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The Innocence Mission
The Innocence Mission is an American indie folk band from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, composed of Karen Peris (née McCullough), her husband (and fellow guitarist) Don Peris, and Mike Bitts (on bass guitar). Although all members of the band have contributed to their music, Karen Peris is their main writer. History The band was formed in 1980 when the members met during a Catholic school production of ''Godspell''. Before being signed to a record label, the band was originally called ''Masquerade'' and played covers at local clubs, events and at Lancaster Catholic High School (the alma mater of the band members). Within a few years, the band began to write original music and released a self-funded EP titled ''Tending the Rose Garden'' in 1986, of which only 1,000 copies were produced. The song "Shadows" from the EP was recorded by Amy Grant on her 1988 album ''Lead Me On (Amy Grant album), Lead Me On. Their The Innocence Mission (album), self-titled debut album was rele ...
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Alternative Rock
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock, or simply alternative) is a category of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1970s and became widely popular in the 1990s. "Alternative" refers to the genre's distinction from Popular culture, mainstream or commercial rock or pop music. The term's original meaning was broader, referring to a generation of musicians unified by their collective debt to either the musical style or simply the independent, DIY ethic, DIY ethos of punk rock, which in the late 1970s laid the groundwork for alternative music.di Perna, Alan. "Brave Noise—The History of Alternative Rock Guitar". ''Guitar World''. December 1995. In September 1988, Billboard (magazine), ''Billboard'' introduced "alternative" into their charting system to reflect the rise of the format across radio stations in the United States by stations like KROQ-FM in Los Angeles and WQBU-FM, WDRE-FM in New York, which were playing music from ...
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Philadelphia Media Network
The Philadelphia Inquirer, LLC (formerly Philadelphia Media Network (PMN)) is an American media company. It owns ''The Philadelphia Inquirer#Corporate ownership, The Philadelphia Inquirer'' and ''Philadelphia Daily News''. The company is owned by The Philadelphia Foundation, a nonprofit organization in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. History Philadelphia Media Network, then including the newspapers' joint web portal Philly.com, was formed and initially owned by the creditors of Philadelphia Media Holdings (PMH), acquired out of Chapter 11, Title 11, United States Code, Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company sold its inherited community newspaper division in December 2010. A group of local investors—under the corporate name of Interstate General Media LLC—bought the company for $55 million in April 2012. Publisher and chief executive officer Greg Osberg stepped down on 11 May 2012. He was replaced by Bob Hall, 67, the publisher of the ''Daily News'' and ''Inquirer'' ...
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Party Of Five
''Party of Five'' is an American television teen Adolescence ()''Macmillan Dictionary for Students'' Macmillan, Pan Ltd. (1981), page 14, 456. Retrieved July 15, 2010. is a transitional stage of Developmental biology, physical and psychological Human development (biology), development that g ... and family drama In film and television show, television, drama is a category of narrative fiction (or docudrama, semi-fiction) intended to be more serious than humour, humorous in tone. Drama of this kind is usually qualified with additional terms that specif ... created by Christopher Keyser Christopher Adam Keyser (born 1960) is an American producer and writer of primetime dramas. He is best known for creating the television series ''The Society (TV series), The Society'' and ''Party of Five''. Early life Keyser was born to a America ... and Amy Lippman Amy Lippman is an American television producer and writer. Biography In 1985, Lippman graduated from Harvard Universi ...
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Dream For An Insomniac
''Dream for an Insomniac'' is a 1995 (released in 1998) romantic comedy film written and directed by Tiffanie DeBartolo and starring Ione Skye, Jennifer Aniston, Mackenzie Astin and Michael Landes. Plot synopsis Frankie (Ione Skye) works at her uncle Leo's Cafe Blue Eyes in San Francisco (named in honor of family friend Frank Sinatra), and is hoping to meet her ideal lover, ideally one with blue eyes like Sinatra, while going to auditions with her friend Allison (Jennifer Aniston). Frankie suffers from insomnia, and has not slept through the night since childhood, when her parents were killed in a car accident. She spends most of her time at night reading. Writer David Shrader (Mackenzie Astin), takes a job at the cafe, and Frankie falls in love with him, while he attempts to cure her insomnia, she reads his writings, and the two take turns reciting philosophical quotes and guessing their source. The film is shot in black and white until Frankie sees David, when the film switches t ...
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Empire Records
''Empire Records'' is a 1995 American Coming-of-age story, coming-of-age comedy-drama film directed by Allan Moyle, starring Anthony LaPaglia, Maxwell Caulfield, Debi Mazar, Rory Cochrane, Johnny Whitworth, Robin Tunney, Renée Zellweger, and Liv Tyler. The film follows a group of record store employees over the course of one exceptional day. The employees try to stop the store from being sold to a large chain, and learn about each other along the way. The film generated generally negative reviews and Box-office bomb, major losses at the domestic US box office at its release. It went on to become a cult hit, and several of its stars launched successful careers. Plot At an independent record store in Delaware named Empire Records, employee Lucas has been tasked by store manager Joe with closing the store for the first time. While counting the day's receipts in Joe's office, Lucas discovers that Empire Records is about to be sold and converted into a branch of ''Music Town'', a la ...
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Camper Van Beethoven
Camper Van Beethoven is an American rock Rock most often refers to: * Rock (geology) A rock is any naturally occurring solid mass or aggregate of minerals or mineraloid matter. It is categorized by the minerals included, its Chemical compound, chemical composition and the way in w ... band formed in Redlands, California Redlands ( ) is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, 2010 census, the city had a population of 68,747, up from 63,591 at the 2000 United States Census, 2000 census. The population was e ... in 1983, later based in Santa Cruz Santa Cruz (or Santacruz) is a Spanish language, Spanish or Portuguese language, Portuguese term meaning "holy cross" and referring to the Christian cross, cross on which Crucifixion of Jesus, Jesus was crucified. Santa Cruz may also refer to: Pl ... and San Francisco San Francisco (; Spanish Spanish may refer to: * Items from or related to Spain: **Spaniards, ...
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Dennis Herring
Dennis Herring is an American record producer A record producer is a recording project's creative and technical leader, commanding studio time and coaching artists, and in popular genres typically creates the song's very sound and structure.Virgil Moorefield"Introduction" ''The Producer as ..., engineer, mixer, and musician. Herring has produced for The Hives The Hives are a Swedish Rock music, rock band that rose to prominence in the early 2000s during the Post-punk revival, Garage Rock Revival. Their mainstream success came with the release of the album ''Veni Vidi Vicious'', containing the single ..., Elvis Costello Declan Patrick McManus, OBE The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry An order of chivalry, order of knighthood, chivalric order, or equestrian order is an order of knights typically founded during o ..., Counting Crows Counting Crows is an American rock band from Berkeley, California Berkeley ( ) is ...
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Glow (The Innocence Mission Album)
''Glow'' is the third album by the American folk rock band the Innocence Mission, released in 1995 on A&M Records. Musically, it marks a radical departure for the group, as the Sundays/10,000 Maniacs-inspired dream pop aesthetic found on their first two albums was replaced by a more straightforward, cleaner Rock music, rock sound. The album was recorded over a several-month period at Kingsway Studios, New Orleans, Louisiana and Bad Animals Studios, Seattle, Washington (U.S. state), Washington. Track listing # "Keeping Awake" – 3:58 # "Bright As Yellow" – 3:32 # "Brave" – 3:49 # "That Was Another Country" – 4:18 # "Speak Our Minds" – 2:54 # "Happy, The End" – 3:38 # "Our Harry" – 2:21 # "Go" – 3:06 # "Everything's Different Now" – 3:16 # "Spinning" – 3:13 # "There" – 3:55 # "I Hear You Say So" – 2:11 All songs written by Karen Peris except "Keeping Awake", music by Don and Karen Peris. "Bright As Yellow" "Bright As Yellow", the album's only official singl ...
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Umbrella (The Innocence Mission Album)
''Umbrella'' is the second album by the American alternative folk Indie folk is a music genre that arose in the 1990s among musicians from indie rock scenes influenced by contemporary folk music, folk music. Indie folk hybridizes the acoustic guitar melodies of Folk music#Traditional folk music, traditional folk ... band the Innocence Mission The Innocence Mission is an indie folk band composed of Karen Peris (née McCullough), her husband (and fellow guitarist) Don Peris, and Mike Bitts (on bass guitar). The band was formed in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, when the members met during a Cath .... It was recorded in two months in several studios in Los Angeles, California, Kingston Kingston may refer to: Places * List of places called Kingston, including the four most populated: ** Kingston, Jamaica ** City of Kingston, Victoria, Australia ** Kingston, Ontario, Canada ** Kingston upon Thames, England Animals * Kingston (ho ..., New York, and New York City, including the Kiva, Dr ...
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Prometheus Global Media
Prometheus Global Media was a New York City New York, often called New York City to distinguish it from New York State New York is a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magazine'', a monthly magazine published by the U.S. Department of ...-based B2B media company. The company was formed in December 2009, when Nielsen Company Nielsen Holdings PLC is an American, UK-domiciled, information, data and market measurement firm. Nielsen operates in over 100 countries and employs approximately 44,000 people worldwide. The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange ... sold its entertainment and media division to a private equity Private equity (PE) typically refers to investment funds, generally organized as limited partnerships, that buy and restructure companies that are not publicly traded. Private equity is a type of equity and one of the asset classes consisti ...-backed group led by Pluribus Capital Man ...
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Billboard (magazine)
''Billboard'' (stylized in all lowercase Letter case (or just case) is the distinction between the Letter (alphabet), letters that are in larger uppercase or capitals (or more formally ''majuscule'') and smaller lowercase (or more formally ''minuscule'') in the written representation ...) is an American magazine and website that produces news, video, opinion, reviews, events, and style related to the music industry The music industry consists of the individuals and organizations that earn money by Musical composition, writing songs and musical compositions, creating and selling Sound recording and reproduction, recorded music and sheet music, presenting .... It is for its music charts A record chart, also called a music chart, is a ranking of Sound recording and reproduction, recorded music according to certain criteria during a given period. Many different criteria are used in worldwide charts, often in combination. These in ..., including the Hot 100 The ...
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Larry Klein
Larry Klein (born 1956) is an American musician, songwriter, and record producer. He is based in Los Angeles. He began his career as a bassist, playing with jazz artists Willie Bobo, Freddie Hubbard, Carmen McRae, Joe Henderson, Bobby Hutcherson, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Bobby McFerrin, and Dianne Reeves. As a bass player he has also worked with artists such as Bob Dylan, Robbie Robertson, Peter Gabriel, Don Henley, Lindsey Buckingham, and Randy Newman. As a record producer, Klein is a four-time Grammy Awards, Grammy Award winner, for his work on albums by Joni Mitchell and Herbie Hancock, and has been nominated for six additional Grammy Awards, including three nominations for Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical, Producer of the Year. Klein has produced more than 100 albums during his career, for musicians such as Joni Mitchell, Herbie Hancock, Shawn Colvin, Holly Cole, Madeleine Peyroux, Melody Gardot, Walter Becker and Tracy Chapman. Early life and ...
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