Famous Unknowns

by Jette-Mari Anni

Music fills our spaces constantly. No matter if you’re in a grocery store, a cafe, an elevator, or at a bar, chances are there are some tunes humming in the background. Back in the day, we’d wait anxiously for the DJ to announce the artist and the title of the song on the radio.… Click here to continue reading!

“Music became my addiction”: Chicago Musicians with Substance Abuse Disorders In The Time Of The Covid 19 Pandemic

The Covid 19 pandemic has been very damaging to many people who suffer from substance abuse. According to a report by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, people who were diagnosed with an SUD are more likely to suffer severely from the virus and have it turn fatal because of the significant negative impact that addiction has on the body.… Click here to continue reading!

Thump, Thump, Clap

by Jette-Mari Anni

Chances are, you just read the title in your head with thousands of feet stumping at once, followed by a united massive clap. There’s also a decent possibility it automatically repeated the sound in your head a few times with Freddie Mercury’s voice taking over, and now that song won’t leave your head for the next 24 hours.… Click here to continue reading!

TikTok – The New Record Store

by Jette-Mari Anni

TikTok, a short video app that has teenagers and young adults all the way to lawmakers, and even the President, going crazy (for different reasons), has taken over the entertainment world in the palm of your hand. You may have seen Gen Z using it for creative expression, and you might be like the many adults who don’t understand why or how TikTok has reached its popularity.… Click here to continue reading!