Below is a short open letter to our readers, fellow music journalists, musicians, and content creators, in regards to shifting focus of our content.
Written by Parisa Eshrati
Though it may be hard to feel connected to the music scene during this time of self-isolation, there are countless videos and resources available online to keep fans in touch with the spirit of live music. Below are some of my favorite concert footage, ranging from 80s punk shows at CBGB to Pagan Norwegian folk music in the forests, plus some recommendations of live music channels you can stream from the safety of your own home.
Created by: Laura Bargfeld & Nolan Veneklasen
A 2017 mini-documentary about a small, underground DIY music venue in Tucson, AZ. With an aesthetic that mimics its content, PoMoRo (short for post-modern romanticism) compiles a series of performances ranging in style and scale that highlight the unique diversity and ongoing importance of organic, local, artistic spaces.
Written by Brandon Biallas
We all grieve over lost loved ones and have our own unique ways of coping with that grief. For many people, music serves as a means for diving headfirst into those emotions by helping us learn how to live with them. After experiencing this firsthand, this T&E writer came to a realization about death that ultimately helped him accept it in a way he never dreamed possible
The Auditory Personification Of The Gothic Age: Notre Dame As A Live Instrument And Witness To History Through Turmoil And Flames
Written by Nick Gonzaga
Notre Dame is a living, breathing singular instrument on a massive scale, and has played a crucial role in shaping music as we know it today. This piece is a brief exploration of Notre Dame’s history as cultural landmark, its contribution as a musical institution and the significance of the loss of its sound in the recent April fire that gutted the cathedral.