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  1. How Soprano Charlotte Hoather Took Her Singing — and Blogging — to New Heights

    The up-and-coming singer shares insight on building community, using social media, and finding time to blog even on busy weeks.

    Culture
    Images courtesy of Charlotte Hoather, with kind permission of Waterperry Opera Festival.
  2. Want to Get Hired by Your Favorite Rapper? Build a Website.

    Negele “Hospey” Hospedales wanted to be Chance the Rapper’s intern. So he built a website to get noticed.

    Business
  3. Music to Your Ears: Behind the Scenes at Bandcamp Daily

    Bandcamp’s editorial director talks about their blog, which fosters serendipitous discovery and community.

    Business
  4. Art, Food, and Existential Crises: The World of Banal Muffins

    An illustrated interview with artist and musician Chris Sav, the creator of the blog Banal Muffins and “boy band” Chris and the Celeriac.

    Art
    Drawing by Chris Sav
  5. Writers on David Bowie, the Power of Music, and Finding the Courage to Be Themselves

    Writers respond to the death of David Bowie and share personal stories about how his music empowered and encouraged them to be different, to take risks, and to come into their own.

    Music
    Image by Thierry Ehrmann (CC BY 2.0)
  6. “I Am Interested in Human Stories”: Iain Akerman on the Alternative Scenes of the Middle East

    Westerners often see the Middle East as synonymous with war and strife. Iain Akerman has devoted his career to uncovering the region’s multifaceted underground cultures.

    Culture