10 Shows To See in Chicago This Fall

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Happy (unofficial) start of fall! This is my favorite time of the year for many reasons but mostly because so many fall tours are announced on top of new music releases that close out the year. I’ve done posts like this for the past two years (you can check them out below) and knew I had to do it again since there are SO many shows I am dying to check out this fall. I definitely won’t be able to make all of them just cause that’s #expensive but I will be trying my hardest to see as many of these shows as possible.

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Fall Music Preview

Fall brings an exciting time for new music! On top of the ridiculous amount of tours that kick-off during this time of year, we get to hear new albums from a handful of artists looking to make their mark on the last few months of the year before 2019 begins (how scary is the fact that we’re approaching the end of 2018?!)

Interview: Night Riots & Silent Rival Hit Chicago Tomorrow

In a sea of never-ending indie rock acts trying to make a name for themselves, it can be hard to stand out. For LA based band Night Riots, their infectious stadium rock anthems reminiscent of The Killers and Muse has put them at the forefront of the genre, touring with the likes of Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness, K.Flay, The Maine (one of my favorite bands as a teenager) and The Mowgli’s.

See Your Top Streamed Artists and Songs on Spotify

Do you ever sit around and wait for those year end reviews on your music applications just to see how many times you streamed “Delicate” by Taylor Swift or the top artists you listened to that year? Same! But thanks to this super easy trick, I can find out my streaming habits instantaneously during anytime of the year.

10 Spring Album Releases To Get Excited About

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Even though I just did one of these posts back in January (read it here) – I knew I had to do an updated version since there is so much amazing good music coming at us within the next couple months! I could have included many other albums in this post but I narrowed it down to the 10 albums I’m looking forward to the most. Thanks for reading!

Celebrate International Women’s Day with These Female Musicians

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Happy #InternationalWomensDay, ladies! I’m so happy to be sharing this post to highlight some of my favorite upcoming female musicians: what better day to post than today? Below are a few of my favorite females I’ve been listening to lately. Enjoy and be sure to tell the fabulous women in your life how much they mean to you!

I have a handful of female musicians that I have written about more than once, so I tried to keep it fresh with some newer artists I’ve been listening to recently (but I have featured a couple these before – not to this extent). I love having the platform to write and share my interests because I know based on experience that these sorts of things can really help an artist out, and who doesn’t like free promo?

Music: The Personal & The Political

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Hi all – thanks for reading. I’ve decided to write something a bit differently with this post because it’s something that has been weighing on me a lot recently.

With all of the messed up, wild, terrifying crap that takes place in the world on a daily basis, it makes sense that many people like to look towards music or other forms of art as not only an outlook for self-expression, but for self-care. Dealing with a break-up, the loss of a friendship, the death of a family member, or anything else that is apart of the human experience – comes with various forms of coping mechanisms.