Now Open – The Listening Suite

Welcome to The Listening Suite. Here’s where I share the music I’m currently listening to. For me, good music is TIMELESS, so I may be sharing something old, or something new. Feel free to share your recent playlist with us in the comments section. On to this week’s playlist: Calls – Robert Glasper Experiment (feat.…

Welcome to Liner Notes Lounge!

The Lounge is a place where music is explored and celebrated. Look for music spotlights, and more audio conversations with independent artists. I have decided to splinter off the Music Notes section of my first blog, This and That With Calandra and create a site dedicated solely to music, one of my many passions. Here’s the menu: Liner…

A Conversation With AfterSix Productions

It was my honor to have the opportunity to sit down with Dan McCollum and Doug Ramsay, who together make up AfterSix Productions. On August 9, 2013, they released their debut single, Chamorrita, which is the first single off their soon-to-be released project What Love Is. Listen to my conversation with these two amazing musicians…and enjoy! Here…

Support Independent Music

Being a lifelong music lover, I must admit that I never thought much about independent music and independent artists until the past year or so. In my mind, I always defined indie music as a genre of “alternative” or “non-mainstream” music. I thought of indie artists as folks who sold their music out of the…