You may have heard of Mary Byrne's work advocating for the LGBTQ+ community in Indiana, but Byrne also had a significant role in Hoosier music history and women’s music across the country.
Explore the music of Hoosier songwriter J. Russel Robinson, an important figure in early jazz and blues music. Robinson's songs were recorded by icons like Louis Armstrong, Bessie Smith and more.
Kyle talks with members of the Indianapolis-based Latin jazz band Pavel and Direct Contact about their new album “Dia Bonito." Activist and musician Sonny Singh shares music from his solo project.
Idris Busari, a Nigerian-born musician who creates music under the name Omogo Reloaded, discusses his music and work with Radio Horizonte, a bilingual radio station based in northern Indiana.
Kyle Long presents part two of his interview with with Lē Weaver, a founding member of the all-female Indianapolis synth-rock band Software. Software was active in Central Indiana from 1983 to 1986.
Kyle Long presents part one of a two-part series with Lē Weaver, a founding member of the all-female Indianapolis synth-rock band Software. Software was active in Central Indiana from 1983 to 1986.
Visual artist Samuel E Vázquez discusses his music project Errors and Lovers. Then, Rep. André Carson shares how his early years as an activist and rapper in Indianapolis shaped his work today.
Explore the debut album from 81355, an Indianapolis hip-hop supergroup featuring Oreo Jones, Sirius Black, and David Moose Adamson. The album is titled This Time I'll Be of Use."
This week, Kyle talks with blues musician Marcus Jade. Currently based in Brooklyn, New York, Jade's music is deeply rooted in the Westside Indianapolis neighborhoods where he grew up.
Indiana has an extraordinary legacy of soul music. This week we'll hear from two Indianapolis-based R&B artists that have new projects out: Keiana Whatley, and Taylor Hall.
Indianapolis is not known as a hotbed for techno music, but the city has produced several noteworthy techno producers and DJs including Drake Strange, Adam Jay, and Lisa Smith.
Meet two Indy residents whose work has intersected with the Funkadelic piece One Nation Under A Groove: visual artist Lobyn Hamilton and former Parliament-Funkadelic stage technician Tom Battista.
The Lume debuts at Newfields on Tuesday. Guests will be able to walk through nearly 30,000 square feet of immersive digital art by Dutch post-impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh.