Rock storyteller Warren Zanes takes you on a colorful, chronological journey of Tom Petty’s life in this new authorized biography. Zanes simultaneously speaks as a fan, insider, peer and biographer, moving effortlessly between each perspective. But to be clear, this is a warts-and-all presentation, … [Read more...] about STAND Recommends Petty by Warren Zanes
Brian Vander Ark is best known as the lead singer of The Verve Pipe and their hit single “The Freshmen” was ubiquitous on radio in the late ‘90s. Though the band did not sustain the same level of commercial success they enjoyed with their early work, Brian has stayed busy, recording solo music, … [Read more...] about Brian Vander Ark of The Verve Pipe: From Freshman to Fatherhood
Kendrick Lamar, a versatile rapper who is known both for his guest appearance on pop hits from the likes of Sia, Maroon 5, and Taylor Swift as well as a fiery, politically tinged performance on the 2016 Grammys, splits the difference between popular and more experimental hip hop on his fourth studio … [Read more...] about STAND Recommends DAMN. by Kendrick Lamar
In episode 17 of the STANDcast Dwayne Hayes, editor in chief of STAND magazine, is joined by Mitch Nobis and Jeff Wenzel to discuss some films, books, and music that inspire them or move them to be a better man, including The Avett Brothers, Gary Snyder, and Serpico. In addition, they discuss The … [Read more...] about The STANDcast 17: “Connecting with Providence” through Music, Film & Books
Music, we are often told, is powerful enough to change the world. Powerful enough to change peoples’ lives. At this point, these are clichés. Like many clichés, however, they happen to be true. If proof is needed, you don’t need to look further than Philadelphia’s pioneering music education … [Read more...] about NOTES OF CHANGE: Stanford Thompson and Play On, Philly!