Monthly Archives: November 2010

Tara Key, Rick Rizzo announce ‘Double Star’

Considering the breathlessness with which Tara Key and Rick Rizzo’s storied history in Louisville punk scene has been told (and yes, we’re guilty of that, too), the pair actually makes new music every now and again. Ergo, “Double Star” (art above). The follow-up to 2000’s “Dark Edson Tiger” arrives Feb. 22 via Thrill Jockey. —MH […]

New Ben Sollee

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Cage The Elephant, ‘Thank You Happy Birthday’

Cage The Elephant, the Bowling Green alt-rock group and festival curators that rose to prominence on its breakthrough hit, “Ain’t No Rest For The Wicked,” release “Thank You Happy Birthday” Jan. 11 via Jive. Tracklisting: 1. Always Something 2. Aberdeen 3. Indi Kidz 4. Shake Me Down 5. 2024 6. Sell Yourself 7. Rubber Ball […]

Rockabilly legend Art Adams plays Third St. Dive

Rockabilly legend Art Adams will perform Dec. 4 at Third St. Dive. The Indianapolis rocker and 2009 Rockabilly Hall Of Fame inductee is known for his two singles, 1959’s “Indian Joe” b/w “Rock Crazy Baby” and “Dancing Doll”/“She Don’t Live Here No More” released in 1960. He quit performing from 1968; meanwhile, his music filtered […]

Sahara Smith, “Myth of the Heart”

Twenty-two-year-old phenom Sahara Smith recently appeared on “Late Night with David Letterman” touting her debut, “Myth of the Heart.” The record features a number of heavyweights (guitarist Marc Ribot, producer T. Bone Burnett). —MH

The Ravenna Colt debuts video for “South Of Ohio”

South of Ohio from William H. Wallace II on Vimeo. The video for “South Of Ohio,” the first single off The Ravenna Colt’s debut album “Slight Spell,” was shot this past July in Oldham County by William Wallace (Ben Sollee, Daniel Martin Moore). —MH

Squirrel Bait among Dave Grohl’s ’80s hardcore faves

In the recent issue of Rolling Stone, drummer Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters, Them Crooked Vultures, Nirvana) listed Squirrel Bait’s classic track “Sun God” at number six in his top 10- favorite 80s hardcore anthems.

Villebillies debut video for “Talk To Me”

Hip hop/country/etc. group Villebillies have released the video for “Talk To Me,” the first single from its forthcoming album, “Appetite For Dysfunction.” The single is out now on iTunes. —MH

Help Heal Haiti benefit takes place Dec. 7

Three bands plug in Tuesday at The 930 to help raise money for earthquake ravaged nation of Haiti, whose recent election has been called into question amid allegations of voter fraud. Seabird, whose music has appeared on “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Numb3rs,” Ben Rector and Louisville roots rockers The County Line donate the proceeds to Help […]

Ear X-tacy in trouble again, Timmons says

Ear X-tacy Records owner John Timmons posted the above video on YouTube this week asking customers to choose Ear X-tacy when they shop. It is his second public appeal following a news conference he held in March at the store’s previous location at 1534 Bardstown Road. The store, now in its 25th year of operation, […]