Monthly Archives: January 2009

Showcase cinema

This week Atlanta’s Krowe Records announced the lineup for its second Louisville Music Showcase. The hard rock overload begins at 8:30 p.m. this Friday, Jan. 30 at Phoenix Hill Tavern (644 Baxter Ave.; 589-4957). Cover is $10, and the first 100 paid receive a compilation CD of all the bands playing. 2009 Artists include: Heaven […]

Seedy Seeds @ Skull Alley

Seedy Seeds Paper Airplane Stickfigures Jan. 23 Skull Alley 1017 E. Broadway 7 p.m.

Frisbee CD release

Digby posts last installment of “A Wake In The Streets”

From the band: “We are all sitting here wishing we could photograph ourselves to put with the blog in order to document this moment in our lives as we post the final 4 (four) songs from the project that collectively was known as “A Wake in the Streets.” There, done, finito. Is that how you […]

Clark Absher, soap opera star

Country troubadour Clark Absher‘s song “Chasing The Sky” was named “Choice of the Week” on‘s Country Cafe program. Absher is seven songsdeep into his sophomore album, and he’s got some help from Joel Timothy, but Absher has posted the first five on his MySpace page. If his music career doesn’t work out, looks like […]

Ohun Afrobeat morphs into Coco Yam Band, plays Vernon Club

There’s a touch of sarcasm to this Saturday’s “Welcome Back to the World” show at Vernon Club. “It’s a play on Obama’s inauguration,” says Gary Pahler, drummer for Coco Yam Band (formerly Ohun Afrobeat Band). Seeing as how Obama’s the most recognized world leader, for positive reasons, we get the point. Coco Yam joins Serpent […]

Daniel Martin Moore @ Ear X-Tacy Feb. 6

Daniel Martin Moore is an example of what happens when you don’t follow the rules. The Cold Spring, Ky., native sent a demo unsolicited to venerated indie Sub Pop, and the label signed him shortly thereafter. His new record, Stray Age, is available now. Moore plays a free, all ages in-store show at ear X-tacy […]

Peter Searcy Band: 01.17.09 @ Gerstle’s

Buoyed by a Cards upset, Peter Searcy turned 41 in style Saturday at Gerstle’s Place, where he played from his catalog to a packed house. The Members Only jacket was a little suspect, but we’ll let him get away with that. Post-emo operatives Amherst opened.

Buffalo Killers: 01.17.09 @ Halfway To Forecastle

Its psych grooves oozing like a Skyline three-way, Cincinnati’s Buffalo Killers weathered some slight technical difficulties to bash out numbers from its recent LP, Let It Ride at the second annual Halfway To Forecastle Festival at The Green Building (natch). Also on the bill were Squeeze-bot, The Protomen, who appeared at last year’s Forecastle kickoff […]

Vegas, baby Vegas, Ear X, too

On the heels of their iTunes-only release, Live at The Palms, Ear X-tacy owner John Timmons confirmed that My Morning Jacket will release yet another live recording in the spring, possibly April. The tracklisting isn’t available yet, but Timmons said it will include songs the band performed at live at Ear X-tacy back in June, […]