Local band The Soil and the Sun records "apocalyptic" third album

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 03-07-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grand Rapids band self-described as “experiential spiritual folk-rock” and “new Mexican space music” has been musing on the end of the world while creating something new. The Soil and the Sun have recently finished...

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Grand Rapids Record & CD show welcomes statewide dealers to local event

by (r.r.collins11)

Submitted 06-12-2013 under NEWS

This Saturday, June 15, the Grand Rapids Record/CD Show will be selling records, CD's, cassettes, 8-track tapes, t-shirts, books and music memorabilia at the Riverfront Hotel (270 Ann Street). The show is the largest in the area...

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National Record Store Day is here again

by (K_to_the_ukla)

Submitted 04-15-2011 under NEWS

Audiophiles, listen up!In case you have not heard, tomorrow is National Record Store Day. Started in 2008, the official Record Store Day website describes it as a celebration of the unique culture that develops around independently owned record...

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Development in Heartside - Part II: The Business Perspective

by (nickmanes)

Submitted 03-01-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

A collaboration between Nick Manes and Michael Tuffelmire The Heartside neighborhood has been growing out of a period of urban decay. This piece is the second of a three-part series in which Michael and I explore what Heartside residents believe are...

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Interview: Chatting with the organizers of The Litribune

by (kbauer)

Submitted 12-03-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

After seeing and hearing about The Litribune at Literary Life's National Bookstore Day, I decided to dig a little deeper and find out what the founder/organizer, Benjamin Davey, and the relations manager/organizer, Dan Climie, are really all about....

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