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Weekly Scoop of Imurj

Last Week at Imurj This past week at Imurj, we had a lot of great music events for everyone to enjoy. Here’s a rundown of what you missed!   Wednesday Open Mic This past Wednesday night, 36 musicians signed up to play, and there were 8 new artists who...

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Retro Candy “Escape”

The vocal rock band, Retro Candy, releases their debut professional album this month. It was a year's worth of labor and love, but they are proud to finally present the songs to the world. Brennan (aka Savage) and Jade were the primary writers for the...

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Charles Adair

Art Of Mind Charles Adair: Empathy Through Art Ever since I was 6 years old, I have played the piano.  One of the main reasons that I chose to learn piano instead of another instrument was because my grandfather was an amazing pianist.  Anytime he would pass...

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Featured Recording by Eye D’Neau

“Face Up to That Storm” is a song about slowly waking up in the dark, early hours, before dawn, when subconscious anxiety starts to creep into your dreams and the dreams carry over into that half-asleep/half-awake stage and seem so real and build to the...

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Cam Gillette “One Of You”

Composition In the early 1900s, there was a Russian psychologist named Lee Vygotsky, famous for his theory called the 'Zone of Proximal Development,' which simply put, broke learning into 3 sections: 1) easy, where the learner would generally become bored, 2) frustratingly difficult 3) and optimal,...

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First Friday January: “Basement Battle”!

We wanted to start off 2019 with a big party, so we decided to go hard with a little friendly little art competition which we referred to as “Basement Battle”. The name was inspired by our locale as an underground creative venue. A call went...

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Featured Recording: The Big Strong Arms

"Sloth" by The Big Strong Arms   Sloth is a song about exactly what it sounds like – laziness, lethargy… sloth, basically. It started life, like most of our songs, as just a random jam. Over time, our songs just tend to become whatever genre they need...

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Featured Recording “Anthem” by Sound System Seven

Thomas Szypulski (aka Ski) wrote Anthem in 1993. He explains, “Except for a couple key changes to suit vocalists, it has stayed pretty stable for a quarter century, with the last verse becoming a toast in its most recent iteration. I'm happy to write songs but I'm...

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Featured Recording: “What Are We” by Chris Vickery

[gmedia id=6]   “What Are We?” is a driving barroom anthem with a relentless rhythm section pushing the melody for the entire 3:20 run-time.  I composed this song as an ode to the romantic endeavors that go unnamed and the confusion and unspoken expectations that almost always...

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