Ep.203: Mariel Loveland of Best Ex / Candy Hearts

Keith sits down with Mariel Loveland to discuss growing up in NJ, formative experiences in music, early influences, the early days of Candy Hearts, the band's early demos that turned Mariel on to the world of punk music, signing with Bridge Nine Records, working with Chad from New Found Glory on their EP "The Best Ways to Disappear" and their LP "All The Ways You Let Me Down", the difficulties Mariel has had navigated as a woman in the music industry and the end of Candy Hearts. We also discuss Mariel's current solo work in Best Ex, the advent of the project, transitioning from a band to a solo artist, recording the debut LP "With a Smile", her creative process and more.

This episode is sponsored by: Bridge Nine Records
Photo by: Jonathan Botkin