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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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Featured Musician: Fallow Ground

  There are many within the music industry that believe musicianship has gone by the wayside. On the surface that may be true, but those of us still seeking out authenticity, truth, and the human elements of music find it with a bit of digging.  It’s...

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Featured Artist: Kevin Peddicord

We asked Kevin a few questions about his work, and his experience with Imurj's exhibit this month! Take a few minutes and read more about this local artist!     1- How would you describe yourself and your artistic style? - I am a fan of cinema and pop...

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