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Kenny Rogers Leaves an Ace for Us to Keep

by Julia Colasanti
On March 20, 2020 we lost an icon, Kenny Rogers. I like to think he passed on a warm summer’s evening, on a train bound for nowhere, but alas there is always a suspension of disbelief in the “art mirrors life” theory. The three-time Grammy winner passed away at 81, leaving us with no response […]

Natalie Grace Alford Writes the Theme Song to Your Dreams

by Julia Colasanti
Chicago, IL sleeps under a never-ending blanket of clouds making even the native Chicagoans question if their notoriously gloomy winters have ever been this gloomy. But at a coffee shop tucked somewhere between Wicker Park and Bucktown, the clouds have given way to rays so bright the barista should hand out sunscreen with every cappuccino. […]

Rush Seating: Secondary Ticket Platforms’ Kryptonite?

by MackenzieTempleton
In a money-hungry, dog-eat-dog world, the internet took the music industry by storm and either drove it straight off the Golden Gate Bridge, or gave it a penthouse full of drugs, liquor, and a Hollywood Boulevard view, depending on who you talk to. Sure, online music streaming has given us artists like Austin Post, a […]

What Happened to Progressive Rock?

by Jesse Drake
It was the sound of a generation. It was a scene of vibrating rock concertos taking place in arenas packed with thousands of psychedelic drug induced college kids who would later grow up to be our boring suburban parents, partly explaining its disappearance. The counter culture generation, who wrote songs about escaping war mongering and […]

Five Acts You Should Be Paying Attention To

by David Gagnon
While we shouldn’t necessarily be out with the old, we should welcome the new with open arms. Some of these bands have already established themselves within their respective circles, while others have yet to put out an album. Nonetheless, these artists are the future and should be recognized as such.   Khemmis Formed in 2012, […]

So you hire a DJ and get arrested…What do you do?

by Felipe Villa
So this guy is coming from Europe to play at an African Music Festival in Tunisia, and it’s the usual DJ business you know: fly in, play some good tunes, connect with the audience, and fly out – well, the connection with the audience didn’t go very well. Berlin Based DJ Dax J was feeling himself […]