TUT
The Underground
Talent

photo by TUT

TUT, The Underground Talent, is a mysterious, ephemeral group of gifted creators: producers, musicians, DJs, MCees, models, photographers.

They burbled their way to the surface of my pond through social media.

Am I good at using social media to find things?

photo by TUT

photo by TUT

Or is TUT good at using social media to promote things?

Thanks to the internet, the twain met.

TUT’s creator, as you can see in our interview above, is a young, dynamic, visionary.

photo by TUT

photo by TUT

He has attracted other such talented people to him, peers, as well as much older and more established artists.

photo by TUT

photo by TUT

At fourteen he was promoting raves when he realized he wanted to do his own shows and created TUT to facilitate that dream.

The power of youth is transformational.

The TUT website.

TUT on Twitter.

TUT on Soundcloud. We hear they are dropping a new mix tape on Tuesday.

Julia Freeman photo by TUT

Julia Freeman photo by TUT

Notes

I believe TUT initially hit my screen through either our interview with Baby Winsch or a Raleigh artist/model who you will be hearing more from in the future.

Aaron Mandel

Aaron Mandel is a writer and an accomplished public speaker. He is the publisher of the Clarion Content. For more than a decade, the Clarion Content has covered Durham’s arts, politics, music, and cultural milieu. From breaking news stories to the hottest local acts, the Clarion Content is on the scene. The Clarion Content published more than twenty distinguished guest columnists and garnered nearly a million views. Mandel is a volunteer for the Durham Mighty Pen Literacy Project and serves as the President of the Board of Sustain-A-Bull Durham, a local small business collective with more than 200 members. He writes regularly on the Clarion Content and has been quietly writing fiction since the 4th grade. Mandel has been published in the Raleigh News and Observer. He has also produced numerous art shows, including, “Durham under Development”. He was a featured speaker at “The State of Publishing” conference. He has presented to Durham Chamber of Commerce, “Chamber U” on the “New Media”. He has also served as the play-by-play announcer for the D.B.L., a Durham youth basketball league. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Religious Studies from Indiana University in Bloomington. An avid policy debater at Indiana and a Nation Debate Tournament qualifier, Mandel was also a member of the New Jersey State Champion two-person Policy Debate Team. He has lived in North Carolina, New Jersey, California, Texas, Illinois, Colorado, Indiana, and Baja California, Mexico.

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