Massive Attack and Manchester University Track Music Industry’s Carbon Footprint

Legendary Bristol-based outfit Massive Attack is turning over data from various tours and recording stints to Manchester University in the name of research. The Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research will use the volunteered information to assess the primary sources of carbon emissions within the industry, from “band travel and production, audience transport and venue.” Massive Attack has already been attempting to offset their carbon …

Interview: Bon Iver Production Designer, Michael Brown

The talented, Nashville-based designer discusses space, light, collaboration, and the emotional intent of music

Bon Iver, best known for their haunting folk tracks, has undergone a sonic transformation over the past decade, resulting in two consecutive albums, 22, A Million and i,i, which challenge the boundaries of the genre. Always considered and creative, Bon Iver’s work can be seen as unconventional, as frontman Justin Vernon employs autotune to distort his voice until it’s almost unrecognizable and captures sounds in …

Creatives Drink Event Series Brings Local Talent Together

Pittsburgh's ideal indoor venue plays host to a milestone gathering

The free Pittsburgh-based event series Creatives Drink, which was founded by Cody Baker (a photographer and event planner) and Chancelor Humphrey (a photographer and radio DJ) in 2015, is celebrating its 10th iteration at the city’s most recognized venue, Stage AE. The multi-functional destination will afford the duo more space than ever before—as their ambitious programming occupied coffee shops and bars before sizing up to …