In May 2016, I got to talk to Emily Greene, of Riothorse Royale, about the band's music, the friendship she shares with Madi Diaz, etc., ahead of their show at Daytrotter, a music venue in Davenport, Iowa.
Madi Diaz and Emily Greene pooled their collaborative songwriting talents and the result is Riothorse Royale’s slow-and-steady tempo and hauntingly layered vocal melodies.
The band’s success is due in large to their individual talents, but also their ability to work together and traveling thousands of miles from tour stop to tour stop to perform live.
Riothorse Royale draws comparison to the sister-indie-power-pop band Haim and also Lana Del Rey, but deliver a slightly darker spin.
“We’re on the same page creatively: When someone has an idea, the other one is quick to say ‘Oh yeah, I’ve got this one too,’" Greene said. "So we bounce back and forth off each other. We’re both really grateful for it." ... (Read more)
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