What happens when you give an ETSU Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies student control of a band for a semester? In this project, I attempted to […]
Setting: It was mid afternoon when I decided to stop at the microbrewery known as the Yee Haw. After completing some slight maneuvers in order to park my small […]
When considering soundscapes that one encounters daily, it is easy to overlook how intricate the minute details can be if one chooses to analyze them. When one gets in their […]
Auction houses offer an incredibly diverse sound scape, with noises ranging from animal sounds to local vernacular phrases being used in conversation. Although there could be an argument made for […]
What sounds are important, even though we don’t actively listen to them?
Is there something distinctively Appalachian about the calls to prayer in Johnson City?
The “Bluegrass” department is an integral part of the music and soundscape of an integral part of Johnson City, and the sounds and relationships behind how the music is made are an important piece to understanding our surroundings here in Johnson City, and gaining an understanding of the audible landscape.