Music ’round the Arctic Circle (to watch)

Music ’round the Arctic Circle (to watch)

If you want to find some true gems making music. Look in the fringes. I mean, really look. You might already be aware of the myriad of names making music in the land of the midnight sun (Iceland acts Sigur Ros and Of Monsters and Men, or perhaps the robust...
Zoo Trippin’ – Who Are We Now?

Zoo Trippin’ – Who Are We Now?

The album art (credit to Ryan Jones for the art by the way) for this record is a trip. A painted devil-lady with an attitude serving as a moniker for an album called “Who Are We Now?” It feels like some sort of metaphor for the darkness within, or...
Davis Evanoff – In Dreams, I Rise

Davis Evanoff – In Dreams, I Rise

There’s a tension I often feel when I listen to music that’s been clearly been made for TV and film. There’s an inauthenticity to a lot of it – it all feels like something that’s been watered down, fulfilling a formula to act as mere...
Merch Minute – Vol. 2

Merch Minute – Vol. 2

Below is the second group of folks that submitted stories behind music merchadise that is meaningful to them. To submit your story and photo, reach out to iamtunedup@gmail.com. “Back in the summer of 2016 I spent a few months living in an Airbnb in Nashville...