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Jason Turner Hits 'Reset'

When singer-songwriter Jason Turner went into Malaco Recording Studios to record his seventh full-length album, "Reset," he knew that he wanted something different, from the mindset behind the project to ...

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LPs and the People Who Press Them

Vinyl is back. At least, that's been the experience for Jackson singer-songwriter Jason Daniels, frontman of the Jason Daniels Band.

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WLEZ-FM Goes Silent, In 'Wait and See' Mode

Jacksonians trying to tune into local FM radio station WLEZ last week may have been surprised to hear silence instead of their favorite American standards and jazz tracks.

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Aretha Henry, Superhuman

Ever since Aretha Henry started recording music in 2008, she says her songwriting has leaned toward being a bit moody. "(It's) sometimes feathery with a little edge, sometimes sweet and ...

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Indie Music Week Ins and Outs

The second annual Jackson Indie Music Week is approaching fast, with many concerts, showcases, panel discussions, and other activities that highlight music from around the state, the region and the ...

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The Advocate, Reunited

If hearing that The Advocate is back together brings a tinge of nostalgia, you're probably a reformed Jackson metal head.

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The Vamps Rev Up

When The Vamps performed at Duling Hall in December 2015, attendees kept telling the musicians how thrilled they were that the band was playing a reunion show. Of course, the ...

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Lead Me to Steepwater

"We're different from everyone else." That is what Jeff Massey, the lead singer and guitarist of The Steepwater Band, will tell you if you ask him to describe the Chicago-based ...

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Community Through Song

Jerry Jenkins wouldn't call himself a percussionist. The owner of Jackson-based Hasan Drums does play West African drums, including the djembe, and other instruments such as the 21-stringed kora, but ...

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Hipster Hip-Hop

Although Jackson-based hip-hop artist Jewelee Wilson has only performed publicly as Yung Jewelz for about a year, entertaining audiences at venues such as Offbeat, Doc 36 Skatepark and Soul Wired ...

Blender, Jackson Indie Music Week 2017

The Ellie Badge and Skipp Coon performed at Hal & Mal's during Jackson Indie Music ...

CelticFest Mississippi 2016

CelticFest Mississippi was Sept. 9-11 at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum.

Flaming Lips "Do You Realize?"

Flaming Lips kick-off their world-record eighth concert in 24 hours at the House of Blues in New Orleans with "Do You Realize?".