A Letter by Chlöe Howl: Sexual Harassment in the Music Industry

Chlöe Howl, a 22-year-old pop singer from Britain, wrote this letter on her experiences with sexual harassment in the music industry. Signing with Columbia Records, she entered the music world at the age of 16. Since then, she has navigated the pressures and revolting actions of those in power while trying to advance her own career. Chlöe, along with three other prominent women in the industry, started the 'Stop 2018' campaign aimed at ending bullying, misogyny, harassment, and rape in the music business. 

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Sol: Fighting Back With The Mic

Hailing from the suburbs of Seattle, Sol has been creating in the studio since 12 years old. As a Haitian-American, he has harnessed his rap skills to rebuild his family's homeland and stay active in the community. Raising thousands of dollars in the wake of the 2010 earthquake and Hurricane Matthew, he remains grounded to his roots. In his most recent release, Legacy, Sol speaks on his family's influence and eyeing the mainstage "since Diddy did the Harlem Shake." 

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Greta Van Fleet's Sam Kiszka: From The Fires of High School

Sam Kiszka, bass and keys player of Greta Van Fleet, picked up the guitar at 12 years old in his hometown of Frankenmuth, Michigan. Now fresh out of high school, Sam tours the globe alongside his older twin brothers, Jake and Josh, and longtime friend Danny Wagner. With a full length album on the horizon, Sam plays with a passion and style learned in a musically creative household. For Sam and the rest of the band, the future of rock and roll started in a small town garage. 

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Gigi Rowe: A Glamorous Runaway

Gigi Rowe, a pop singer based out of Miami, has already made her mark with hit songs like 'Got That' and 'Run The Night.' Featured on the past two editions of the acclaimed video game Just Dance, she has grown an international audience that identifies with her infectious, powerful personality. Before the lipstick, glam, and classic pop-inspired sound, she picked up the guitar as a teen from Jersey. 

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Odesza Tour and Sofi Tukker in Chicago: 'A Moment Apart' Concert Review

The Odesza tour stopped in Chicago accompanied by the sweet sounds of Sofi Tukker. Hailing from Seattle, Harrison and Clay of Odesza unleashed the music in waves over the crowd. Sofi Tukker, comprised of Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern, opened the night by charging the crowd up with songs like 'Drinkee' and 'Awoo.' Read our review of the Saturday night concert in Chicago here.  

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SixFoxWhiskey: The Name on the Chopper

Fresh off playing Levitate Music Festival, SixFoxWhiskey rocks out on Boston rooftop bars thriving in the live music scene. SixFox for short, this group of five friends with deep ties started a rock band in Boston and haven't looked back. Taking the name off of a helicopter in Alaska, SixFox embraces the music making process as "an exercise in thought."  

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