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Getting Set: Shelby County Commission Sets Tax Rate

Carrie Beasley

On Monday, June 21st, the longest day of the year, starting at 3 p.m., the Shelby County Commission, confronting a meager attendance and an agenda that seemed lean to the point of perfunctory, managed, as if on a dare, to extend its regular meeting to the point of nightfall. The confounding issue was the matter […]

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Getting Set: Shelby County Commission Sets Tax Rate

On Monday, June 21st, the longest day of the year, starting at 3 p.m., the Shelby County Commission, confronting a meager attendance and an agenda that seemed lean to the point of perfunctory, managed, as if on a dare, to extend its regular meeting to the point of nightfall. The confounding issue was the matter […]

Listen to the Band

In this week’s cover story, Memphis Flyer music editor Alex Greene takes readers on a tour of producer Matt Ross-Spang’s soon-to-open recording studio, Southern Grooves. Since Ross-Spang is a student of local recording history, references to older, more storied studios abound. But don’t take my word for it — flip to page 12 and see […]

Sound Traditions: Matt Ross-Spang Builds a Studio in Crosstown Concourse

Memphis is rightly known as a city of musicians’ musicians. Whether they stay planted here, like MonoNeon, or move to the coasts where the music industry and its stars are based, they bring a feel and a groove that few others can match. But the city also attracts brilliant players from elsewhere, in search of […]

MEMernet: Grizz Gaming Tops Eastern Conference

A roundup of Memphis on the World Wide Web. #GRNDHRDR Posted to Twitter by NBA 2K League Grizz Gaming, the NBA 2K League affiliate of the Memphis Grizzlies, tops the East Conference this season with three weekend wins over Blazer5 Gaming, the Portland Trail Blazers affiliate, and a 9-1 record. Here’s how Grizz Gaming guard […]