Bloomington’s recording studios have faced many pandemic challenges over the past two years. Jim Manion, the former music director at WFHB Community Radio, spoke to the owners of Russian Recording, Noisy Chairs Recording, Airtime Studios, and Primary Sound Studios to see how they coped — and continued to create music — during COVID. Click here to read Manion’s article.
With Bloomington’s jazz pedigree, it’s fitting that one of the hottest acts in town is a jazz band. On Wednesday nights at Blockhouse Bar, the Call & Response House Band features local and national jazz artists. Jim Manion, music director at WFHB, talked with C&R leader and drummer Ben Lumsdaine about the weekly jazz series. Click here to read the full story.
Bloomington’s vibrant, homegrown music scene thrives in genres that span the spectrum. With such talent and energy, it’s only natural that a recording industry would be a part of the scene. In this short documentary made for Limestone Post, filmmaker TJ Jaeger tours a few of the area’s many studios. Click here to watch the video.