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Kyle Hollingsworth Leaks Summer Camp 2017 Line Up

Kyle Hollingsworth surprised fans by going live from the Summer Camp Music Festival facebook page with a sneak peak at the second round of artist announcements.In true Kyle fashion, he let's us know that Gov't Mule, The Disco Biscuits, Yonder Mountain String Band, The Everyone Orchestra, Turkuaz, Larry Keel, Family...

Chart | Cutting Arts Funding, .002% Of The Budget At A Time

[fbilke]So much "real news" is getting mixed in with our music news these days.  While federal funding for programs like the National Endowment of the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, and Corporation For Public Broadcasting may not directly affect the majority of music we report on at Tomorrow's Verse, they do help...

NatGeo Piece On "Dark Star" Cave Contains Uncanny, Unintentional Grateful Dead References

No matter how you slice it, Michael Synnott's National Geographic piece on a system of high altitude caves is a fascinating read.  But the cave also happens to be named "Dark Star", which itself should bring a smile to a Deadhead's face.Let's be clear, the name was inspired not by The Dead's...

DataViz | Making It In The Music Industry

This is a fascinating subject that I've thought way too much about: how likely is it that a band moves from clubs to theaters and larger venues?For some bands, simply headlining any venue is the reward, but others strive to move on, climbing the ladder to bigger and bigger rooms in time.Russell...

Science and $843 Million Will Buy You An Acoustically Perfect Concert Hall

Your favorite band may not be playing here anytime soon, but if this classical auditorium in Hamburg Germany -- part of a complex called Elbphilharmonie -- ever starts expanding its programming, maybe start looking into plane tickets?It is designed, by algorithm, to be an acoustically perfect room.  The 10,000 unique acoustic panels give it...

A YEMSG Infographic and Chance To Win Some Phishy Prizes

As the Phish world prepares for the tenth Madison Square Garden Phish New Year's Eve show, our friends at the Mockingbird Foundation are busy celebrating the occasion.This infographic isn't as data intensive as, say, our Phish Rotation Chart or Tour Announcement Chart, but it does have some nice graphics, provides a cool reminder of...

Genius Sampling Genius, Visualized

There are music related charts and visuals, and then there's this.The visual savants at Polygraph have gone beyond your typical data visualization and have created something interactive, educational, and altogether fascinating.In attempt to explain how a modern day genius, Robert Glasper, processes and samples the late great Miles Davis tune "The...

Phish Events, Twitter Ranked By Importance

This morning, the always provocative @yemblog #yembconvo posed a simple, but interesting question.YEMblog Conversation: Rank the following in importance to you to attend: #phish festival, Dicks, Halloween run, New Years run #yembconvo YEMblog (@YEMblog) September 2, 2016While looking at the invdividual answers is enlightening, the aggregate is truly fascinating.Using a simple methodology --&...

The Genius Of James Jamerson Visualized

Apparently, this has been around since early last year, but it's the first time it's been on my radar.Here's a graphic score of James Jamerson's bassline on Stevie Wonder's "I Was Made To Love Her".It's quite beautiful for a number of reasons.  It truly shows the genius of what Jamerson brought to...

Watch Spotify's Documentary On The National's Day Of The Dead Compilation

Spotify has released a documentary on Day Of The Dead, the massive, all-star Grateful Dead compilation spearheaded by the National and released in May.Recording more than six hours of material over six years, the project benefitted the Red Hot Organization, and was certainly one of the most ambitious compilations in recent times.Following the...