We chatted with Woody Goss and May Erlewine about the creative process, and about how vibe supersedes genre. Plus the premiere of their newest single, “Anyway”
“I think what is called ‘world music’ is mostly garbage,” reports Dr. Peter Larson, head of Dagoretti Records and an Ann Arbor-based musician, songwriter, and producer. Larson founded Dagoretti Records in 2017 to release music recorded by Kenyan musicians like Grandmaster Masese and Makadem, whom he had aligned with during his time spent living and
In times of weariness and disenchantment, the songs of Seth Bernard could reliably prove to be restorative. Healing and maintenance of the soul, as well as positive mental health, are varyingly dominant themes in his multifaceted mixtures of neo-Americana and indie-folk. Let Love Light The Way is Bernard’s fifth full-length album in just four years.
This series has focused on music venues that have been unable to host performances due to the closures for COVID-19. But there’s one “venue” that’s actually been able to remotely continue its work, and that’s Big Sky Recordings. Geoff Michael is the owner/founder of this renowned recording space, located just a few clicks south of
The Ann Arbor District Library’s staff observed the progressing spread of COVID-19 with a keen eye towards optimal safety measures. Like all libraries, it remained closed for the duration of the three-month period of Michigan’s shelter-at-home executive order, to curtail the spread of the virus. But Sherlonya Turner says that while their staff certainly considered
While Ypsilanti’s beloved Ziggy’s isn’t quite ready to open, we talk to David Jeffries about the recent bit of good news about reopening when the timing’s right.