Happy Weekend!

20th September 2014 No comments

Hi, everyone! It’s been an especially business-y week, eh? New iPhones, people still complaining (or not) about the U2 record, iOS 8, and Live Nation bought more stuff (quelle surprise!). Let’s listen to a few of our favourite songs about the actual music industry, shall we? Have a great weekend, everyone!!! Also, if you haven’t […]

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Was the U2/Apple Launch Innovative, Arrogant, or Both

15th September 2014 No comments

Last week I wrote about the U2/Apple launch exclusively for LinkedIn’s Publishing platform. Since then, multiple people have told me they haven’t been able to read it as they don’t have LinkedIn accounts so I thought I’d share it here as well. ~XO By now everyone knows that U2 not only performed at Apple’s annual […]

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The Fabulous Vassy; You Know Her Better Than You Realize!

27th February 2014 1 comment

Vassy is one of those artists you don’t realize you know until you start doing a bit of researching into her career. She has had music featured in ad campaigns for some of the biggest companies in the world! Target, Chevrolet, Google, Nike, Sketchers, ESPN, VIctoria’s Secret, Virgin Mobile, Kohl’s, and Yoplait have all used […]

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Happy New Year!

1st January 2014 No comments

Happy New Year, everyone! It’s officially 2014 in Chicago and we’re so happy to celebrate with all of you. May the coming year bring health, fun, happiness, and many dreams come true. We have some great things heading your way in the coming year and are so excited about the new opportunities that await! Much […]

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Our Christmas Playlist

13th December 2013 No comments

For the better part of the past month we’ve had Christmas music playing non-stop ’round Thirty Roses HQ. It’s an odd position to be in when you love Christmas music, love buying and wrapping Christmas gifts, but hate Christmas. What can we say, other than we’ve a complicated group here at Thirty Roses. At any […]

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Live Nation Continues World Dominiation, Buys U2 and Madonna

13th November 2013 No comments

Music industry Goliath and proponent of the monopoly and totalitarian business practices, Live Nation, is in the process of closing a deal which gives them ownership of U2’s Principle Management and Guy Oseary’s Maverick. According to this article in today’s Music Week, the acquisition would result in Oseary taking over management duties for U2. Neither […]

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“It’s early fall, there’s a cloud on the New York skyline…”

11th September 2013 2 comments
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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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Amnesty International Starts Petition for Pussy Riot’s Release

23rd July 2013 2 comments

Human rights group Amnesty International have teamed up with the world’s most famous musicians to try and free the members of balaklava wearing punk group Pussy Riot after their much discussed, questioned, and protested imprisonment. Supported by the likes of Sir Paul McCartney, Radiohead, U2, Adele, Sting, Pink Floyd, Foster the People, Pearl Jam, Amanda […]

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