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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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Jenny with student

Featured Artist: Jenny Eggleston

This month, Imurj’s Main Gallery presents the “Icons of Art Revisited” exhibit by the students of Egg in Nest Art Studio. Jenny Eggleston is the the founder and instructor at Egg in Nest Art studio, an art gallery that offers art classes for children and...

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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 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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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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Featured Gallery Artist: Amanda Wilson

A short interview with Amanda about her creative style & influence.   What aspect of your work drove you to apply for the 92% show?  "I think every person in the world has something they would like to change about themselves in one way or another. Which leads us...

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Featured Artist Member: Coaching Up Creativity

When Annette Shope started out as an artist, she believed she was a natural. Why so sure? Chalk it up to her genes. She grew up around inventive and artistic first- and-second degree relatives including engineers. Now science is backing up that belief and proving...

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