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Featured Artist Video: Jonathan Massullo

Sitting down to chat with one of our featured muralists, I had the pleasure of getting to know more about Jonathan Massullo’s art. Describing himself as someone who works in “lots of styles,” Jonathan has a graphic, almost illustrative, technique featuring substantial detail with street...

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Featured Artist: Ang.

Song Title: “Through With You” Written and performed by Ang.   [audio m4a="https://home.imurj.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/01-Through-With-You.m4a"][/audio]     At my core, I am a songwriter. When I speak, I tend to rush and trip and stumble over my words because my mind moves so much faster than my mouth. I write songs to sort,...

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Burban band doing some Raleigh music live at Imurj

Imurj Artist Member Spotlight Series

Imurj presents the Local Artist Spotlight, an event that showcases local artist members with a 30-45 minute set. John Tracy, the host of this event, says “the artist membership is designed to connect people to people, artist to artist. It’s about musicians, performers, and artists...

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Featured Recording: GrayScale Whale

Afro-Alien Encounter was originally recorded in 2014 on our sophomore album Beyond Aphelion, a concept album which follows the story of a space traveler who unknowingly flies into a trans-dimensional wormhole. The traveler awakes on the bizarre and unfamiliar desert of an unknown planet, surrounded by...

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Mountains EP - Nico Zarcone

Moving Mountains with Nico

Nico Zarcone has been a rather permanent resident of Imurj, since the opening over a year ago.  You can find him regularly singing and playing acoustic guitar at Wednesday Open Mics or hanging out with Paul in the Imurj Recording Studios.  He has played shows...

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Featured Musician: iYo The Philosopher

“Gotta Be Us” holds a very special place in my heart. The inspiration for this song hit me on the tail end up after making up with my wife after a heated argument. Even though this conversation was a difficult one, as we made up,...

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Graphic Illustrator & Mural Artist Chris Pyrate

Featured Visual Artist: Chris Pyrate   [video width="1080" height="1080" mp4="https://home.imurj.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/chrispyrategif.mp4" loop="true" autoplay="true"][/video] Name: Chris Pyrate Age: 30 Least favorite color: red Creative Influences: Moebius (Jean Henri Gaston Giraud), Ralph McQuarrie, José Ladrönn, & Michael Jackson Currently on Rotation: Sour Soul, Kids See Ghosts, & the latest Nas album. Chris Pyrate is super easy...

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Featured Visual Artists: Stephanie Bennett

When speaking to Stephanie, you can really feel the enthusiasm she has for her art of creating wire wrapped jewelry. She excitedly shows me Instagram photos of pieces she has done and pieces she aspires to create in the future, in which she refers to...

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Radio Contest Letter

Bon jour mon ami,   Thanks for checking out the First Imurj Raleigh Radio Contest, sponsored by…Oak City Productions and Next Step Raleigh!!!   SACRE BLEU!  What an honor our local musicians have granted to us, sharing their recordings to broadcast to the world (wide web) the vast pool...

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