BrokeHipster on Music

100 Free Downloads: SXSW 2014 Rising Acts

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By Marisa Ruiz (@MarisaVictoria)
Just a quick post to share the awesomeness that those great kids over at NPR have assembled. For the next 30 days, you can download all 100 of the outlet’s favorite songs from SXSW 2014 showcasing artists. Now, don’t be one of those people who looks at the list and skips it [...]

Boost Your New Music Knowledge in 7 Songs. Boom.

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by Marisa Ruiz (@MarisaVictoria)
Oh.Mah.Gah. is it cold outside, Chicago. If you’re anything like me there are two things that will really warm you up inside; 1) unnecessary bathing and 2) kick-ass music. And GUESS WHAT – if you’re one of the many people who can work from home in the name of no frostbite, that [...]

Fall Out Boy Record Signing on Black Friday

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by Marisa Ruiz (@MarisaVictoria)
Quick heads up to Fall Out Boy fans! This Friday, the band will be at the Reckless Records location at 3126 N. Broadway to sign copies of their new record Pax•Am Days from 3:00 – 4:00 in the afternoon. This opportunity is limited to the first 300 people that show up.

Free Solo Set on Black Friday: Laura Jane Grace of Against Me!

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by Marisa Ruiz (@MarisaVictoria)
If you can escape from the chaos of all the Black Friday bargains by 5 PM on November 29th, you should most definitely head over to the Reckless Records location in Wicker Park. Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! is going to be giving the gift of a special solo set for [...]

Pharrell releases “Happy” – The World’s First 24-Hour Music Video

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by Marisa Ruiz (@MarisaVictoria)

While hearing Pharrell Williams’ contributions to mega-hits like Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” and Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” may have been Hot-n-Fun, it’s the way he does his own thing that always makes a statement. Case-in-point, the highly creative approach to the music video release of “Happy” – the world’s first 24-hour music [...]