What We’ve Been Listening to: September 2015

2015-September

Looking for a little something new to add to your go-to playlist? Wondering what tunes we can’t stop playing on repeat? We’ve got you covered! Check out what we’ve been listening to this month for music recommendations from your friends at The Daily Quirk. Happy Listening! Continue reading

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Jared Leto for ARTIFACT (Image Credit: Sisyphus Corporation)

Jared Leto’s ‘Artifact’ provides a glimpse into the harsh realities of today’s music industry

Jared Leto for ARTIFACT (Image Credit: Sisyphus Corporation)

Jared Leto for ARTIFACT (Image Credit: Sisyphus Corporation)

I’ve heard it said that to find out someone’s true character, ask them to untangle a string of Christmas lights. It’s true, in the midst of hardship we often discover who we really are, what we stand for and if a pre-lit Christmas tree is that big of a deal after all.

If you want to know who 30 Seconds to Mars really is, Artifact may be a good place to start. The documentary, directed by Bartholomew Cubbins (Jared Leto’s directing pseudonym) follows the band as they confront perhaps the most difficult hardship of their professional career: a lawsuit with a billion dollar record label. Taking place in 2008, the film gives critics and fans alike an intimate look at the band’s legal battle with the Virgin/EMI record label as well as the harsh realities of today’s music industry. Continue reading