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Featured image for “Black Kids and Visitation Keyboardist and Singer Ali Youngblood’s Gear Essentials”
May 14, 2024

Black Kids and Visitation Keyboardist and Singer Ali Youngblood’s Gear Essentials

Featured image for “With New Memoir and Music, Jacksonville Artist Jennifer Chase Makes Sense Out of a Lifetime of Artistic Serenity and Insanity ”
May 14, 2024

With New Memoir and Music, Jacksonville Artist Jennifer Chase Makes Sense Out of a Lifetime of Artistic Serenity and Insanity 

Featured image for “Duval Singer Ebonique’s New Album ‘alterEBO’ is a Contemporary Spin on Millennium-Era R&B”
April 29, 2024

Duval Singer Ebonique’s New Album ‘alterEBO’ is a Contemporary Spin on Millennium-Era R&B

Featured image for “Duval Indie Pop Lord Luci Lind on Catching Songs Like Fireflies”
April 16, 2024

Duval Indie Pop Lord Luci Lind on Catching Songs Like Fireflies

Featured image for “Jax Musician Kennie Mason on ‘My Dog Ate My Patriotism,’ her noisy debut album as Siichaq”
April 12, 2024

Jax Musician Kennie Mason on ‘My Dog Ate My Patriotism,’ her noisy debut album as Siichaq

Featured image for “Jacksonville Band Ducats Offers Worthy Psych-Rock Delights on New Single, “Uggo Druggo””
April 12, 2024

Jacksonville Band Ducats Offers Worthy Psych-Rock Delights on New Single, “Uggo Druggo”

Featured image for “The Gear that Jacksonville Band Folk Is People Employs to Achieve their Ever-Evolving American-Roots-Inspired Sound”
April 8, 2024

The Gear that Jacksonville Band Folk Is People Employs to Achieve their Ever-Evolving American-Roots-Inspired Sound

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March 27, 2024

Watch Jacksonville Artists’ 2024 Tiny Desk Contest Videos

Featured image for “Bad Madonna’s Alexis Rhode Goes Solo as ROADIE, Shares First Single “Ball of String””
March 15, 2024

Bad Madonna’s Alexis Rhode Goes Solo as ROADIE, Shares First Single “Ball of String”

Featured image for “Latest from Duval-to-NYC Musician Alexei Shishkin is a Quality Byrds-Style Flight Plan”
March 14, 2024

Latest from Duval-to-NYC Musician Alexei Shishkin is a Quality Byrds-Style Flight Plan

Featured image for “How Jacksonville Synth Wizard James Scott Rubia Spins Swamp-Pop Sounds as Animal Clinic”
March 14, 2024

How Jacksonville Synth Wizard James Scott Rubia Spins Swamp-Pop Sounds as Animal Clinic

Featured image for “Annie Dukes Have a Hankering for “Cherry” on Hot-Blooded New Single”
March 8, 2024

Annie Dukes Have a Hankering for “Cherry” on Hot-Blooded New Single

Featured image for “Duval Indie-Pop Impresario HUAN Delivers an Anthemic Takedown with “Finer Things””
February 28, 2024

Duval Indie-Pop Impresario HUAN Delivers an Anthemic Takedown with “Finer Things”

Featured image for “Erica Reese Spirals Through Shoegaze on Hooky New Single “Pretty””
February 23, 2024

Erica Reese Spirals Through Shoegaze on Hooky New Single “Pretty”

Featured image for “Here’s How Jax Indie-Rockers Seagate Use Analog & Digital Gear to Achieve their Garage-y Sound”
February 21, 2024

Here’s How Jax Indie-Rockers Seagate Use Analog & Digital Gear to Achieve their Garage-y Sound

Featured image for “On “Love,” The Something Specials Offer Up a Low-Key Exit Strategy for Contemporary Romantics”
February 20, 2024

On “Love,” The Something Specials Offer Up a Low-Key Exit Strategy for Contemporary Romantics

Featured image for “On New EP, Jacksonville Hip-Hop Artist Willie Evans Jr. Explores High-Level Concepts with Nuanced Cool”
February 13, 2024

On New EP, Jacksonville Hip-Hop Artist Willie Evans Jr. Explores High-Level Concepts with Nuanced Cool

Featured image for “Jax Musician Madison Hughes to Open for ‘90s Country Queen Terri Clark at the Florida Theatre”
January 18, 2024

Jax Musician Madison Hughes to Open for ‘90s Country Queen Terri Clark at the Florida Theatre

Featured image for “Duval Jazz Collective Madre Vaca Share a Surprising, Stellar Coltrane-Meets-King Arthur Concept Album”
January 12, 2024

Duval Jazz Collective Madre Vaca Share a Surprising, Stellar Coltrane-Meets-King Arthur Concept Album

Featured image for “A New Six-Song EP from Duval Soul/Hip-Hop Collective L.O.V.E. Culture Maintains Their Vibrational Pull”
January 8, 2024

A New Six-Song EP from Duval Soul/Hip-Hop Collective L.O.V.E. Culture Maintains Their Vibrational Pull

Featured image for “How Singer Cortnie Frazier Wrote Coyboi’s Stunning Love Song, “Violets””
January 3, 2024

How Singer Cortnie Frazier Wrote Coyboi’s Stunning Love Song, “Violets”

Featured image for “L.O.V.E. Culture Announce New EP ‘Vol. 3,’ Share Details of Listening Party at The Walrus”
December 27, 2023

L.O.V.E. Culture Announce New EP ‘Vol. 3,’ Share Details of Listening Party at The Walrus

Featured image for “Cory Driscoll and Tianna DiSalvo Duet on Eureka Springs’ Upbeat Ode to Friendship ”
December 20, 2023

Cory Driscoll and Tianna DiSalvo Duet on Eureka Springs’ Upbeat Ode to Friendship 

Featured image for “RickoLus Is Homesick Away From Home in “New York” Video”
December 18, 2023

RickoLus Is Homesick Away From Home in “New York” Video

Featured image for “The Latest from St. Augustine’s King Peach is a Tasty Throttling of Anthemic Postcore Rock”
December 17, 2023

The Latest from St. Augustine’s King Peach is a Tasty Throttling of Anthemic Postcore Rock

Featured image for “St. Augustine’s Kevin PM Shares Idyllic Debut Album ‘burning’”
December 11, 2023

St. Augustine’s Kevin PM Shares Idyllic Debut Album ‘burning’

Featured image for “23 Local Songs We Loved in ‘23”
December 8, 2023

23 Local Songs We Loved in ‘23

JME contributors pick their favorite songs made by Jacksonville-area artists this year

Featured image for “Jacksonville Indie-Soul/R&B Singer Sailor Goon Fires Up the Winter with New Single, “Weathered””
December 5, 2023

Jacksonville Indie-Soul/R&B Singer Sailor Goon Fires Up the Winter with New Single, “Weathered”

Featured image for “Jacksonville Death-Metal Band Parasite Disciple Dismantle Religious Hypocrisy”
December 4, 2023

Jacksonville Death-Metal Band Parasite Disciple Dismantle Religious Hypocrisy

Featured image for “Jax Indie Band Teal Peel Shares Debut Album Ahead of Vinyl Release Show on WJCT Soundstage ”
December 1, 2023

Jax Indie Band Teal Peel Shares Debut Album Ahead of Vinyl Release Show on WJCT Soundstage 

Featured image for “How RickoLus Wrote His New Heartfelt, Cinematic Single, “New York””
December 1, 2023

How RickoLus Wrote His New Heartfelt, Cinematic Single, “New York”

Featured image for “‘Tapes Volume 1,’ New Release from Jax Indie-Rock Band Seagate, is a Fine and Furious Collection”
November 30, 2023

‘Tapes Volume 1,’ New Release from Jax Indie-Rock Band Seagate, is a Fine and Furious Collection

Featured image for “Jax Band Rosewilder Unveils their Swan Song with Final Single, “Cherry Leaves and Razor Blades””
November 28, 2023

Jax Band Rosewilder Unveils their Swan Song with Final Single, “Cherry Leaves and Razor Blades”

Featured image for “Here’s How Jax’s own Synthy Post-Punk Trio Glass Chapel recorded their single “Foreign Rain””
November 21, 2023

Here’s How Jax’s own Synthy Post-Punk Trio Glass Chapel recorded their single “Foreign Rain”

Featured image for “New Collab from Jax’s Bright Purpel and Culture School Brings a Positive Gradient to Their Soulful Palettes ”
November 14, 2023

New Collab from Jax’s Bright Purpel and Culture School Brings a Positive Gradient to Their Soulful Palettes 

Featured image for “Local Psych-Heads Yaupon Holly Double Down and Break the Bank with their Latest Pummeling Single ”
November 8, 2023

Local Psych-Heads Yaupon Holly Double Down and Break the Bank with their Latest Pummeling Single