Monthly Archives: October 2010

New Mexico, new tracks

The New Mexico has gigged steadily around town at the likes of Skull Alley and many other venues in the last few months, in between cutting new songs live at House Of Wax with engineer Corey Young. The band’s singer Sam Wilkerson says that the tracks, “Escapegoat and “Death Rattle,” recorded in June, will appear […]

LEO Music ’Cast: Everest

Onetime Louisville Russ Pollard moved back to his native California, and several years back, started Everest. The group is touring behind its second album, “On Approach” (Warner Bros./Vapor) and appeared this week on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.” They stop here at Headliners Thursday, Oct. 14 with Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, before heading to […]

Foxy Shazam, “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”

Foxy Shazam drops an exclusive new song, “Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow,” via Spin. The track appears on a limited edition, tour-only 7” with road partners Free Energy. —DM Here’s those dates again, if you missed ’em: 10/13, Providence, RI (Jerky’s Music Hall) 10/14, Burlington, VT (Club Metronome) 10/15, Montreal, QC (Juke Box) 10/16, Toronto, ON (Horseshoe Tavern) 10/18, Columbus, OH […]

Nemo Achida releases “The North Star” EP

Lexington’s Nemo Achida released his much-anticipated EP, The North Star via Bandcamp as a free release. My only complaint is that it’s not quite 20 minutes, and I’m left wanting more. He promises his next release, Digital Dan, will be a full length. —Damien McPherson Check it out here: The North Star EP by NEMO

Wax Fang, “The Astronaut Pt. 1”

Wax Fang will release its 17-minute, digital-only single, “The Astronaut (Part 1)” Oct. 19 via Removador Recordings & Solutions. It’s the band’s first recording since returning from All Tomorrow’s Parties on the strength of its stellar 2007 album, La La Land. The trio describes the song thusly: “imagine Pink Floyd and Radiohead collaborating on a […]

Coliseum reissues ‘Goddamage,’ plays all of it

Coliseum just released its latest, House With a Curse, back in June, but it’s gearing up for a look back with a reissue of its acclaimed Goddamage EP. The Oct. 26 release is expanded to 18 songs, including seven live cuts and three tracks from its 2005 split release with Doomriders. Coliseum’s celebrates the Oct. […]

Parlour takes X

Parlour, the instrumental ensemble led by Tim Furnish and Jon Cook (Crain, Cerebellum) with Cerebellum cohort Breck Pipes plays an in-store at ear x-tacy Oct. 13 in support of their excellent new long player Simulacrenfield. Their first new album in nearly a decade is a little heavier than their last, more dense and more satisfying. Don’t buy […]

LEO Music ’Cast: Thirty Spokes

Muses & Excuses is the new album from roots rockers Thirty Spokes. They performs Friday at Headliners Music Hall (9 p.m., $12). Singer Chad Graham and guitarist Gabe Deknatel join us in the offices. —MH Listen: Thirty Spokes

Bye bye Hullabalou

The Courier-Journal reports that Churchill Downs is suspending the fest for next year.

DJ Fluid, “Silent Treatment 5”

DJ Fluid’s latest mixtape, Silent Treatment 5, is a moody, late night hour of hip-hop, neo-soul, acid jazz and more. Check the funky as hell blend of Monsters of Folk’s “Dear God” at the two minute mark. Play after midnight, whether you’re coming or going. Out, that is. Get it here. —DM