Latest Interviews

  • BluNites


    MWN: What influenced you into wanting to start the band? BluNites: Seeing shows on YouTube of bands such as The Strokes, Arctic Monkeys, The Beatles, and Interpol is what got us to start the band. MWN: Which song did you have a great experience when writing/recording it? BluNites: Roxy was our favorite to record because it had […]

  • Luke Buck

    Luke Buck

    MWN: Hiya. Thanks so much for chatting with us. Let’s jump right into talking your latest release “Winter” can you tell me a bit more about the song? And what it meant to you as an artist to release this? Luke Buck: I originally wrote this song a couple years ago, around the same time […]

  • Farebrother


    Music, Why Not! had the chance to chat with Tom, Matt, Owen, and Michael from the  emerging British rock band known as Farebrother. Read on as we discuss: how they became a band, their creative process, what song reminds them of home, and more. MWN: Hello! Thank you so much for taking the time to answer these […]

  • Kate Grom

    Kate Grom

    MWN: Hello. Thanks so much for chatting with us. Let’s jump right into talking about your latest album Heroin which was released in February of this year. What did it mean for you to release that album? Kate Grom: “Heroine” was inspired by a quote by author Nora Ephron, “Above all be the heroine of your […]

  • Town Criers

    Town Criers

    Welcome back to another awesome interview! This time we caught up with the Town Criers in Chicago. Watch as we discuss all about their music. Town Criers may be one of Chicago’s younger bands, but the electric four piece has made a name for themselves amongst the underground listeners. So far they’ve only released two […]

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Concert Reviews

  • Judah & The Lion @ Ace of Spades – Sacramento

    Judah & The Lion @ Ace of Spades – Sacramento

    CALIFORNIA — When a shaggy-haired, folky alternative band starts off their live set with a cover of T-Pain’s “Booty Work,” complete with auto-tune and twerking, you know it’s about to be a memorable set. Judah & the Lion did not disappoint this expectation, entering the stage at Ace of Spades in Sacramento with unabashed high-energy […]

  • Vince Staples @  Orlando Amphitheater – Orlando

    Vince Staples @ Orlando Amphitheater – Orlando

    ORLANDO — 7:30pm and the countdown begins- with 3 mins set on a middle screen on stage. The stage goes dark & as countdown begins to wrap up fog starts to seep through. The anticipation was heavy enough but all the eerie elements added just before Vince makes his appearance has fans on edge. With […]

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    Chappell Roan @ Stubb’s BBQ – Austin

    AUSTIN– Singer / songwriter from Willard, Missouri known as Chappell Roan graced the stage in Austin, TX on Jan 31. while supporting British singer Declan Mckenna on his U.S.A 2018 tour. Her beautiful vocals and angelic stage presence captivated the sold out show. She played a relatively long set for an opening act – consisting […]

  • Company of Thieves @ ACL Live Moody Theater – Austin

    Company of Thieves @ ACL Live Moody Theater – Austin

    Company of Thieves the American indie rock group from Chicago, Illinois performed a near sold out show at ACL Live Moody Theater in Austin, TX on Jan 31. They were supporting Walk The Moon on their Press Restart Tour. Company of Thieves was not a disappoint opening act. Front woman Genevieve Schatz led the night with […]

  • Overcoats and Tennis @ Emos – Austin

    Overcoats and Tennis @ Emos – Austin

    Music lovers came out in numbers to Emo’s in Austin to watch folk-soul duo Overcoats open for Tennis. Overcoats, performed hits “23,” “Father,” “Walk On,” “The Fog,” and “Smaller than my Mother.” Indie pop band, Tennis, took to the stage next in the embodiment of 70’s fashion featuring singer and keyboardist, Alaina Moore, in bell […]

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Interviews: Barns Courtney, Post Animal, VERITE, Graham The Empire.

Concert Coverage:  Manchester Orchestra, Foster The People, LANY, Bleachers, Two Door Cinema Club, MisterWives, 2 Chainz, Aracde Fire, Jon Bellion, Café Tacuba.

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What is Trending In Music?

  • “Bonfire” By Cloud Castle Lake

    “Bonfire” By Cloud Castle Lake

    New music from the Irish band Cloud Castle Lake was released on December 08. Their melodic tune produced by Rob Kirwan entitled “Bonfire” is peaceful and dreamy. The songs starts off with a soft melody and vocals that sound strong, but give you a sense of fragility. The drum is introduced in between soft notes which gives […]

  • Discover Anna Tosh’s Solo Project

    Discover Anna Tosh’s Solo Project

    Every once in awhile you’ll listen to an artist you are so intrigued by, you just have to listen to more. For me, it was artist Anna Tosh. From London, her talent takes her above many who are doing the same thing. Coming from such an iconic city for music, she has set herself apart. […]

  • Permanent Vacation Album review

    Permanent Vacation Album review

    Brothers Oli and Louis Leimbach from Lime Cordiale know how to create an incredible album. The band really has everything you need. From beach-infused hits, to songs to sing in the car to, and music to rock out to.The album, Permanent Vacation, was released on October 13th. This is already my favorite album of the […]

  • X102.9 Presents: The Big Ticket Fest

    X102.9 Presents: The Big Ticket Fest

    Florida’s biggest alternative music festival is BACK this year & we’re counting down the days. The Big Ticket Fest is an annual one day music event that includes a lineup of some of today’s best alternative bands in the industry. It is presented by X102.9 Jacksonville’s New Alternative and Monster Energy, with additional sponsors including Founders Brewing Co.  Taking place on December 1st. The event […]

  • Giraffage on Tour

    Giraffage on Tour

    San Francisco based electronic producer Giraffage will be bringing his confident synth leading and dreamy R&B infused rhythms to Chicago’s very own Bottom Lounge. He has recently released his third full length album: Too Real which really shows his tight and well crafted ability to coalesce various genres all while encapsulating a heavily 80’s and […]

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 Nothing comes in comparison to how much better music can make your soul feel. Whether you are sad, mad, angry, happy, or ecstatic music is always there for you. Your favorite songs have seen you at your highest and lowest. Your favorite melodies, riffs, and choruses have hugged you when no one else has. Those songs have never asked for anything in return. At Music, Why Not! We are dedicated to bringing those sort of songs that will always be there for you to you.

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