You’ve heard the term“starving artist” before. It is as a stereotype that tends to prevent talented people from pursuing professional careers in music, painting, writing, photography, and other creative endeavors.
The key to flipping that script is realizing your self-worth and driving up the value of your artistry so you can ultimately make a living from your passion. (more…)
Miss Alex White started DJing vinyl at age 19 in Chicago. She discovered 45s in the late 1990s at record stores, where she recognized her favorite oldies for 10¢ a pop. Her collection grew at a time when vinyl was still considered old-fashioned and outdated, so a lot of her rare records were affordable at the time.
Now Alex spins records nationwide, inspiring wallflowers to cut a rug.
Listen to her recent DJ set at the Ace Hotel Chicago by clicking “play” above.