National Civil Rights Museum is notable for several reasons. One, it’s the actual location of MLK’s assassination. The museum is the original motel building. And it actually houses police evidence concerning the investigation. Recently, money was donated by theBill and Melinda Gates Foundation to expand. The museum is now a full campus with a stronger focus on education [...]
Wayne White, a native of Tennessee, has a eye for colors and a poetic sense of humor. His work consist of colorful words over store bought landscapes in a style that looks similar to Ed Ruscha. Active in the late 80s, his work began to become very popular in the flourishing art scene. Also, his connection with the Pee Wee Herman show gave him a little fame. White’s work deserves a recap for its wonderful connection to the Graffiti as Art movement so prevalent today.
Baltimore label fifty* just released an awesome noise-dance album by Meth Dad via Bandcamp. Download it now for as much or as little as you want to pay. You can also download some other stuff by the Murfreesboro, Tennessee band via its MySpace page.
In case you didn’t know, artisanal ice cream is so last year; gourmet popsicles are the new epicurean treat for summer. But Las Paletas in Nashville, Tennessee has been wise to this trend all along.
Kimberly Dawn Recordings, an artist-run micro-label out of Tennessee, designed the artwork for an EP off Endless Endless Endless’ self-released album, Black Talisman. For just $4, you get to own a numbered CDR (edition of fifty hand-stamped, with an attached laser etched talisman) and listen to the dreamy, ‘post-noise’ music comprised of guitars, vocals, and a Gameboy.
Magic Wands are a burgeoning young duo playing some really fun music these days, and the most recent remix of Warrior sounds especially sweet to my ears this week. Uh, maybe because I just saw them live the other night, and they exceeded the expectations of an opening act. We love it when that happens. Don’t we?
Draped in a charming rustic veneer, the Meow Cottage at the Old Marshall House in Franklin, Tennessee, is a self-contained cottage situated on the grounds of a sprawling — and quite beautiful — B&B.