You’re probably asking yourself, “what does ‘The Sound of Reverie’ mean?”

Well, reverie is “a state of being pleasantly lost in one’s thoughts or daydreams.”

So if you think about it, “The Sound of Reverie” refers to the blissful state that listening to great music can put you in.

Or, it’s just a reference to a song off of The Maine’s latest album, “Lovely Little Lonely.”

I live for finding new music, but also for old throwback jams that bring me back to the days of going to shows at the bowling alley in my hometown. (But that’s a story for another time.)

Before I get into the details of what this blog is about, or my awkward past experiences at local shows, I should introduce myself.

My name is Lexi Heinitz and I’m a 20-year-old junior at North Central College. I’m a journalism major and a film and screen studies minor, working toward my goal of writing for Alternative Press or Rolling Stone one day.

My love of music began at an early age. Growing up, I listened to a lot of my dad’s music – The Doors, Metallica, Pearl Jam – things that he considered “mellow enough” for my younger brother and I. His words, not mine.

Over the years, my desire to be involved in the music scene made me realize something rather unfortunate:

I can’t sing. I can’t play any instruments. I have absolutely no musical talent whatsoever.

Because of this I combined my love of music with my love of writing, and here we are now.

This blog is a starting point for my portfolio – album reviews, artist highlights, tour announcements – as well as a place for me to express my thoughts and opinions on all things related to pop punk and alternative music.

I’m always looking out for new music, bands or tours, so if there is anything you think I should check out, let me know!