When Ari Herstand was studying music business in college back in 2005 he quickly realized his professors were “basically teaching a history lesson.” Because since then, the way the music industry works has fundamentally changed, so much so that Herstand looks back at that year as being a paradigm shift, from “the old music business
Interview: Evan Haywood Evan Haywood is an Ann Arbor-based singer/songwriter and producer who released a mesmeric album of soundscapes in 2016, titled Ramshackles. It was a contemplative and transporting listening experience, a patchwork of folk and Americana mingled with melodic psychedelia and ambient found sounds. Haywood has been creating and releasing music for years, bridging the worlds
I’ve been writing for The Current for almost 10 years now…, which is crazy to think about. But I’ve known musician Jeffrey Freer for longer than that, from previous bands as well as some of his solo material. He was an Ypsilanti and an Ann Arbor regular for years, but moved away for a spell.
“Heathers”, the 2014 musical based on the 1989 movie starring Winona Ryder, will be presented by Ann Arbor Civic Theatre from June 7th-10th at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.