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    Lovejoy Has Found a New Sound in Their Most Recent EP, Wake Up & It’s Over

    June 8, 2023

    Photo from Billboard showing (left to right) Ash, Joe, Will, and Mark Album Review by Grace Kalb What started as a band composed of two friends and two strangers quickly became a band that would create a new sound for rock. Lovejoy consists of four members: Will Gold (lead vocalist), Joe Goldsmith (lead guitarist), Ash Kabosu (bassist), and Mark Boardman (drummer). This indie-rock band, based in B ... more

    An Ancestral Home With Half Gringa

    May 22, 2023

    Photo by Peter Emmett via Half Gringa's Spotify Written by Avalon Smith On a Sunday night in Sleeping Village, audience members excitedly gathered in the bar awaiting the EP release show for Half Gringa’s January EP, Ancestral Home. The intimate venue was the perfect setting for their soulful and introspective sound, promising an evening of captivating music and heartfelt performances. Sunday scar ... more

    The Mozart Immersive Exhibit is for Everyone!

    May 9, 2023

    Written By Imani Warren Last Wednesday, I had the pleasure of attending the Mozart Immersive Exhibit here in downtown Chicago. The venue chosen reflected Mozart’s work as it was classic and antique. Walking into the exhibit is like stepping into another universe filled with child-like play and a view of the world. From a young age, Mozart was expected to be a high-achieving musician by his father. ... more

    David Howley at Old Town School of Folk Music

    May 5, 2023

    Photo by Ajeet Music Written by Aly Westrin Folk, singer-songwriter, David Howley, treated Chicago's, Old Town School of Folk Music to a night of intimate and meaningful lyricism last Sunday. Firstly, Old Town School of Folk Music is an incredibly cool establishment that I recommend everyone check out. Founded in 1957, it is a place that teaches and celebrates music and cultural expression. Second ... more

    Diving into songwriting, The Fish Song, and moving to Nashville with Olivia Barton

    May 3, 2023

    Photo Via Olivia Barton's Instagram Interview by Clara Copps On Friday and Saturday evenings in Uptown it’s not uncommon to see a line forming outside the Riviera Theatre in anticipation of the evening’s musical lineup, and this weekend was no exception. When me and my friends arrived for the Lizzy McAlpine concert, there was a line of people around the block waiting for the doors to open. We coul ... more