NEW EViL's Sophia Anita Reyes saw the police surrounding the scene where the teenager's body was found. She was so affected that she went home and broke a long stretch of writer's block with the song "King of the River." A year after his death, she reflects on the song and shares her original piano demo.Read More
From making up words to English-language pop songs as a child in Russia to ,years spent learning classical piano in a conservatory, Scarlet Sails’ Olya Viglione has been around music her entire life. It was when she turned 21, moved to New York City to learn English, and met her future husband, Brian Viglione (The Dresden Dolls / Violent Femmes) that she joined the rock n roll world that she currently inhabits. Together, they started Scarlet Sails, a band that fuses rock, piano pop, jazz, and a handful of other genres to create something entirely their own.