Music Features

To Be Generous, Musically… | Interview with Lily Talmers

Lily Talmers writes her music with vulnerability and openness. We spoke with her about her creative process and her upcoming album, ‘Remember Me as Holy’.

Michigan Folk Musicians Honor John Prine with Heartwarming Tribute

We lost folk music legend John Prine in 2020. As part of the Ann Arbor Folk Festival, some of Michigan’s most celebrated artists came together virtually to pay tribute.

The 44th Ann Arbor Folk Festival Offers Uplifting Weekend of Music

The Ark always goes all-out for their annual Folk Festival. Every January since 1976, crowds have gathered to hear the best Michigan folk musicians and celebrated national artists weave memorable performances. This past weekend, instead of packing Hill Auditorium, the Folk Festival was forced to go virtual, stringing together short videos of acts performing from

Same Eyes Generate Effervescent Synth Pop to Brighten Up the Darker Days

Looking for a little synth pop to brighten your day? Check out local Ann Arbor duo, Same Eyes, for some great music encouragement to brighten the mood.

Smile High Features Antwaun Stanley in their Song, ‘Special’

Ann Arbor musician Antwaun Stanley has partnered with Ben Silverstein in their newest single, ‘Special’. Check out this awesome song and their upcoming EP!

Writer’s Pick 2020: Best Local Songs

Music has been one of the greatest escapes for the community this year. Here are some of the best local songs that came out, regardless of the pandemic!

Writer’s Pick 2020: Best Local Albums

This year has been hard, but our local music has churned out some great work. One of our writers has outlined some of their favorite albums of the year.

Mike Ward’s Radiant Songs Regard Both the Darkness AND the Light

We had a chance to speak with Mike Ward about the emotion he puts into his music. Check out his latest single, No Way to Live, from his his album The Darkness and the Light.