PA State Representative Candidate Lauren Lareau + Jon Fishman take politics to zoom

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​J​​on Fishman, the famed drummer of Phish and selectman of Lincolnville, Maine joined forces with Lauren Lareau, a candidate for Pennsylvania State Representative for a night of virtual fun on zoom this past Sunday.  The zoom meeting took place in the evening, entry required a ticket, and all ticket sales were donated to Lauren Lareau’s campaign. Tickets included different tiers. The higher tiers included a picture of Lauren painted by incredible artist Anita Goodsel Thomas, and was signed by Jon Fishman. It is amazing to watch people working together and using their talents for good.

Artwork by Anita Goodsel Thomas

Lauren Lareau is a brilliant teacher, amazing parent, experienced activist, successful tutor, member of the township environmental advisory council, a 1.0 phish fan….th...

New Release: Music For The End of the World by JW Farrell

Music For the End of the World is the newest single from NYC based solo artist, JW Farrell.

Despite the timing of its release, the first song from his upcoming second album was actually written about the existential threat of global warming and nuclear war. Although it may now have alternative interpretations. Its toe-tapping energy paired with tongue-in-cheek lyrics is a refreshing anthem for the times. I mean I guess what we need right now is more hopeful music about the end of the world!

JW Farrell is an Astoria based solo artist from Philadelphia PA. He has an EP (Alexandria EP) and an album (Francisville) under his belt, with an upcoming full-length album due out...

[ICYMI] Dinner And A Movie: Episode Three

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Earlier in quarantine, Phish announced their archival video series "Dinner And A Movie". The short hand concept: airing a full show in its entirety for free beginning each Tuesday evening at 8:30 ET via the bands Facebook page. The band will then select a non-profit doing important work right now and all donations made that day via The Water Wheel Foundation will be donated to the cause chosen. Alongside the show would be a recipe provided by the band or one of it's individual members for fans to cook for their enjoyment with the band emphasizing that there is no need to go to the grocery store to get any more materials and encouraging fans to get creative.

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[INTERVIEW] The Music Maker: Lyle Brewer

Photo by Joan Hathaway

Lyle Brewer, has been popping up on my social media feeds more and more over the last few years. The first I heard of Brewer was when I saw a musician I admire tag him in a post playing guitar. It was clear that he had learned something from Brewer, so I went on to learn about him. From there I discovered that Brewer is quite the musician himself. Brewer is a guitarist from Massachusetts, where he studied at The New England Conservatory. He is apart of the band Neighbor, which is a band that has formed recently and is developing quite the following. As a solo artist Brewer has released 7 albums and he is currently working on a new album with Kristin Slipp from Cuddle Magic. In my pursuit of Lyle I stumbled upon the "Friend of the Devil" video he did for his Let it Grow series and in it his playing was pure and simple and it drew me in.

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