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The Best of Art From the Attic

The Best of Art From the Attic

By Megan Hulse

April 26, 2017

This year has been full of new endeavors, including this series. Over the course of these stories, I have delved into the connections between culture and music, and reviewed some of the best records of all time. Of all of those, I have discovered a few of my own favorite tracks. “Hey You”— Pin...

Art from the Attic: K-UTE Radio gears up for National Record Store Day

Art from the Attic: K-UTE Radio gears up for National Record Store Day

By Megan Hulse

April 18, 2017

Radio DJs have been spinning vinyl since their invention in the 1940s, but the rise of digital media production has resulted in a significant decline in the popularity of vinyl record formats, especially in the corporate broadcasting world. In recent years, record shops, artists and vinyl enthusiasts...

Art from the Attic: Artist Advocacy for Mental Health Awareness

Art from the Attic: Artist Advocacy for Mental Health Awareness

By Megan Hulse

April 10, 2017

The past decade has shown a significant movement in Hollywood and the music industry in favor of smashing stereotypes surrounding mental illnesses. Many of the most popular musicians of the last century have included mental health issues in their repertoire in an attempt to familiarize listeners with...

Art from the Attic: Psychedelic Substances and Songs

Art from the Attic: Psychedelic Substances and Songs

By Megan Hulse

April 5, 2017

Drug use in the 1960s and early 1970s not only created an entire subculture but also gave life to legitimate underground music. During this era, many artists and groups used their music as a tool to heighten the hallucinatory experiences they had while using various substances. This movement has since...

Art from the Attic: International Unity in “We Are the World”

Art from the Attic: International Unity in “We Are the World”

By Megan Hulse

March 29, 2017

A group of top musicians in 1985 released charity album “We are the World” as a fundraiser and awareness campaign to fight hunger and poverty in Ethiopia. The title track “We are the World” is a gorgeous arrangement of inspirational call-to-action lyrics written by Michael Jackson and Lionel...

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