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Hallowed Sounds

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Halloween spans the silly, the vile, the chilling, the unknown.

So does this list of suggestions for your holiday soundtrack. …

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Sway’s Way

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Guitarmaker Tim Sway fashioned his first bass guitar out of a water ski. …

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World Music

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Talking about the environmental crisis of our time is “a conversation that we can’t avoid,” says New Haven musician Ionne, pronounced ee-oh-NAY. “Eventually, we have to face the reality that the spaceship is breaking apart.” His new electronica album, For

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Vocal Locals

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These are the tales of two crooners. One hailed from Hoboken, New Jersey, and picked up a close pal in New Haven along the way to becoming one of the most famous singers of the 20th century. The other is …

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Music Theory

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The traditional vocabulary of music doesn’t always work for trumpeter, composer and New Havener Wadada Leo Smith. …

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Outside Tracks

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Long ago, the New Haven colony had outposts down the coast, as far away as what we now call Philadelphia. Today, New Haven’s diaspora goes in all directions, including…

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Record Players

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Round, grooved slabs with punchy inner labels and some heft to them. Hundreds of parallel lines forming bar codes of color on shelves or in crates. Rich, warm sound with crackles and pops of character spreading across the room. …

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’Borne and Raised

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The first notes of Airborne Charlie’s eponymous debut album, out today, materialize like raindrops on water, delicate and rippling. …

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All Together Now

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The sounds of a small orchestra drift down from an open window above one of the parking lots at Erector Square. It’s Friday afternoon, and already the light is fading. But upstairs at Music Haven, the fun is just getting …

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Morale Victory

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To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day this week, Daily Nutmeg is publishing a four-part series examining New Haven’s impact on World War II—and vice versa.

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