Monthly Archives: September 2012

album review: Bob Mould

Bob Mould Silver Age (MERGE) When listening to Bob Mould’s latest, Silver Age, it is tempting to think his satisfyingly raucous guitar playing sounds shockingly similar to bands like Nirvana, Stone Temple Pilots and the Smashing Pumpkins, and that his vulnerable yet steadfast voice has learned its Craig Finn swagger and sway from the fellow […]

Is Lil Wayne coming to Jefferson Mall?

Very successful Trukfit clothing designer – and rapper – Lil Wayne is scheduled to make an appearance at the Dillard’s in Jefferson Mall on Saturday, October 27th, sources say. He is not scheduled to perform at this time. More details will be announced soon.

Jandek at the Cropped Out Festival

Legendary underground mystery man Jandek is scheduled to perform Friday night at the Cropped Out Festival that you can read more about in this week’s issue. Festival co-founder Ryan Davis told us more about booking him for his first Louisville performance. LEO: I always enjoy a good Jandek story, and I don’t think I’ve heard […]

album review: ERIMAJ

ERIMAJ Conflicts of a Man (DON’T CRY) Jamire Williams is a busy man. The only drummers with fuller schedules are maybe Questlove and Chris “Daddy” Dave, and that they run in similar circles is only appropriate. Williams currently keeps time between Robert Glasper and Dr. Lonnie Smith, amid other session work. ERIMAJ began as an […]

Overnight jazz disappears from WFPK’s schedule

We told you earlier this month about programming changes at WFPK, 91.9 FM, Louisville’s public radio music station. Today we’ve learned that the overnight (1 – 6 a.m.) jazz program, the syndicated “Jazz with Bob Parlocha,” has been replaced by something called “WFPK Music Mix,” from 2 – 5 a.m., with a host DJ to […]

album review: Mike Reed’s People, Places & Things

Mike Reed’s People, Places & Things Clean on the Corner (482 MUSIC) Chicago-based drummer and composer Mike Reed leads a quartet (plus guests) in paying tribute to the post-World War II jazz of the Windy City. Reference points include the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM), as well as adventurous artists such as Charles […]

Silversun Pickups, Buddy Guy & Jonny Lang coming

Popular modern rockers Silversun Pickups will take the stage at the Brown Theater on Monday, December 10th. Blues legend Buddy Guy will headline at the Brown’s sister operation, the Kentucky Center for the Arts, on Tuesday, March 5th, with an opening set by Jonny Lang. Ticket info can be found  here.

Will Oldham meets Liberation Prophecy

The progressive, multi-faceted but ultimately jazz-based Liberation Prophecy will return with its long-awaited second album, Invisible House, in February. Here’s a sneak preview, with a video for their song “Let’s Not Pretend,” which features a collaboration with Will Oldham, a.k.a. Bonnie “Prince” Billy: From the band: “This is Liberation Prophecy’s first video. It is entitled […]

Catherine Irwin has a new video

Attention, MTV executives: You’ve read about Catherine Irwin and her fantastic new album, Little Heater, which was released this week by Chicago’s Thrill Jockey label. Here’s a video for “Save Our Ship” … it’s super hip!

Meet Permanent Night

Permanent Night is a new band consisting of brendan – vocals nate – guitar duncan – bass joey – drums If you like “punk goth rock hardcore heavy rock Louisville” music, check out their music for free on Bandcamp. Their first show is: