net-zero recording studio

The Green Scene—A Net-zero Recording Studio in Vermont

By Jaimie Scanlon Let’s face it; the music industry doesn’t exactly have a reputation for being earth friendly. From gas-guzzling tour buses, supercharged lighting and sound equipment, and throngs of straw-sucking fans at festivals (Remember those days?), the business can be tough on the environment. But there are some signs of green sprouting up between […]

Muscle Shoals

Muscle Shoals Home of the Famous FAME Studios

Celebrated in the Lynyrd Skynyrd song “Sweet Home Alabama,” Muscle Shoals, Alabama, is located in the Northwest corner of the state, on the Tennessee River. The area held by a Yuchi Indian tribe until the 1800s has long-established connections to music. The natives who were removed from the land and sent to Indian Territory of Oklahoma called the river the Singing River because they believed a woman who lived along the bank sang to them.