Thanks to an explosion of creative tools like Final Cut and GarageBand, and public forums like Pinterest and Instagram, we're defining ourselves increasingly by our own output. Sadly, even the best tools do not an artist make.
Every once in a while life showers us with something so perfect it's nothing short of brilliant, and Prima Donna's recently released album Bless This Mess is as good as down and dirty rock 'n' roll gets.
If your goal is the stereotypical rock or pop fantasy, then your dreams might be best realized with a major label. But if your goal is for financial and creative success, other smart models and mindsets are becoming available.
Named after Ed Rooney -- everyone's favorite principal from Ferris Bueller's Day Off -- Rooney has amassed major chart success and three rowdy, unpretentious albums full of clever lyrics and hook-filled melodies.
Almost three years post-Katrina, touring musicians are struggling with higher gas prices and can use help staying out on the road. Please join us in getting the next generation of New Orleans musicians started out right.