I few months ago, I had been eying  a used Epiphone Triggerman 60 Guitar Amp at Morelock Music in downtown Knoxville. I had decided I had to get it, and had started planning to go pick it up. But before I could, my lovely and thoughtful girlfriend surprised me by bringing it home as a gift.…

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Sam Jinks Born in 1973, Sam Jinks currently lives and works in Melbourne. His major solo exhibitions include Boutwell Draper Gallery in Sydney, West Space in Melbourne, Seventh Gallery in Melbourne and the Benalla Art Gallery in Victoria. He has also participated in numerous groups exhibitions. Sam’s work can be found in the collection of…

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Last month we launched a new website for the alternative rock band Middle Class Rut.   Our friends at Relentless Artist Management asked us for help when it came time to put together a modern, useful Content Management System based web site so that they can easily manage their band’s web presence in an efficient…

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In case you are just plain tired of the barrage of traditional holiday music that is played everywhere this time of year, I thought it would be great to have a playlist of holiday music that doesn’t suck. This list is a sampling of interesting covers of holiday classics, and some are just great songs…

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INTENSIFY THE NORMAL “I think the creation of Art need not lead to alienation and can indeed be highly satisfying; one pours one’s subjectivity into an object and one can even gain enjoyment from the fact that another in turn gains enjoyment from this. Although the drawings and paintings I make are based upon photographs,…

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“Samantha Keely Smith is a painter working and living in New York. Her art represents a striving to reconcile the inner world of instinct and the tidal sweep of our emotional life, with an external world that is both beautiful and hostile in its natural grandeur. Samantha Keely Smith’s paintings are landscapes that play at…

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Anyone who knows me well also knows that I am a huge fan of lights that react to music. First popularized in the 1970’s they are better known as “light organs” or “color organs”. I have, with the help of my good friend Brian, actually built a set of these lights called the Rainbow Machine.…

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