Bear in Heaven/Lower Dens/Sun Airway Pics
Pics from last night’s Bear in Heaven/Lower Dens/Sun Airway show at The Bishop courtesy of Mr. Ryan Dorgan. Click the pic to view the gallery.
Funk Friday: James Brown, “Down And Out In...
Chit-Chat: An Interview with Jon Barthmus of Sun...
Janel Campbell chatted with Jonn Barthmus of Sun Airway and formerly of the A-sides. Their debut album, Nocturne of Exploded Chandelier, hit shelves this week (Pitchfork likey to the tune of a 7.8) and they themselves hit the stage tonight at The Bishop opening for Bear in Heaven. Ruminations on creating the new album and life on a new label after the jump. Bonus video of the band at CMJ as...
Bear In Heaven: A Live Primer
Bear In Heaven are returning to The Bishop on Thursday with rising stars Sun Airway and Lower Dens. The gentleman of Bear In Heaven have been busy since their packed to the gills show in January - touring with Metric and playing clubs and festivals across Europe. With a remix album on the horizon and Hometapes stepping up their label game, Bear In Heaven are on a roll. After the jump, prep...
Get To Know Sun Airway
Sun Airway is a collaboration from ex-A-Sides members Patrick Marsceill and Jon Barthmus. The result is blissful indie-pop considered by some to be the apex of where The Strokes meets Animal Collective. Though just two men, their songs are layered soundscapes that create an atmospheric sound that is infinitely larger than they. While making a name for themselves with remixes of Dolorean and here...
High On Fire + Torche + Kylesa Pics
Last Monday Bloomington got a little bit more metal than normal when High On Fire stopped by the Bluebird with Torche and Kylesa. Grant Heger expanded his musical horizons as he fought through the crowd to capture the evening. Click the pic above to view his gallery.
Pierced Arrows played one hell of a show last Friday at The Video Saloon w/ Hard Candy Hearts and Taylor Swaim braved the manic, elated crowd-surfig masses to capture the night. Click the pic to view her gallery.
Friday Funk: Frankie Beverly and Maze,...
Spirit of '68 Fall 2010 Mix Part II
Summer has given way to fall and with that we present a mix of shows coming Bloomington way this fall and winter. So download, listen and ready yourself for what is hitting Bloomington stages in the coming weeks. Tracks and shows included: PIERCED ARROWS w/ Hard Candy Hearts at The Video Saloon October 15 JAILL w/ Secrets Between Sailors & We Are Hex at The Bishop Tuesday October 19 BEAR IN...
Lower Dens: Tiny Desk Concert
Lower Dens is the latest project from Baltimore-by-way-of-Texas singer Jana Hunter. After releasing three solo albums on Devendra Banhart and Andy Cabic of Vetiver’s Gnomonsong label, Hunter sought out a band and the result is Lower Dens, named Maryland’s Best New Band by the Boston Phoenix and acclaim from critics across the interwebs. On Thursday October 28th Lower Dens comes to...
Deerhoof and Stars Pics
Last week’s run of high quality entertainment ended with back -t-back nights of Deerhoof w/ Xiu Xiu and Stars w/ Wild Nothing. Grant Heger was on the scene for both, click the pics below to see his galleries. Deerhoof w/ Xiu Xiu & Father Murphy at Rhino’s Stars w/ Wild Nothing at The Bluebird
Friday Funk: Anthony Hamilton, “Do You Feel...
Matt Pond PA at The Bishop pics
This past Sunday Matt Pond PA returned to Bloomington, stopping by The Bishop with Company and The Calumet Reel. We dispatched Ryan Dorgan to capture the evening. Click the picture below to view the gallery.
The Thermals at Rhino's Pics
Last night The Thermals rocked Rhino’s with an assist from Cymbals Eat Guitars and Good Luck. We dispatched Taylor Swaim to shoot the fun. Click the pic below for the photo gallery.
Yeasayer and Hold Steady pics
Last Thursday Indiana was doubly treated to Yeasayer at The Bluebird in Bloomington and The Hold Steady at The Vogue in Indianapolis. We sent Grant Heger up to Indy and Julia Rickles to The Bluebird to capture the magic. Click the pics to see their galleries.