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Jon Anderson

Two truths and a lie: Jon loves understanding how songs are made. Jon once attempted to swim across the Pacific Ocean, but only made it to Hawaii. Jon was the stunt double for Sandra Bullock in the films Gravity and The Blindside.

Rhiannon-Skye Boden

Rhiannon-Skye is a music writer, blogger and slam poet living and working in Leeds. She writes about music with guitars and the morose men in eyeliner who make it.
Rhiannon-Skye is a music writer, blogger and slam poet living and working in Leeds. She writes about music with guitars and the morose men in eyeliner who make it.

Tom Anderson

Tom has been banned from playing guitar on the boardwalk at Rehoboth Beach in Delaware, so don't ask him to. He loves indie music, songwriting, Pittsburgh sports, and Special K cereal, and hopes to combine the four someday.
Tom has been banned from playing guitar on the boardwalk at Rehoboth Beach in Delaware, so don't ask him to. He loves indie music, songwriting, Pittsburgh sports, and Special K cereal, and hopes to combine the four someday.

Luci Turner

Born on the Okefenokee Swamp and raised on rock 'n roll, Luci Turner is a full-time musician and writer whose passion for music led her to Atlanta. She's most often found packing a suitcase, digging through a pile of records, or looking for a time machine to the 70s.
Born on the Okefenokee Swamp and raised on rock 'n roll, Luci Turner is a full-time musician and writer whose passion for music led her to Atlanta. She's most often found packing a suitcase, digging through a pile of records, or looking for a time machine to the 70s.

Arissa Cushnie

Born and raised in south Florida, Arissa worked as a piano teacher during high school. Now an English/Communications double major, you can often find her writing papers, watching bad movies, and drinking dangerous amounts of coffee.
Born and raised in south Florida, Arissa worked as a piano teacher during high school. Now an English/Communications double major, you can often find her writing papers, watching bad movies, and drinking dangerous amounts of coffee.

Shawn Ambrose

Shawn is a lit major who is majorly lit. He spends most days hiding in bushes, waiting for crime to occur so he can save the day in a costume he may or may not have stitched himself. He is also a freelance writer based in Singapore.
Shawn is a lit major who is majorly lit. He spends most days hiding in bushes, waiting for crime to occur so he can save the day in a costume he may or may not have stitched himself. He is also a freelance writer based in Singapore.

Steve Savage

I am a writer and music enthusiast based out of the SF Bay Area, California. I’m always interested in discovering new and different music no matter what the genre so feel free to hit me up anytime if you know about something I should be listening to or if you just wanna talk music in general. Peace!
I am a writer and music enthusiast based out of the SF Bay Area, California. I’m always interested in discovering new and different music no matter what the genre so feel free to hit me up anytime if you know about something I should be listening to or if you just wanna talk music in general. Peace!

Alana Ballantyne

Alana Ballantyne is a freelance journalist and short story writer from Michigan. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications across the country. When she's not writing, she can be found hanging out with her dog, Kaise.
Alana Ballantyne is a freelance journalist and short story writer from Michigan. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications across the country. When she's not writing, she can be found hanging out with her dog, Kaise.

Sam Gaffigan

Sam's passions include marching band, competitive Quidditch, Magic: the Gathering, and League of Legends. Obviously, he was SUPER popular in high school.
Sam's passions include marching band, competitive Quidditch, Magic: the Gathering, and League of Legends. Obviously, he was SUPER popular in high school.

Vivian O'Grady

Vivi enjoys playing too much Sims, eating salt and vinegar chips, and going to concerts. She has her Bachelor’s in anthropology and her Master’s in humanities but doesn’t use either in real life. Living in Florida, she occasionally kayaks, goes to the beach, and gazes at the sunset.
Vivi enjoys playing too much Sims, eating salt and vinegar chips, and going to concerts. She has her Bachelor’s in anthropology and her Master’s in humanities but doesn’t use either in real life. Living in Florida, she occasionally kayaks, goes to the beach, and gazes at the sunset.

Jordan Hall

Jordan is a hip-hop producer/engineer from the MTSU Recording Industry Management program. He uses his knowledge to inform readers about multiple angles of the music industry. Aside from his sushi habit, Jordan loves building his record collection and making beats for fun.
Jordan is a hip-hop producer/engineer from the MTSU Recording Industry Management program. He uses his knowledge to inform readers about multiple angles of the music industry. Aside from his sushi habit, Jordan loves building his record collection and making beats for fun.

Gabrielle Cravener

Lifelong resident of Pittsburgh, PA, Gabrielle blossomed into a music enthusiast who sports a haircut similar to an 80s hair band. A marketing major and a natural performer, Gabrielle loves to encircle herself with good music, great friends and the occasional crockpot of buffalo chicken dip. You can find her listening to the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane and shredding the air guitar to a Jimi Hendrix tune.
Lifelong resident of Pittsburgh, PA, Gabrielle blossomed into a music enthusiast who sports a haircut similar to an 80s hair band. A marketing major and a natural performer, Gabrielle loves to encircle herself with good music, great friends and the occasional crockpot of buffalo chicken dip. You can find her listening to the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane and shredding the air guitar to a Jimi Hendrix tune.

Bailey Johnk

Born and raised in the Chicagoland area, Bailey is a singer/songwriter/book lover armed with a Spotify account and a collection of old concert tickets. When she’s not behind her laptop tying furiously, you can find her digging through thrift store racks or petting random dogs on the street (with owner’s permission of course).
Born and raised in the Chicagoland area, Bailey is a singer/songwriter/book lover armed with a Spotify account and a collection of old concert tickets. When she’s not behind her laptop tying furiously, you can find her digging through thrift store racks or petting random dogs on the street (with owner’s permission of course).

McKayla Grace

I'm a creative with a coffee addiction and a passion for words. Give me music, book, and movie suggestions and we'll be just fine. Big Oxford comma girl.
I'm a creative with a coffee addiction and a passion for words. Give me music, book, and movie suggestions and we'll be just fine. Big Oxford comma girl.

Beau Turner

Intergalactic explorer, musician, and writer, Beau Turner, claims Atlanta as the mothership on her incredible voyage that began deep in the swamplands of Georgia. If lost, she can easily be found perusing any shop or stand containing even the smallest hint of velvet or sparkles while bopping along to Prince’s “I Would Die 4 U” on repeat.
Intergalactic explorer, musician, and writer, Beau Turner, claims Atlanta as the mothership on her incredible voyage that began deep in the swamplands of Georgia. If lost, she can easily be found perusing any shop or stand containing even the smallest hint of velvet or sparkles while bopping along to Prince’s “I Would Die 4 U” on repeat.

Shane Martin

Small town boy from Long Island turned City boy for college with the Macaulay Honors Program. I'm always on the lookout for cool new people to play video games, make music, and write creatively with. Unless you play Teemo. Then we can't be friends. Also, don't bring up science or math. I can't stand those.
Small town boy from Long Island turned City boy for college with the Macaulay Honors Program. I'm always on the lookout for cool new people to play video games, make music, and write creatively with. Unless you play Teemo. Then we can't be friends. Also, don't bring up science or math. I can't stand those.

Ryan Gonzalez

Office worker by day and photographer by night, Ryan is a Milwaukee man leading a double life. He can be found either holing up at home with a good book or behind his camera, mostly shooting concerts.
Office worker by day and photographer by night, Ryan is a Milwaukee man leading a double life. He can be found either holing up at home with a good book or behind his camera, mostly shooting concerts.

Isaac Palacios

Isaac is a  writer, musician, and cinephile based in Long Beach, California. When he isn't drinking coffee or listening to music, he enjoys doing improv and working on new stories for novels, screenplays, and Dungeons and Dragons campaigns.
Isaac is a writer, musician, and cinephile based in Long Beach, California. When he isn't drinking coffee or listening to music, he enjoys doing improv and working on new stories for novels, screenplays, and Dungeons and Dragons campaigns.

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