There are neurological studies that have attempted to explain why the music that is listened to during one’s late teens (college years) stick with an individual, often serving as the benchmark against which one judges music the rest of one’s life. I was into a bunch of different music during those formative years, some good
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After spending the past year in our amazing city, recording with Kevin Ratterman at La La Land and soaking in the scene, Jake Shears took to the Zanzabar for his first performance in several years. In a testament to his fondness for Louisville, Jake chose our fair city to share live for the first time ever an
“When You Long a Long Distance You Are Tired”, the debut album by Mothers ranked near the top of my written on a post-it note but never shared online 2016 Album of the Year list. The Athens, Georgia math rock outfit last performed in Louisville during one of the Communion shows in early 2016. Their
After 13 long years of waiting Franz Ferdinand played a show in Louisville. These are the photos.
A few weeks after releasing Highway Queen, an early contender for album of the year, Nikki Lane took the stage at Headliners. Opening the show was Nikki’s beau Jonathan Tyler and Brent Cobb. I could talk about the phenomenal show but would rather let the images do the talkin. Jonathan Tyler Brent Cobb Nikki Lane
This show completely snuck up on me at at the tail end of last week. Tickets were sold out so I sent a plea to Michael at Vectortone asking or rather begging for a photo pass. To my delight I was granted a pass, finding out after awaking from one of those deep REM cycle
Long time friends of the site and label Maximón stopped by for a gut busting chat in promotion of their upcoming release “If Yes Do”. The “interview” was largely unprompted, I kept the camera rolling during the 75+ minute conversation, interjecting a total of like three times with questions. Covered topics range from the typical (evolution from
About 18 months ago my beautiful little cocker spaniel Charlie came running into my office and in the moment of excitement knocked my external harddrive off of the top of my computer. As I went to pick the unit up it began humming and grinding- one of those sounds that I knew in that instant could
Frederick the Younger have been friends of This Man for a long time, recording an episode in 2014, playing our Halloween House Show that same year, and recording two Christmas specials. This past weekend the band released their long awaited full length debut ” Human Child” to a packed house at Headliners. Opening were Voodoo
Every so often a show comes along that completely shatters all possible expectations. And I have to be honest here, the expectations for Eliot Sumner’s performance at The New Vintage were set pretty high. Information has quickly become one of my favorite records of the year, the rare album that slays from start to finish.