SHARING SONGS: Jesse Stockton releases new album ‘Papoose’

  While it’s not rare for me to sit and listen to an album from start to finish, it’s not often I get lost in the stories, sonnets and sonics of a record. Last week Jesse Stockton dropped his latest release, “Papoose,” an indie-folk-rock collection from the last 17 years. From its opening track “All Twisted Up,” which shakes (perhaps playfully kicks) you awake with … Continue reading SHARING SONGS: Jesse Stockton releases new album ‘Papoose’

TAKE THE MIC(TURN): MicTurn app wraps first original song contest

  Wilmington’s Jason Ashby and Kennon Young just closed entries for their first original song contest on Sunday via their MicTurn app. With 59 entries (and the nonprofit 100 Men Who Care in Wilmington matching each $5 entry donation with $10), they raised $590 for Meals For Heroes. “Nothing crazy but it feels great to give back in any way,” Ashby says. Submissions were open … Continue reading TAKE THE MIC(TURN): MicTurn app wraps first original song contest