COMMUNITY

Interview with Renan Yildizdogan, Gypsy Soul Records

To me, the music industry is very much like the wild west and to persevere, you need a whole lot of faith in yourself and your artists as well as a genuine love and care for what you do. Everyone at Gypsy Soul Records is very passionate about what we do and I feel very lucky.

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Interview with Aengus Finnan, Folk Alliance International

Folk Alliance International (FAI) is the world’s largest member organization and conference for the folk music genre (inclusive of Appalachian, Americana, Blues, Bluegrass, Celtic, Cajun, Global Roots, Indigenous, Latin, Old Time, Traditional, Singer-Songwriters, Spoken Word, and various fusions). Founded in 1989, it strives to Preserve, Promote, and Present folk music through advocacy, education, and service.

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Genre MD of the Month | Brazos Ebner, WFCS 107.7 The Edge

What excites me most about electronic music lately is the whole trend of “mutant pop” music, which is essentially taking a basic pop formula, injecting some very contemporary electronic instruments, many chords with unique progression, and extremely processed vocals.

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May MD of the Month | Molly Robins, WRUR Rochester

I could listen to Marika Hackman on repeat for hours–and honestly, I definitely have already. Her music is kind of fascinating and meaningful both sonically and lyrically, so I can appreciate it on so many levels! I wouldn’t dare pick an album–her entire discography is fantastic and diverse.

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