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On the Beat – Arts & Entertainment

February 21st, 2019 by

NEIL YOUNG’S LONG, TECH-FOCUSED BATTLE TO CREATE HIS OWN SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE

Jan. 30, 2019

Randy Lewis, Los Angeles Times

After his technologically advanced 2009 career retrospective box set become outdated soon after release, Neil Young sought a new way to distribute high definition music to his fans. He found it the form of a streaming service, Neilyoungarchives.com.



BLOOMINGTON MUSIC EXPO TO FEATURE VINYL, RECORD LABELS, LIVE MUSIC

Jan. 27, 2019

Clark Gudas, Indiana Daily Student 

Local music will be celebrated on Feb. 9 at the Monroe Convention Center. The event will hold over 50 vendors, including record labels, vinyl sellers, and 25 different music-related organizations. Admission costs $5, students get in free with ID.



PERFECTION DOESN’T MATTER TO CHERRY GLAZERR’S CLEMENTINE CREEVY. SHE’D RATHER SHOW YOU HER MISTAKES

Jan. 25, 2019

Eve Barlow, Los Angeles Times 

Indie band Cherry Glazerr has released a new album under Bloomington record label Secretly Canadian. Written by frontwoman Clementine Creevy, “Stuffed and Ready” is an introspective exploration that wrestles with issues she’s encountered in adulthood.



BLOOMINGTON SONGWRITERS INVITED TO PERFORM THEIR ORIGINAL WORKS AT BEAR’S PLACE 

Jan. 24, 2019

Madison Smalstig, Indiana Daily Student 

On the first Tuesday of the month, musicians gather at Bear’s Place, the Third Street watering hole, to showcase original compositions to the public. However, it’s not an open mic night. New musicians are invited each month, keeping a mix of genres.



BLOOMINGTON BANDS ARE GOING PLACES

Nov. 29, 2018

Emilia Miles, Bloomington Beat

Bloomington’s music scene is home to many musicians, but only few have gained notoriety outside the local region. Cover bands do well in local venues like the Bluebird, but those who have released music for streaming have the best success.