Monthly Archives: June 2010

LEO Music ’Cast: Squeeze-bot

Sundays in the summertime mean Squeeze-bot is probably playing at Nachbar. Members Mick Sullivan (Fire The Saddle, Slow Charleston) and Todd Hildreth (The Java Men, Liberation Prophecy) join us in the discuss their origins, their new videos and why theband is based more on what they won’t do than what they will. Listen: Squeeze-bot

The Young Scamels

Due out Sept. 21, Christian Frederickson, Greg King and Jason Noble, all known to us as members of the Rachel’s among so many other great bands, join up with Kyle Crabtree (Shipping News) and Amber Estes (Invaders, Liberation Prophecy) as The Young Scamels. Tempest, their debut, is named after their birthright, an Actor’s Theatre production […]

B Simm, “The Simmtom”

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Gucci Mane at Expo 5

Pitchfork darling Gucci Mane is coming to Expo 5 July 15. Tickets are a robust $35 for general admission and $75 for VIP, guaranteeing front row and a “VIP Hospitality Room.” Judging by their instore jukebox and the random yelling of “Gucci” emanating from their kitchen at all hours, Spinelli’s Pizza might be closed the night […]

Jason Moran, “Ten”

Ten Jason Moran (BLUE NOTE) The latest LP buy pianist Jason Moran and his combo, The Bandwagon, is best enjoyed with tunnel vision. Moran’s complex phrasing and overall angular style make the case for the “Jazz is Art” population, leaving those of us in the “But can it move the crowd?” sector outside with the […]

Crescent Hill Arts & Music Schedule

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Jamey Aebersold Jazz Workshops

Now in its 38th year, the Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops open July 4 at the University of Louisville School of Music. A weeklong course will help students develop improvisation, music theory and more. Two separate weeks of classes take place July 4-9 and 11-16. For those of us on the sidelines, the good news […]

Runner Runner

Runner Runner is the first signing to David Letterman’s new label, Clear Entertainment Music, and they will be in town July 6 to perform acoustic on 102.3 WXMA. Now we could use this space to wonder why, after so many years in show business, Letterman starting a record label (I’d much rather he’d signed Bud Melman to […]

Cabin, “Among The Rectangles” free download

Cabin has decided to release its new album, Among the Rectangles and Changeable Parts, for free download via its Band Camp page. The record shows equal parts Beatles and Radiohead, and if you’re gonna wear influences on your sleeve, you could do worse than those guys. Get it before they change their minds. While you’re there, grab their […]