Ashly is a female rock musician, writer, and visual artist from Portland, OR. She has played in multiple bands as well as her own solo projects, hosted a podcast focused on women in music in Chicago IL, written reviews and interviews for multiple music publications, worked for a rock and roll summer camp for girls, and is a huge supporter of the creative community. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts from the University of Portland with a minor in English. Ashly has self-produced her own music for several years and is an expert on the DIY approach to music careers and performing. She also loves to write reviews of records, shows, festivals, and local scenes.