GOOD FRIDAY: Kanye West, “Devil In A New...
Friday Funk: King Floyd, “Body...
Anonymous asked: Hey Janel...Did you know there are two brothers on the stage at Russian Recording this Sunday night? Travis Chapman is the bass player with Balmorhea. Austin Chapman is guitar/vocals/etc with Brother John. Nice angle for another piece?
New Elf Power, “Stranger in the...
Stream The Thermals New Record
The Thermals new record, Personal Life, hits stores next Tuesday but you can stream it for free now, in its entirety, courtesy of the good peoples at NPR. First Listen: The Thermals, Personal Life
Chit-Chat: An Interview with Michael Muller of...
Balmorhea is an instrumental quintet hailing from Austin, Texas who make quiet, breathtakingly beautiful compositions. All is Wild, All is Silent, was one of my personal favorite releases of 2009 and Constellations, released this past spring on Western Vinyl, is full of the dark and moody movements that has made them one of my favorite bands recording today. Before their upcoming show September...
Battle of the Bands Final Pics
The summer Battle of the Bands came to an end last night at The Bluebird with Medusa walking away as the winner. Cub photographer Julia R. was on hand to capture the night as it unfolded. Battle of the Bands Final
New Wavves video for their single “Post Acid” off of their stellar new release King of the Beach. Alien vacations, skateboarding, house show rock and make-out sessions and a John Norris cameo because…why not? Coming to Rhino’s September 14 with Christmas Island and Apache Dropout.
New video for “I Don’t Believe You,” the first single off of The Thermals latest album, Personal Life coming out Sept. 7th on Kill Rock Stars. The Thermals themselves will be coming to Rhino’s Tuesday, October 4th with Cymbals Eat Guitars and Good Luck. Sit back and enjoy
Coming soon Bloomington way
Spirit of ‘68 and The Bluebird present… GUIDED BY VOICES at The Bluebird Friday October 29th 9pm $30 Tickets on sale Friday at noon at The Bluebird, Landlocked Music, all Ticketmaster outlets and Ticketmaster.com Guided by Voices on The Jon Stewart show circa 1995 Part 1 Guided by Voices on The Jon Stewart show circa 1995 Part 2
Tonight in Bloomington
Screaming Females bring their high-energy, NJ Basement punk to The Bishop with support from The Brothers Romy’s new metal project Marine Corpse and Fat Shadow, featuring members of Vera Maleta, Erin Tobey and The Door-Keys. Starts at 9:30. Tickets $6 at the door. Screaming Females “I Don’t Mind” video
Listen before you buy: S.Carey's 'All We Grow'
Sean Carey is the talented drummer for folk phenom Bon Iver and also happens to be a talented songwriter in his own right. This fall he is releasing his debut album, All We Grow, on August 24 on Jagjaguwar. Before you head out to your local record emporium next week to pick up the record, listen to it now courtesy of of the good folks at NPR. While your picking up the...
Once upon there was a kid named Justin...
Once upon a time, before Kanye was jetting him off to tropical recording sessions and everyone and their mother was deservedly passing around For Emma, Forever Ago, Justin Vernon was a scruffy and slightly nervous performer making a stop on the Bear’s Place stage with his band Bon Iver with both the accolades and a proper release still on the horizon. Genial and nauseous, he played to a...
Battle of the Bands Semi-Finals @ The Bluebird
Last night at The Bluebird the semifinals of the Battle of the Bands concluded with Medusa and The Broderick joining Morsifer and Throwing Stars in the finals on August 26. Our cub photographer Julia Rickles shot pictures of the musical melee. Link below: Battle of the Bands Semi-Finals at The Bluebird
SCREAMING FEMALES To remain truthful, the first...
I remember the first time I heard Brian Eno’s Music for Airports, and it was the first time I realized music without words could make me feel something. What seems like such an obvious idea was actually this amazing revelation for me because, to me, music was just about the words. Since then I’ve had a fascination with discovering instrumental music that could make me feel that same way. As it may...