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Readers with a sweet tooth for brain stimulation will enjoy the substantial Ink 19 podcasts, long-form band biographies, tales from the road, and interesting, uncategorizable writings offered here by the extreme enthusiasts we call our writing staff.

Year-End Record Roundup

Year-End Record Roundup

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Ready for a cold one this season? We thought so! Enjoy, as Christopher Long reflects on his favorite VINYL releases of 2023 — an intoxicating (and satisfying) “six-pack,” to be sure.

Back In Print!

Back In Print!

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We are beyond proud to announce that Ink 19 is once again available in print. Publisher Ian Koss shares the details.

Vakili Band

Vakili Band

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Vakili Band announces a September release of third album Honey, with an Ink 19 exclusive title track premiere today! Get an earful of “Honey” and a look at the band, inside Ink 19.

New Music Now 011: Nora O’Connor

New Music Now 011: Nora O’Connor

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On today’s New Music Now, Judy Craddock talks to our musical guest, Nora O’Connor, about her solo album, My Heart, and the captivating new music she’s listening to right now. Tune in for great music, and more ’90s references than you can shake a scrunchie at.

2023 Student Talent Showcase

2023 Student Talent Showcase

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Winter Park packs the Breakthrough Theatre Company campus for this year’s Student Talent Showcase. Carl F. Gauze gives us his professional opinion.

New Music Now 010: Fancey

New Music Now 010: Fancey

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Our latest episode of New Music Now features our own Frank Dreyer and musical guests Fancey, the solo project of New Pornographers guitarist Todd Fancey, with vocalist Micae Pirritano. Stream the show for new music and a mini-course in music theory. Enjoy.

Year-End Record Roundup

Year-End Record Roundup

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Parched staff writer Christopher Long reveals the album “six-pack” that quenched his thirst best in 2022.

New Music Now 009: Sleepyhead

New Music Now 009: Sleepyhead

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Join us for a new edition of New Music Now, with our special musical guest, Sleepyhead. All three members of the band are school teachers, so you didn’t hear it from us, but there might be a pop quiz about their album New Alchemy after the show.

The Jazz Butcher Society

The Jazz Butcher Society

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Pat Fish, better known as The Jazz Butcher, passed away a year ago today. Julius C. Lacking offers a requiem for this legendary everyman.

New Music Now 008: doubleVee

New Music Now 008: doubleVee

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Join Ink 19 with Barb and Allan Vest for new music from Sydney, Australia band Bloods, Prey composer Sarah Schachner, and doubleVee’s own latest release, Treat Her Strangely. What was your first cassette tape, hmm?

Memphis

Memphis

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Can rock and roll break the color barrier in 1950s Tennessee? Carl F. Gauze reviews.

Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend

Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend

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In Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend, a former late-night television host takes to podcasts and wages a merciless war in the making of friends. Review by Charles D.J. Deppner.

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