Monthly Archives: March 2011

SXSW / Louisville

Louisville enjoys sizeable representation this week at South by Southwest, Austin’s world-renowned music, film and interactive festival that’s celebrating 25 years. Punk forerunners The Endtables, Ben Sollee, The Fervor and Cheyenne Marie Mize are all scheduled to perform official showcases. Louisville-based indie PR firm Crash Avenue is hosting its own day party, one of many […]

Okkervil River, “Wake & Be Fine”

“Wake & Be Fine” From their forthcoming album, I Am Very Far (out May 10/Jagjaguwar)

Explosions in the Sky, “Trembling Hands”

“Trembling Hands” Taken from the band’s forthcoming LP/CD, Take Care Take Care Take Care, (April 26/Temporary Residence).

Ben Sollee, “Inclusions” out 5/10

Ben Sollee will release Inclusions on May 10. The 11-song release from the classically trained pop cellist follows his critically acclaimed debut full-length, Learning To Bend. Sollee’s newest is billed as “an urban-meets-mountain-music cross-pollination.” “As a teenager, I remember being obsessed with Lauryn Hill’s music at the same time my grandfather was teaching me old-time […]

Pokey LaFarge preps Third Man release, new album

On March 15, Jack White’s Third Man Records will release two tracks on vinyl by onetime Louisville, now St. Louis-based roots outfit Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three. The songs are “Pack It Up” and “Chittlin’ Cookin’ Time in Cheatham County,” and you can preview one of them here. The band’s new full-length studio […]

U.S. Royalty, “Equestrian”

U.S. Royalty – Equestrian from U.S. Royalty on Vimeo.

Rival Schools, “Wring It Out”

Pedals out now on Photo Finish/Atlantic.

Architecture In Helsinki, “Contact High”

Contact High from Architecture in Helsinki on Vimeo. Moment Bends out May 2 via V2/Cooperative Music USA/Downtown Records

The Floorwalkers, “The Natural Road”

The Floorwalkers | teaser promo from Prodigy Video on Vimeo. The Floorwalkers perform March 11 at The Rudyard Kipling.

Make Out, “I Don’t Want Anybody That Wants Me”