In Memoriam: Five Years Later, Our Tears Are Still Drying on Their Own

Five years ago when Amy Winehouse died, I was not a particularly big fan of the singer. I knew her big hits like “Rehab,” and “Back to Black,” because, who didn’t? My boyfriend, however, really liked her, and her premature death in 2011 at the age of 27 seemed to send him into a breathless … More In Memoriam: Five Years Later, Our Tears Are Still Drying on Their Own

Ellie’s Story

I was taking a break from watching Netflix the other day when I heard a surprisingly stellar set of music on the radio.  If you listen to radio, you understand that this isn’t (necessarily) an everyday thing.  It started off with a classic by Violent Femmes, “Blister in the Sun.” (YouTube the scene in My … More Ellie’s Story

Emillie’s Story

Here I am, on my first assignment for Music Creates Us. It’s an exciting time, as this will be your first impression of me, and I very much hope it’s a good one. It’s also nerve wracking, as I’ll be writing about myself. Perhaps you’re not a writer, so you don’t understand how difficult this … More Emillie’s Story

Nicolette’s Story: Singing With The Jonas Brothers

Name: Nicolette Location: Chicago, IL Twitter: @Hiimnicolette27 July 9th started out like any typical Tuesday, I scrolled through my Vine newsfeed before taking a shower. One 6 second clip in particular caught my attention; it was the Jonas Brothers announcing a Vine contest for fans to sing onstage with them in each state of their … More Nicolette’s Story: Singing With The Jonas Brothers

Tattoo Submission

Tumblr: horizonblue15 The music symbols aren’t completely obvious, but I have treble clefs, fermatas, and bass clefs all wrapped into a butterfly shape. I think of it as my Muse and my strength which lies in music. It will always have my back.