April 2016: A cover of Des’ree’s “You Gotta Be.”
The premiere of a music video that’s all about texture and feelings.
Let a song or lyric be your muse.
You don’t need fancy gear to make nice recordings.
The singer-songwriter talks about his new album, and writing about real people.
A chat about having multiple passions, and the value of binge-watching Gilmore Girls.
The actor and singer on confidence versus cockiness, self-love, and her new EP, Haiz.
The musician makes a case for finding beauty in nature.
In which we talk about songwriting, bravery, stupid ideas, presenting a life plan to parents, Sia, Cyndi Lauper, and Emotion (her album, but also feelings).
A song premiere from surf-y rockers.
May’s theme is HOMESTRETCH.
Here’s what kinds of submissions we’re looking for, plus info on how to send us your work. ✴
Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!