding top surgery and aftercare for a member of the group while raising awareness about the systemic oppression of QTPOC community members. Fans can find Solstice Rey on Facebook and Twitter. In this episode, Solstice Rey(Sabrina) discusses the following:
0:00- The song “Phoenix” from the “Sunday, Someday” compilation record. They discuss how the songs mix an ambiance vibe with a pop-punk vibe.
6:59- “Mountains”- They discuss the song lyric “I’ve got to find the strength to climb this mountain” and Solstice talks about her influences including Purity Ring, Title Fight, Tiger’s Jaw and Balance & Composure.
11:37- Solstice Rey discusses the song “My Life” by Anthony Flammia. She talks about hearing this song for the first time live in Philadelphia.
16:12- How the “Sunday, Someday” compilation came together
18:45- “Dawn”- They discuss the impact of that song
21:16- “Between The Lines” by Nervus. They discuss that song on the compilation album and how Em Foster of Nervus provided their creative flow to the music.
29:10- They discuss their love for Bollywood music.
33:24- Discuss how they perform songs they don’t like but the fans make them cause they like it. They discuss “Decode” by Paramore
36:46- They talk about K-Pop!
Fans can find this episode featuring Solstice Rey via SoundCloud below:
Fans can check out the “Sunday, Someday” compilation via Spotify below: