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Featured Recording: “Home” by Essi

About the Track: Home is a song about leaving certain comfort zones that we call 'home'. I wrote it after a tragic event happened in my life.   In hindsight this event catapulted me into an array of new and exciting experiences and ideas. I met Robby Revenue...

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Featured Recording: June Again by Faster on Fire

The One That Got Away There’s something so compelling about a “one that got away” story, undoubtedly because so many of us have been there. “June Again” was inspired by a friend I met in college, who, after so many years, still texts me every year...

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Weekly Scoop of Imurj – June 14

Serving up a fresh scoop of Imurj news every other Friday!     Last Week at Imurj THIS PAST WEEK AT IMURJ, WE HAD A LOT OF GREAT EVENTS FOR EVERYONE TO ENJOY. HERE’S A RUNDOWN OF WHAT YOU MISSED!     Local Jam featuring The Kids Downtown For the first time, the...

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Featured Recording: Better Every Day by Icarus Airline

BEHIND THE SONG   Better Every Day started off simply enough with me wanting to incorporate a southernism I am fond of into a song: "If you chase two rabbits you don't catch either." I figured it was the perfect ground on which to construct a feel-good...

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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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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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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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