AAPI Artists

Happy AAPI Heritage Month! Last year I made a super similar piece focusing on AAPI artists, as I feel like in the gigantic world of […]

AN INTERVIEW WITH KYRA JOHNSON

The other week I sat down with Kingston musician Kyra Johnson who has caught some attention with her first single, “options” which has amassed over 8000 plays on Spotify. So, with a new EP on the way, the timing couldn’t be better. 

WEST COAST 2 DETROIT

            The West Coast (LA, The Bay) and Detroit might not be two regions that you hear compared too often. One is warm, sunny and ocean-side while the other is an aging industrial city on the not as scenic shores of Lake Erie. However, they have one thing in common. Their music. 

REEFER ANTHEMS: THE SOUNDS OF CANNABIS CULTURE

Let’s be blunt, it’s no new revelation that weed and music make a delightful pairing. 

EXPANDING YOUR HORIZONS

Have you ever found yourself in a music rut? Listening to the same tracks time after time? If either applies to you, I am here […]

SEND ME A PLAYLIST

Even if someone’s taste in music doesn’t perfectly align with mine, openness and appreciation of music is a quality I value when pursuing any time of relationship. 

THE TALE OF 27

Punctuated at the age of 27, the lives of Hendrix, Cobain, and Winehouse were no doubt influential to pop culture, but arguably more so as they were granted VIP access to the infamous 27 Club. Those with underlying mental illnesses, severe drug habits, and a rapid claim to fame need not apply.

THE MAP TO FINDING YOUR GENRE

Everyone has a distinct combination of artists and tastes that form their listening habits. It’s a fascinating insight into you as a person – not to say that it’s as black and white as folk fans must live on a farm and heavy metal fans must wear black eyeliner – but I believe there’s still something to be said of the musical cloud you surround yourself with.

WHAT’S BETTER THAN LIVE MUSIC AND WHISKEY SOURS?

If you blink an eye, you may miss Musiikki: a cozy cafe by day, and a rustic whiskey bar by night. What’s even better is that there is live music almost every night.