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Gold Dust – “Brookside Cemetery Blues”

You’ve heard of the heavy music to shoegaze pipeline. How about the heavy music and shoegaze to folk pipeline? Stephen Pierce, the Easthampton, MA-based musician who plays hardcore in Ampere and shoegaze in Kindling, has a new solo project called Gold Dust born out of his longtime love of ’60s and ’70s folk-rock. A self-titled album is arriving at the end of the week, and we’ve already heard lovely early tracks “Oh Well” and “Into Clouds.” Today, we’re getting one more, the gorgeously warm “Broo...
Tags: Music, Easthampton, New Music, Kindling, Ampere, Gold Dust, Stephen Pierce, Brookside Cemetery Blues Listen

Gold Dust – “Oh Well”

Stephen Pierce has made hardcore music with Ampere and shoegaze with Kindling and the Easthampton, MA-based musician also has a long-running interest in folk music from the ’60s and ’70s, which is what he’s channeling in his new solo project Gold Dust. Today, Pierce is announcing its debut album, also called Gold Dust.
Tags: Music, Easthampton, New Music, Pierce, Kindling, Ampere, Gold Dust, Stephen Pierce

Prison labor in Massachusetts is used to manufacture Blue Lives Matter merchandise

As long as prisons exist, I've generally been a fan of the idea behind work release programs like the one in the Maine State Prison system, where incarcerated people learn skills like woodworking that will help them get jobs upon release. Or at least, it's the least worst work-related prison program I've come across. Most people who spend time in prison are usually driven there through a series of events complicated by poverty, so it makes sense to provide them with rehabilitative opportunities ...
Tags: Post, News, Massachusetts, US, Prison Reform, Prison labor, Easthampton, Newton Massachusetts, Maine State Prison, Mass Incarceration, Blue Lives Matter, Bill Humphrey, Massachusetts Department of Corrections, Prison-industrial Complex, Daily Hampshire Gazette, Masshole

SolaBlock’s “Solar Masonry Unit” projected for mid-2020 market release

Easthampton, MA According to the principals of SolaBlock, LLC, the company’s revolutionary building product, the “Solar Masonry Unit” or SMU, is proceeding toward market availability in the Northeast U.S. during the middle of 2020. “The Solar Mas...
Tags: Radio, Easthampton, SMU, SolaBlock LLC

Chandelier Creative's "Mermaid Ranch" Open Residency in East Hampton: 10-day artist stays throughout the summer in an idyllic setting

Be it the idyllic beauty or a shot at solitude, the Hamptons' century-old art scene continues to foster profound talent. A devotion to the arts runs through museums and studios, residences and artist residencies. East Hampton's Mermaid Ranch—which...... Continue Reading...
Tags: Design, Culture, Artists, Easthampton, Artistresidencies, Residencies, EAST HAMPTON, Mermaidranch, Chandeliercreative, Thehamptons, Creativeagencies

Massachusetts man gets long sentence on child porn charges

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to more than 11 years in federal prison for sending and receiving child pornography online. Federal prosecutors say 38-year-old James J. Smith, of Easthampton, was also sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Springfield to 10 years of probation. Smith pleaded guilty in February in […]
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Ap, Smith, Easthampton, U S District Court, Springfield, Springfield Mass, Nation & World, James J Smith

School finds evidence of sexual misconduct by ex-headmaster

EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — A private boarding school in Massachusetts says it has uncovered credible reports of sexual misconduct by a former headmaster that involved students. ( ) reports that Williston Northampton School in Easthampton sent a letter to the school community this week that said it had four firsthand reports that former headmaster […]
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Ap, Easthampton, Nation & World, EASTHAMPTON Mass, Williston Northampton School

2 Great Places Near Amherst, MA to Visit With Kids

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is fabulous. Just two hours west of Boston and three hours north of New York City, the town of Amherst, Massachusetts snuggles amid rolling hills. Are you seeking a getaway destination that’s yummy for kids and adults alike? Read on, because this region brims with delights… and donuts. Original Maurice Sendak illustrations to explore up close. Destination 1: The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is amazing. It turns out that several high-profile c...
Tags: Travel, Kids, Arts, Learning, Germany, Boston, Massachusetts, New York City, US, Architecture, United States, Northampton, Mommy, Usa: New England, Tourist Attractions, Easthampton

Easthampton Savings Band - Exene

Today’s feature comes to us out of Easthampton, Massachusetts via the EASTHAMPTON SAVINGS BAND, or ESP for short. The four-piece of Jenna Lloyd, Thomas Ferriter, Jeff Lloyd, Les LeBarge is tagged as experimental rock with a very wide… (in post Easthampton Savings Band: Exene from Insomnia Daily Dose. More by this artist at )
Tags: Music, ESP, Easthampton

Review: If You Left

Summary: A seductive novel about a privileged but damaged Manhattan wife whose main source of stability — her marriage — comes under threat, from forces both without and within. For most of their marriage, Althea has fluctuated between extreme depressive and manic states — what she calls “the Tombs” and “the Visions” — and Oliver has been the steady hand that guided her to safety. This summer, Althea decides that she will be different from here on. She will be the loving, sexy wife Oliver want...
Tags: Books, Manhattan, David Foster Wallace, Oliver, Easthampton, Norton, Clem, Julie P, Althea, FSB Associates

Cottage Street Studios open house

The day after I visited the Northampton Book and Book Arts Fair, I headed out to the Montague Book Mill, a fantastic book store that I frequented when I was in graduate school. My route took me through Easthampton, MA and I came across the Cottage Street Studios. It took me a while to realize the fact that I had been there before. The building houses the Garage Annex School, founded by Daniel Kelm. I attended two workshops there, one with Hedi Kyle (Stationery Departures) in 2005 and another wit...
Tags: Julie Chen, Letterpress, General Crafts, Daniel Kelm, Studio, Cottage Street Studios, Easthampton, Elissa, Daniel, Riverside, Easthampton MA, Garage Annex School, Hedi Kyle Stationery Departures, Peter Geraty, Praxis Bindery, Riverside Industries