Mariachi Mexico Antiguo sees themselves as having a responsibility to share their culture and promote a culture of appreciation for mariachi music while inspiring future generations of mariachi musicians to build upon their legacy in the Connecticut River Valley.
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Larry Larry (2018)
Larry is truly an engineer and influencer of sound in the Pioneer Valley and throughout Massachusetts.
There’s a Method to the Madness: Change Ringing in Northampton (2018)
The Smith College Change Ringing group based out of the Mendenhall Tower at Smith College is incredibly enthusiastic about the sounds created by bells and sharing that joy with others.
Soundtracks: Roller Derby in the Valley (2018)
Pioneer Valley Roller Derby is a member-run and -organized flat-track roller derby league in Florence, MA.
Sonic Routes (2018)
Transportation is one of the central functions of music. When we listen to music, we’re transported into a new soundscape shaped by myriad, swirling frequencies, harmonies, and colors of instruments, voices, and sounds.
Grandfather’s Medicine: Intertribal Powwow Music in Western Massachusetts (2017)
Grandfather’s Medicine explores the history of the group and the enduring presence of Native American powwow music in Western Massachusetts.
It Takes More Than Two: Argentine Tango in the Pioneer Valley (2017)
Argentine tango, as it is performed and danced today, was developed in the middle of the twentieth century in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Montevideo, Uruguay. Today, it is danced all over the world, and the Pioneer Valley is no exception.
Calling All Horns: French Horn Playing in the Pioneer Valley (2017)
There has long been a thriving community of horn players in the Pioneer Valley, especially in Belchertown and Amherst, where a supportive cohort of horn players is long established.
Building Klez-munity: The Diverse Klezmer Music Scene in the Pioneer Valley (2017)
Building Klez-munity focuses on three musicians who are deeply involved in the klezmer music scene around the valley and the bands they work with.
Ask a Punk: An Incomplete Portrait of Western Mass DIY (2017)
Western Mass DIY (Do-It-Yourself concert organizing) has been notable for decades, yet still somehow manages to keep itself somewhat hidden in plain sight.