Teresa Johnson is a multiplatform journalism major at the University of Maryland, College Park. She interned at PBS NewsHour this past Spring and has worked in various positions as video editor for the University Libraries, served as the Music Director at WMUC Radio Station and has written for the on-campus newspaper, the Diamondback. In her free time she loves playing with her cats, going to the thrift store, and going to concerts with friends.
Did you know that there’s a lion in the 1964 movie, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” named King Moonracer? Autumn Ehinger, front-person of her solo project, Moon Racer, talks about how her band name came to be based on the Christmas classic.
Meet Jules Hale! As the frontperson of her band, Den-Mate, this D.C.-based musician creates pop melodies layered in comforting and dark undertones. Her sound stands out in the scene of traditional pop and indie music, where she allows its’ experimental elements to offer a unique listening experience.
Meet Bluish! They’re an up-and-coming New York-based band that creates soft and catchy melodies, with confessional lyrics based in personal experiences. The band consists of four members: Iris Garrison-Driscoll (lead singer and lyricist), Alex Hardwood (lead guitar), Aidan Boardman (bass and vocals) and Cara Conaway (drums).
Over the phone, Sofia Wolfson spoke with Teresa Johnson about her songwriting process, how she got into music, and her concept for the EP title, Adulting.