Savannah Davanzo

Musicngear Editor

Savannah Davanzo is a music journalist and social media coordinator from New York. Over the last six years, she has built several websites dedicated to highlighting underrated new music, all while pursuing her Master’s degree in Arts Entrepreneurship. She is the founder and lead editor of ​ The Music Mermaid where she writes album reviews, exclusive premieres, music op-eds, interviews with artists, and more. In addition to her work with TMM, she’s thrilled to be part of the MusicNGear team!

Contact Savannah Davanzo at savannah.davanzo@musicngear.com

Articles by Savannah Davanzo

  • Article photo - Today's Time Machine: Bands Bringing Music From The Past Into The Present

    Today's Time Machine: Bands Bringing Music From The Past Into The Present

    Today’s music is a delicious mix of genres, tones, sounds, and feelings. We have pop royalty ruling the charts, major rock bands selling out stadiums, and country crooners delivering hit after hit. But in 20 years or 50 years or a hundred years, what will we remember most about...
  • Article photo - The Ultimate Guide to Crowdfunding for Musicians

    The Ultimate Guide to Crowdfunding for Musicians

    So we’ve already gone over how to craft professional pitch emails. We’ve consulted...
  • Article photo - How To Use Social Media Successfully as a Musician

    How To Use Social Media Successfully as a Musician

    No matter what stage you’re at, being a musician is a full-time job if you’re doing it right. You’ve got the music down but what’s next? You’ll definitely need to work on sending pitch emails to score press, maybe connect with a designer to start sketching out merch ideas, build...
  • Article photo - Interview with Jeff Enrage Altieri, Booking Agent and Hardcore Frontman

    Interview with Jeff Enrage Altieri, Booking Agent and Hardcore Frontman

    Over two and a half decades have passed since hardcore band Enrage burst onto the Staten Island music scene, but the guys aren’t backing down any time soon. These days, the badass metalheads play a couple gigs in their hometown every year and still cultivate lasting friendships...
  • Article photo - 20 Autumn Songs for Wearing Corduroy and Crunching Leaves - Part 2

    20 Autumn Songs for Wearing Corduroy and Crunching Leaves - Part 2

    We’re back. We told you we had more autumnal tunes for you to swoon over! Without further ado, here is the second installment of our two-part autumn playlist, you can find "...
  • Article photo - 20 Autumn Songs for Wearing Corduroy and Crunching Leaves - Part 1

    20 Autumn Songs for Wearing Corduroy and Crunching Leaves - Part 1

    Back in August, we compiled a list of our most favorite pop anthems to act as the soundtrack of your summer -- the sunny, bubblegum songs we were sure you’d love. But it’s October...
  • Article photo - 15 Do's and Don'ts of Promoting Music from Industry Professionals

    15 Do's and Don'ts of Promoting Music from Industry Professionals

    When you’re an independent musician, you’re constantly learning how to climb the ranks. You have to be a jack-of-all-trades: your own manager, booking agent, social media coordinator, and publicist. Though each role has its challenges, it’s often the last one -- PR efforts --...
  • Article photo - Interview with Rob Janicke of indie label SoundEvolution Music

    Interview with Rob Janicke of indie label SoundEvolution Music

    Rob Janicke was born a music lover. He grew up headbanging to Iron Maiden, secretly humming along to The Beatles, and jamming hard to Bad Religion, but it wasn’t until three years ago that Janicke tested the waters to see if he could swim.He can. Running a modest music...
  • Article photo - An interview with Tyler Boone

    An interview with Tyler Boone

    He might be young, but Tyler Boone has moxie. Nearly a decade ago, the Charleston-bred blues-rocker began pursuing a rigorous path to the music career he’s so gung-ho about. Cut to 2018 and Tyler’s got two EPs under his belt along with tons of high-powered, rollicking singles,...
  • Article photo - Supporting Art and Being Badass with Hardcore Band Toxic Crew

    Supporting Art and Being Badass with Hardcore Band Toxic Crew

    Not all metal bands are formed in sleepy suburban towns (or maybe they are because what else is there to do?) but when they are, they’re formed hard. Born just three years ago first as a college hobby -- you know the drill, a couple pals get together to jam every once in a while...