Rock the Garden returns in full bloom to Walker Art Center

Rock the Garden returns in full bloom to Walker Art Center

The West African bassist for Bombino struggled to remember the English word for “grass” as he greeted the crowd at Rock the Garden on Saturday afternoon. It’s possible the concertgoers forgot what to call that green stuff under their feet, too, as the annual music festival outside Walker Art Center returned from a two-year hiatus … Read more

MPress Records Releases A Fragile Tomorrow’s Track/Video “All Signs To Amsterdam”

MPress Records Releases A Fragile Tomorrow's Track/Video "All Signs To Amsterdam"

MPress Records has just released “All Signs To Amsterdam”, the second track/video by A Fragile Tomorrow ahead of the highly anticipated release of their new album, It’s Better That Way (out July 15th). Ultra cool and wild, the video – a combination of performance directed by Ted Comerford and animation by Max Werkmeister (whose super … Read more

Here Are 8 Adorably Wholesome Indie Games To Keep Your Eyes On

Here Are 8 Adorably Wholesome Indie Games To Keep Your Eyes On

The Wholesome Games Direct presentation just wrapped, and after about an hour of trailers, the livestream underscored one thing for me: There sure are a lotta farming sims out in the wild. Hey, I don’t mind the abundance of these games. Farming in games can be a cozy escape, but it was strange seeing so … Read more

At Belmont’s graduation, a funny past and exciting future were the right mix

At Belmont’s graduation, a funny past and exciting future were the right mix

Long before diplomas were handed to Belmont High’s graduating seniors Saturday night, family and friends enjoyed a variety show mixed with surprises, jokes, heartfelt thoughts, and the carefully crafted advice that forms the foundation of all graduations. By the time the names of 78 seniors had been called to officially begin their new chapters in … Read more

Did John Lennon’s Lost Weekend Nearly Spawn a McCartney Reunion?

Did John Lennon’s Lost Weekend Nearly Spawn a McCartney Reunion?

May Pang, who was John Lennon’s mistress during his notorious 18-month “long weekend” in the ’70s, said the ex Beatle’s episode ended just before an almost certain reunion with Paul McCartney. n 1973, as Lennon’s marriage to Yoko Ono was collapsing, she put her husband and Pang together in the hope that an affair would … Read more

Summer arts camps for kids offer a world of possibility and unlocked creativity in Anne Arundel County – Capital Gazette

Summer arts camps for kids offer a world of possibility and unlocked creativity in Anne Arundel County – Capital Gazette

Call it the culture cure. In a Maryland Hall classroom, 6-year-old Lucy Laperouse of Annapolis bounded across the floor like a cheetah as the beat picked up in the “Fast Slow Action Song.” A moment later, the tempo slowed down and Lucy’s limbs matched a turtle’s leisurely crawling. Lucy was having so much fun she … Read more

Flamma Ekoverb FS22 | Delicious Audio

Flamma Ekoverb FS22 | Delicious Audio

Updated Jun. 10, 2022 by Paolo De Gregorio Flamma is a new Chinese builder of affordable stompboxes (we blogged about their FS02 Stereo Reverb a few weeks ago). The FS22 Ekoverb is their multi-mode delay/reverb pedal. In this stompbox, the two effect run in parallel, ie, they don’t feed each other but work as separate … Read more

Greenville County Schools Class Acts for June 2022

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Greenville County Schools shared the June Class Acts of 2022 from around the school district. Take a look at the school district news including students, teachers and staff. Students Jesus Arcos Silva Bonds Career Center First Place, State, Welding Champion Skills USA Mary Mays Fine Arts Center First Place, Regional, Congressional Art Competition (art pictured) … Read more

New Pedal: Rare Buzz Effects Cyborg

New Pedal: Rare Buzz Effects Cyborg

Updated Jun. 10, 2022 by Paolo De Gregorio The Rare Buzz Effects Cyborg distortion is a special edition of the company’s Rat’style Snitch. The 170 units already sold out, allowing the company to gather $10,000 for donations to the Ukraine cause. More info at the bottom of this post and here, video below. Rare Buzz … Read more