About Desarae

Desarae, editor-in-chief & founder of Inspirer, is a music writer and software engineer residing in Los Angeles, CA. Prior to launching Inspirer, she spent 3 years as a feature and festival contributor for YahooTv! Inspirer is published by Desarae Gabrielle and Ashley McFaul and is circulated by Curtis Circulation internationally in both specialty and wholesale markets.

Features & Bylines


2015 - Present
  • Stevie Nicks is as Embedded in Rock and Roll as the Guitar Riff and the Drum Solo, 25 May 2017 in Music
  • Win VIP passes to see Stevie Nicks, Eddie Vedder, Steve Miller Band and more at Bourbon & Beyond Festival, 28 Apr 2017 in Events
  • Vanessa Carlton on “Liberman” and “Earlier Things”, 26 Apr 2017 in Exclusives & Music
  • Rock Icon Sheryl Crow on New Album ‘Be Myself’ and Female Empowerment, 21 Apr 2017 in Exclusives
  • An Open Letter to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Women Merit Conversation, 19 Apr 2017 in Music
  • Heart: “Work to Perfect What You Want to Say in Universal Words”, 16 Apr 2017 in Exclusives
  • Torrey DeVitto on Activism, Family and ‘Chicago Med’, 14 Apr 2017 in Exclusives
  • Multi-talented Screen Legend Debbie Reynolds Dies at 84, 28 Dec 2016 in News
  • The Reinvention of Stevie Nicks: The 24 Karat Gold Tour, 04 Nov 2016 in Music
  • Annie Potts On Sexism, Ageism, ‘Designing Women,’ and Special Needs Children, 10 Oct 2016 in Entertainment & Television
  • Pat Benatar: ‘I’m Proud, So Secure and Even a Little Arrogant When It Comes to Being a Woman’, 25 Sept 2016 in Exclusives & Music
  • LA Based Artist Allison Kunath: Why lululemon’s UnitedSTATE Project Is So Special, 24 Sept 2016 in Exclusives & Fashion
  • Lucius on their unique sound, writing as a duo, and Desert Trip , 24 Sept 2016 in Exclusives & Music
  • Sherri Saum on Same Sex Couples, ‘The Fosters,’ and Social Issues , 24 Sept 2016 in Exclusives & Television
  • Lita Ford talks sex, The Runaways, and Led Zeppelin , 22 June 2016 in Exclusives & Music
  • Hillary Clinton is the First Female Presidential Nominee of a Major US Political Party , 26 July 2016 in News
  • Fleetwood Mac To Perform At Blue Diamond Gala Honoring Vin Scully, 10 June 2016 in Music
  • Rachel Boston on Animal Advocacy, The Gentle Barn, and Hallmark Film “Stop the Wedding”, 3 June 2016 in Television
  • Happy Birthday, Stevie Nicks: The Hero, the Friend, the Woman, 26 May 2016 in Music
  • Hannah Gill & The Hours: “Mass Energy Is So Inspiring”, 20 May 2016 in Music
  • Indianapolis Darlings Lily and Madeleine Serenade the Troubadour, 11 May 2016 in Music
  • Dear Music Industry : Stop Treating Women Like Dirt, 2 April 2016 in Music
  • Software Development

    Full Stack Web Developer

    2015 - Present
    Starclub Inc
    In my current role at Starclub Inc as Full Stack Web Developer, I am tasked with developing applications, back-end code constructing, front-end development, and relevant, effective, and aesthetically pleasing HTML/CSS/PHP/JS/AJAX/SASS/Angular and other technologies accessible on all platforms - both mobile and desktop - within a short turn-around time in an agile environment. I've also been tasked with working with AWS, API, push notifications and more. I commit my code using Git/GitHub by way of Sourcetree. Over the course of 15 years, I've been responsible for developing and designing websites in many fields, not limited to entertainment, small businesses and large corporations. You will see that as a well-rounded developer, I can think quickly and produce results applicable to any project.

    Skills & Proficiency

    Python & Django

    Javascript & jQuery


    HTML5 & CSS

    Ruby on Rails

    Sketch & Photoshop