Written by Ronny Kerr
“I'll Fly Away" is likely the most recorded gospel song of all time, with over 5,000 versions sung by artists all over the world. This piece tells a brief history of this legendary song and shares ten great renditions that reveal the vast influence this tune has had across all genres.
Photos by Michael Kopke
Night of the Living is a one-day music and art festival in Tucson, Arizona. The lineup featured of Montreal, Deerhoof, Cakes da Killa, Diane Coffee, and a myriad of talented local acts. The event, which is an official sponsor of the All Souls Procession, also featured interactive games, rides, and local food vendors. Here are a few of our snapshots from the night.
For the second collaborative post, the collective came together and discussed their favorite unique/surprising artist collaborations. Some of these collabs are from albums, singles, or even one time live performances - but they all showcase what amazing things can happen when diverse minds come together.
Written by Melanie Trecha
CMJ (College Musical Journal) Music Marathon is a music festival held in New York City over 5 days. This blog contains a playlist and a few descriptions of this writer's favorite acts of the week, sampling music from psych pop to post-punk.
Written by Greg Gonzales & Parisa Eshrati
This blog introduces Wooden Tooth Records, a new vinyl shop in the heart of downtown Tucson, AZ. We caught up with the owners, Kellen Fortier and Jake Sullivan, to get a glimpse of the current trends in music sales and hear some of their music recommendations for this season.
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