January 29th, 2016

Meet Matt Novak

by cgindy

We asked Matt Novak, the Harrison Center’s newest place-based singer-songwriter resident, to tell us a little bit about himself. We’ll be posting Matt’s music throughout his ten week residency. Stay tuned! My name is Matt Novak, but I perform and release my music under the moniker Ray Wyatt. I’m a born Hoosier, and have lived in […]

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January 22nd, 2016

Circle City by Brandon Lott

by cgindy

LISTEN HERE Last fall, singer-songwriter Brandon Lott was charged with the task of writing songs that celebrate Indianapolis. Lott is part of a growing number of musicians who are creating place-based music as part of the HCA’s songwriting residency program. We love learning what inspires them to write. Lott, for example, has penned songs about running on the Monon Trail, […]

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January 15th, 2016

Dreamscape

by cgindy

LISTEN HERE. The Sound Cave Our place-based songwriting interns are at it again. This time, Herron High School students Charlton Taylor and “Big Mike” Williams have teamed up to pen and perform “Dreamscape,” a rap about the Sound Cave, the HCA’s subterranean recording space. Enjoy! Lyrics: You ain’t in the soundcave You don’t know what you […]

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January 5th, 2016

Nostalgic Conversations: Johnny McKee

by Brie Stoltzfus

Art has a way of blurring the lines between the familiar and the unfamiliar, the distinctions between the artist’s personal experience and that of the onlooker. Two new exhibits at the Harrison Center explore these themes in their own ways. Johnny McKee’s show “No Place” at the City Gallery is nostalgic on a city-sized scale. […]

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