Sloss Music and Arts Festival Archive

Welcome to Monotonia – Shaheed & DJ Supreme

Welcome to Monotonia - Shaheed & DJ Supreme
photo: Leah Grace Photography

This week on Welcome to Monotonia, MusicBham features veterans of the Birmingham music scene and Hip Hop movement, Shaheed & DJ Supreme. In this episode, the duo discusses their beginnings, the German Audubon, touring with the Jurassic Five and elevated reading and inspiration.

From the album Knowledge, Rhythm and Understanding OUT NOW on Communicating Vessels. Official Site http://communicatingvessels.com/shahe…
Spotify https://open.spotify.com/track/7nIKgR…
Director/Editor – Ryan Kindahl
Cinematographer…

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Welcome to Monotonia – Lillie Mae

Welcome to Monotonia - Lillie Mae
photo: Leah Grace Englehart

In this episode of Welcome to Monotonia, MusicBham’s Lizzie Thrasher talks to Lillie Mae. You can see her perform live tomorrow, September 27 at Saturn in Birmingham and on September 28 at the Dothan Opera House in Dothan, AL. 

Music video for Lillie Mae’s new single “Over The Hill and Through The Woods” directed by Elise Tyler, from the upcoming album FOREVER AND THEN SOME out April 14th on Third Man Records.
ORDER…

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Welcome to Monotonia – Sunseeker

Welcome to Monotonia - Sunseeker

MusicBham’s very own Channing Estell was lucky enough to catch up with Sun Seeker, a crowd-favorite at this year’s Sloss Music & Arts Festival, and they are this week’s feature interview from Welcome to Monotonia. Sun Seeker’s Ep, Biddeford, is “Cosmic American Music” produced by Third Man Records. They return to Birmingham on Wednesday, September 13 to play Syndicate Lounge.

Birmingham Alabama is bursting at the seams with incredible talent, from an amazing visual arts community to some of the best music in the Southeastern region.  We have all the talent but not a whole lot of resources to find out about it.
Welcome to Monotonia is a Birmingham web series designed to expose the pure raw talent of  both the local and traveling artist and musicians who perform in our city!
Directed & Edited by: Daniel Isaiah Hargett
Produced by: Greg Henderson
Executive Producer: Josh Matthews & Music Bham
Audio Engineer: Daniel Brian Rhodes
Featuring: Channing Estell, Lizzie Thrasher & Sun Seeker
Consulting Producer: Marsha Oglesby
Intern: Sophie Crowe
Special Thanks to: Betsy Kiser & Red Mountain Entertainment, Good Grit Magazine & Third Man Records

 

Also featured here is their latest video for “Won’t Keep Me Up…

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Welcome to Monotonia

Welcome to Monotonia
photo: leahgracephotography.com

MusicBham and Welcome to Monotonia teamed up at this year’s Sloss Music and Arts Festival to present a series of live interviews from some of the best, new and up-and-coming artists to perform this year. In this episode MusicBham’s very on Lizzie Thrasher sits down with local act, Holy Youth.

Birmingham Alabama is bursting at the seams with incredible talent, from an amazing visual arts community to some of the best music in the Southeastern region.  We have all the talent but not a whole lot of resources to find out about it.
Welcome to Monotonia is a Birmingham web series designed to expose the pure raw talent of  both the local and traveling artist and musicians who perform in our city!
Directed & Edited by: Daniel Isaiah Hargett
Produced by: Greg Henderson
Executive Producer: Josh Matthews & Music Bham
Audio Engineer: Daniel Brian Rhodes
Featuring: Channing Estell, Lizzie Thrasher & Holy Youth
Consulting Producer: Marsha Oglesby
Intern: Sophie Crowe
Special Thanks to: Betsy Kiser & Red Mountain Entertainment, Good Grit Magazine
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#slosstix Give-Away Kicks Off Today

#slosstix Give-Away Kicks Off Today

Mother Plug Music and Starr Hill Brewery kick off their #slosstix Give-Away campaign today in conjunction with the second annual Sloss Music & Arts Festival. The campaign will award one lucky winner 2 tickets to the Festival and a “festival survival kit, equipped with branded clothing, hats and everything the winner will need to prepare them for the weekend,” says Mother Plug Music owner, Josh Matthews. “The total package is valued at well over $1,000 in tickets and merchandise.” The festival will be held at the historic Sloss Furnaces, July 16-17, in Birmingham, AL.

In their second year, Sloss Music & Arts Festival will feature Ryan Adams & The Shining, Death Cab for Cutie, Ray Lamontagne, The Flaming Lips, Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, The Arcs and more. For the full festival line-up, visit http://slossfest.com/lineup/.

Starr Hill Brewery is the official beer partner of Sloss Music & Arts Festival. Born in a Charlottesville music hall in 1999, Starr Hill Brewery is the largest independent craft brewer in Virginia. Among the most award-winning craft breweries on the East Coast, Starr Hill has won 21 Great American Beer Festival, World Beer Cup and Great British Beer Festival medals. Starr Hill…

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Sloss Music and Arts Festival

Sloss Music and Arts Festival

Sloss Music and Arts Festival featuring:

Modest Mouse – Avett Brothers

Sturgill Simpson – Band of Horses – Primus – St. Paul & the Broken Bones – Cage the Elephant

Young the Giant – Lord Huron – Tyler, the Creator – Purity Ring – First Aid Kit – Manchester Orchestra – Big Gigantic – The New Pornographers – Robert Delong – Noah Gunderson – Cathedrals – Milo Greene – Paul Thorn – Gabriel Garzon-Montano – Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas – Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires – Grifters – Kaleo – Blank Range – More TBA

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Guide to Sloss Fest, 2015

SlossFest

Modest Mouse may have just produced the best album of their career, quite possibly the best album of 2015, with A Stranger to Ourselves. The Avett Brothers need no introduction. They didn’t have to travel the world to garner the attention of music’s most legendary singers and songwriters, but to see them live it’s clear how passionate and dedicated they are to their fans. These two headliners alone make Sloss Music and Arts Festival the biggest concert ticket Birmingham has seen yet. But what about the rest of the line-up? These two headliners alone make Sloss Music and Arts Festival the biggest concert ticket Birmingham has seen yet. But what about the rest of the line-up?

The music enthusiast already plugged-in knows that these headliners are just the icing on the cake and the rest of the featured artists are well worth the price of admission. But for those of you who are not as plugged in, well allow us here at Mother Plug Music to do our job. This is everything you need to know…

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