The Local Original: Artists of the 941 are called to crank it up once again with submissions for Noise Ordinance 2 now being accepted

Published December 8, 2010 If you happened to attend the first incarnation of Noise Ordinance back in February, then you have a pretty good idea why it won the title of “Best Local Music Festival” in our Best of the Suncoast Readers’ Poll last month. The hyper-local, yet intriguingly unfamiliar gathering helped to introduce the various sub-scenes of our […]

WSLR shake-up: A change at Sarasota’s community radio station leaves the anti-noise ordinance movement without one of its most prominent voices

Published April 21, 2010 TERRY “T-BONE” RHODES: “I’m going to get behind [the scene] one way or another” For the past year Music Scene and Be Seen — broadcast on WSLR 96.5 LPFM — has been Sarasota’s only radio show focused wholly on local original music. Terry “T-Bone” Rhodes started the project with that goal in mind, […]

Online organizing: Music Scene and Be Seen launches a new website in an effort to unify supporters of original live music

Published February 17, 2010 If you turn your FM dial to WSLR 96.5 from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday afternoons you will hear a pair of radio personalities that have become Sarasota’s biggest voices against unfair noise regulations. Terry “T-Bone” Rhodes and his sidekick, Chris “Quazi” Young, invite guests onto their community radio show, Music Scene […]