Monthly Archives: August 2009

New tracks from Evergreen/Cinderblock CD “Wholeness of the Soul”

Noise Pollution has been gracious enough to let us stream two tracks and the cover art from the Evergreen/Cinderblock CD compendium, Wholeness of the Soul, which comes out this Saturday, Sept. 5, at the band’s reunion show at Uncle Pleasant’s. Listen: “Empty Sun” “Feed”

Lou Barlow: “Don’t Apologize”

Lou Barlow pulls a doubleheader Oct. 16 at Headliners, when he and his new backing band, The Missingmen, open for Dinosaur Jr.. Barlow’s new record, Goodnight Unknown, streets Oct. 6. Lou Barlow – Don’t Apologize from Merge Records on Vimeo.


Pronto, featuring Wilco keyboardist Mikael Jorgensen, has its own record to push called All Is Golden. The group is out and about and appears at Zanzabar on Wednesday, Sept. 16. “The Monster”

LEO Music ’Cast: The Elms

Seymour, Ind., group The Elms play a free show Aug. 28 as part of Hard Rock Café Louisville’s summer concert series. Owen joins us by phone from New York, where they’re on tour supporting a new album, The Great American Midrange, and working on a video for the song “Back To Indiana.” Listen: “The Elms”

Young Widows: Old Skin

Old Skin – Young Widows from J.J. Johnstone on Vimeo.

Mark Lanegan sings Will Oldham, Oldham contributes

Ex-Screaming Tree, Queens of the Stone Age moonlighter Mark Lanegan sings a cover of Will Oldham’s “You’ll Miss Me When I Burn,” on Broken, the forthcoming record by his new project, Soulsavers, released last week on Columbia. Oldham also sings backup on the song. The album features collabs with Jason Pierce (Spiritualized), Gibby Haynes (Butthole Surfers), and Faith […]

Chrisette Michele

Epiphany Chrisette Michele (DEF JAM) Chrisette Michele began her career as a hook singer for nearly every rapper in New York, from Nas to Ghostface to Jay-Z, then went on to win a Grammy for the single “Be OK” from her debut I Am. Her first album was a gorgeous debut, as strong as the […]

Alanna Fugate’s ‘Imaginary Boat’ travels across U.S.

8/26: San Francisco, Calif.: Red Devil Lounge 8/31: Spokane, Wash.: Empyrean Coffee 9/3: Minneapolis, Minn.: Arcadia Cafe 9/4: Chicago, Ill.: Uncommon Grounds 9/5: Berea, Ky.: Clear Creek Healing & Arts Festival 9/14: Louisville, Ky.: Stevie Ray’s (Weekly Open Mic) 9/15: Louisville, Ky.: Clifton’s Pizza w/ Danny Flanigan 9/16: Lexington, Ky.: Green Lantern w/ Deadstring Brothers 9/17: […]

The Decibel Tolls on Louisville

LEO Weekly contributor Michael Powell assesses Louisville.

LEO Music ’Cast: Brother Doubt

Brother Doubt‘s new CD is called The Double Greatest, and the band celebrates its release this Friday with an all-ages show at Skull Alley. Singer Jamie Miller talks about the sound and origins of the group, as well as the themes they tackle on the new record. The all-ages show has a costume theme, “Barbarians […]