Police Search for Sinead O'Connor After She Threatens to Jump Off Chicago Bridge

23rd June 2016 No comments

Chicago police remain on the hunt for singer Sinead O’Connor. After receiving a phone call from Irish police warning that O’Connor had threatened to jump from a bridge, Chicago police issued an all-points bulletin out of what the department calls “an abundance of caution”. Police did find a man in his 50s threatening to jump off of a […]

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The Greatest Morrissey Tribute- EVER!

19th July 2015 No comments

There are some things we simply don’t tire of; Morrissey tribute act Mexrrissey is one of them. Long beloved amongst Mexican music fans, Mexrrissey takes Morrissey songs, translates them to Spanish, and adds some mariachi flair to create a sound entirely their own. Their version of Everyday Is Like Sunday is likely to be the […]

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Happy Weekend!

14th February 2015 1 comment

Hello darling readers, greetings from the dark side of the moon! We’re still reeling a bit from our week of Grammy parties and adventures and are still so excited for our friends who received nominations and awards. Congratulations again to Ricky Kej and Wouter Kellerman on their Grammy for Best New Age Album for the […]

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Happy Weekend!

15th November 2014 No comments

Hey everyone! We have a special guest writer today! Miss Kate is 10 years old and will be in charge of today’s Happy Weekend. Have a great one (and stay warm!!) Hi, my name is Kate. I play piano and saxophone and play a lot of sports, too. My favorites are swim team and soccer. […]

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Artists We Love: Greg Spero

13th October 2014 No comments

We have another great musician to tell you about with our latest AWL feature! Chicago area native Greg Spero is a pianist, composer, and highly accomplished jazz musician. For those of us who write about music rather than perform it, he also seems to be a little bit magical. Spero is highly respected in jazz […]

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September 23 is All About Bowie!

23rd September 2014 No comments

Today is David Bowie Day in Chicago! In addition to being my new favourite holiday, it also marks the date Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art launches its exhibit, David Bowie Is. Boasting a display of over 400 artifacts which span Bowie’s illustrious career, David Bowie Is, allows fans the opportunity to get a glance at […]

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Take Me To the River

20th September 2014 2 comments

Last week the Chicago chapter of the The Recording Academy hosted a screening of Martin Shore’s documentary ‘Take Me to the River’ for area members. The film celebrates the music of Memphis and the Mississippi Delta as well as the musicians who made it. Many of the legendary people in the film you may not […]

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Dame Haze: Black No More

1st September 2014 No comments

We’re so excited this track is finally dropping! Dame Haze sent us the demo a few weeks ago and it played over and over again at Thirty Roses HQ. Now it’s mixed, mastered, and ready for the world to hear, and the world needs it more than ever before. While tensions over our differences are […]

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Grief & Resilience or: How Heartbreak Led Me Back to the Music Industry

26th August 2014 30 comments

I readily talk about the death of my fiancé, but I’ve never written about it. I don’t really have an outlet to do so as I’m not someone who could (or would necessarily want to) write a book, and, as a music industry writer, none of the outlets that publish my work would be particularly […]

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