Beginner’s luck is a myth. Many people believe that the first attempt at something new and its obligatory fruitfulness are the stuff of legends. This is not the case with today’s music world. Marrow, Chi-town’s newest heroes, rope in all they can muster to spin a web of pure brilliance. Yes, The Gold Standard is their debut record but the phrase “beginner’s luck” is not the right sentence to utter.
My good friend Stephanie recently had me over for dinner where, after filling our bellies with delicious lasagna and far too many treats (thank you Suzie Q in Hintonburg), we soon found ourselves several glasses deep in wine. After winding a circuitous route through the news of the day, we ended up musing over the recent ups and downs regarding the portrayal of women in our media.