Category: Music and Art

Sodas in the Freezer: Flycatcher’s Explosive Rise and Expression of Millennial Burnout

It’s every band’s dream to grow from humble beginnings gigging in basements to producing high-quality songs for 80,000+ Spotify listeners across the globe. In just six years, New Jersey alt-rock band Flycatcher are living that dream, making the leap from a group of college… Continue Reading “Sodas in the Freezer: Flycatcher’s Explosive Rise and Expression of Millennial Burnout”

Read in The Black River Journal- Whittemore CCC: A Celebration of Community, Culture and Conservation in Hunterdon County

Art, music, nature and food all have a place in the “symphony” at Whittemore CCC, where Community, Culture and Conservation share center stage. Hidden in the trees of an unassuming road just off I-78 in Oldwick, Whittemore is a buzzing hub of creativity, where… Continue Reading “Read in The Black River Journal- Whittemore CCC: A Celebration of Community, Culture and Conservation in Hunterdon County”

Read in The Black River Journal: Contemporary Conversations

The Hunterdon Art Museum is a local art space that tackles world-wide issues. Recent exhibitions addressed decolonization, racial justice, and proto-feminism — while also featuring whimsical structures, bright colors, and soft fabrics. The Hunterdon Art Museum serves as a community art space that’s seen… Continue Reading “Read in The Black River Journal: Contemporary Conversations”

Musician Spotlight: Playful Banter

In tumultuous times, music can seem familiar, like the embrace of an old friend. In good times, listening to the right music can feel like embarking on a road trip with that old friend, complete with a sense of freedom and some playful banter.… Continue Reading “Musician Spotlight: Playful Banter”

Grace Through it All – Pt 2 Transcript

In my very first interview with indie-pop musician Drew Anton over a year ago, Drew expressed how music is his way of telling his truth. Drew’s dedication to his truth was evident to me as I listened to his first full-length album, Fall from Grace. I could feel… Continue Reading “Grace Through it All – Pt 2 Transcript”

Grace Through it All: Drew Anton on Fall from Grace (Pt 2)

In my very first interview with indie-pop musician Drew Anton over a year ago, Drew expressed how music is his way of telling his truth. Drew’s dedication to his truth was evident to me as I listened to his first full-length album, Fall from… Continue Reading “Grace Through it All: Drew Anton on Fall from Grace (Pt 2)”

Grace Through it All – Pt 1 Transcript

Grace can take on many meanings. For indie-pop musician Drew Anton, grace symbolizes forgiveness, hope, and the risks you take for love. Drew conveys this message in his first full-length album, Fall from Grace, which is bound to carry listeners out to a sea… Continue Reading “Grace Through it All – Pt 1 Transcript”

Grace Through it All: Drew Anton on Fall from Grace (Pt 1)

Grace can take on many meanings. For indie-pop musician Drew Anton, grace symbolizes forgiveness, hope, and the risks you take for love. Drew conveys this message in his first full-length album, Fall from Grace, which is bound to carry listeners out to a sea… Continue Reading “Grace Through it All: Drew Anton on Fall from Grace (Pt 1)”

A Conversation with Matt Monaco – Part II

This article is Part II of a two-part series. To read Part I, click here. Last week, I published Part I of a conversation with musician, urban farmer, and activist Matt Monaco, where we discussed his start in music, his EP The Road We… Continue Reading “A Conversation with Matt Monaco – Part II”

A Conversation with Matt Monaco – Part I

“Global revolution is rooted in small towns.” This is one of the messages conveyed in the music of Matt Monaco, an avid environmentalist, urban farmer, and social revolutionary. Through music, Matt unites people in the call to make our world a better place, reminding… Continue Reading “A Conversation with Matt Monaco – Part I”