Nosebleeds is a bite-size publication showcasing creative folk from music, film and the arts. Anna Hanson is a fiscal year 2022 recipient of a Creative Support for Individuals grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
Zane Carney, 37, is known by many for his intricate mastery of jazz guitar. But one might be surprised to hear him playing for a diverse set of artists like Thundercat, Avril Lavigne, Justin Timberlake, and Sia.
Astute listeners, however, may be able to distinguish his sound by the way his guitar converses with the rest of the instruments in a song or performance. The stories he builds on the
foundations of the fretboard are found few and far between in the music industry.
“In The Year 2000” (It sounds better if you have Conan say it with a flashlight under his chin), Cameron Crowe released the film Almost Famous. Philip Seymour Hoffman played the character “Lester Bangs,” a reluctant mentor to the main character “William Miller.” Miller shows up, bright eyed, bushy tailed and very, very young...
Historically, the 1500’s were an interesting time but the jury is still out on whether or not they were that great time to have lived in. But there was this dude, Michelangelo (ever heard of him), who wascommissioned to build a bronze horse for Pope Julius II only to have it melted down for a cannon....
Michelangelo Buonarroti said, “The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short, but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.” If you don’t know who that is, he was the ninja turtle with the orange mask. The man’s an artist with nunchakus...