It seems music is always playing – even if its just in the background. With this in mind, we asked this month’s writers, photographers, and story subjects to tell us what music filled the silence as they worked on the May 2012 issue.
We’ve assembled these songs into the music playlist below. So find a comfortable spot, kick back with this month’s Our State, and listen to the soundtrack for a richer experience.
Western North Carolina is at its most stunning when autumn arrives and the leaves burst into color. Before you head out leaf-peeping this fall, check in weekly to see what colors our experts are seeing at 22 of our favorite mountain spots.
We’ve picked a bushel of North Carolina apples in every form — from pies to pottery to cider — to enjoy from the first perfect, blue-sky day of October through chilly Halloween. That’s one for each day of the month!