'Soundbreaking' to Screen in Chicago, San Francisco

13th April 2016 No comments

Every year the most exciting and innovative offerings in music, film, and technology ascend upon Austin, TX for the annual SXSW festival. Showcasing the year’s newest technology, the brightest emerging talent, and the best in film, SXSW is the ultimate music festival in the United States. Those fortunate enough to attend this year’s fest were […]

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'Soundbreaking' to Debut at SXSW

16th March 2016 No comments

Music nerds and audiophiles have been waiting for PBS’ eight part documentary series ‘Soundbreaking’ and those attending SXSW will get to preview the first two episodes! The late Sir George Martin was the inspiration for the series, which features over 160 interviews with the greatest producers and artists in the world. “Soundbreaking’ offers what is being described […]

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Record Store Day 2015

17th April 2015 1 comment

Tomorrow (April 18) is the best holiday of the year; Record Store Day! As always, this year will see a myriad of exclusive releases from scads of artists which will only be available at local independent record shops. Some of this year’s highlights include: Death Cab For Cutie/Freedy Jonhston 7″ edition of Johnston’s 90s hit […]

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New Rolling Stone Documentary Chronicles Willie Nelson's Journey Back to Austin

13th February 2015 No comments

Rolling Stone has released a new documentary on the legendary Willie Nelson as part of their new ‘Mastering the Craft’ film series. In its brief 11 minutes, the film speaks of Nelson’s journey from Nashville to Austin, explains why his beloved Martin guitar is named Trigger, and covers of the many trials and tribulations the […]

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Our Top Records of 2014

1st January 2015 No comments

Happy New Year! No, we didn’t get too carried away with New Year’s Eve parties to publish our Best of list, you just never know who may release a surprise album on New Year’s Eve and steal the thunder of everyone else who made music over the course of the year that was. Of course, […]

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Moccasin Creek Festival

4th May 2014 2 comments

It’s festival season, again!!! Even more exciting than that, there’s another great festival hitting the outskirts of Chicagoland! Even more exciting than that, we at Thirty Roses HQ get to be involved with it! We’re super excited to say we’ve teamed up with Macon Raine to help spread the word about the upcoming Moccasin Creek […]

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The Good and Bad of the Grammys

30th January 2014 1 comment

If you’re looking for a recap of winners or sharp tongued critique of what starlet wore what gown and was paired up with which celeb, this isn’t the place for you. This was my first Grammy season as a member and it seemed an appropriate time to share a couple of observations on what the […]

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Happy Birthday!!

8th August 2013 No comments

Today, The Edge from U2 celebrates his 52nd birthday. Happy birthday to The Edge, and Happy The Edge’s birthday to everyone else! In celebration, here’s ‘In God’s Country‘ from Rattle and Hum.

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The Making of Neil Young’s ‘Le Noise’

12th July 2013 No comments

Greetings lovely readers! I stumbled across this mini documentary on Neil Young’s much lauded 2010 album Le Noise that I thought I’d share. Many of our readers are studio rats or just simply into behind the scenes minutiae and who better to deliver such information than the brilliant and ever-charming Daniel Lanois? I hope you […]

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