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Parlour to release “Simulacrenfield”

“Simulancrenfield” is the first new album from instrumental ensemble Parlour in five years. The ever-changing lineup features ringleader Tim Furnish, Breck Pipes and Jon Cook, all of whom have been performing together since the late ’80s in various projects (Cerebellum, Crain and Rodan), as well as Steve Good (Sapat, The Web). Stay tuned for more […]

Birds & Batteries

Birds & Batteries, a band I’d never heard of til about 20 minutes ago, is now the show to be at tonight at Zanzabar. The funky electronic grooves (that you can sample below) of their “Up To No Good” EP are infectious, if slightly guilty, and I think I have to hear how they translate […]

LEO Music ’Cast: Douglas Lucas

Formerly of Sony recording artists The North, Hardin County native Douglas Lucas steps out on his own with the new album, Handsome Death. After playing 400 shows in three countries, he’s focusing on Louisville for a while: an in-store at ear X-tacy on July 9, Zanzabar July 16 and Nachbar July 17. Listen: Douglas Lucas

The Pass needs a van

The Pass is throwing a party/show to raise money for a touring van Saturday, June 5, at Zanzabar. 10 p.m. Aquaventure opens and DJ Glitter Titz spins late night. The $5 cover goes 100% toward the van. From the band: “In addition to the normal onslaught of fog, lights and dance craziness, The Pass will […]

T. McAfee, “4th Street”

Here’s the first taste of T. McAfee’s “The Prequel,” due out later this year. Produced by Hines-57, McAfee debuted this song earlier this year at Zanzabar. Anybody wanna tackle the political side of this one? Get it.

Unofficial Endpoint Afterparty

The Pass, “Colors” video

From Backseat Sandbar and SonaBLAST!, here’s the new video by The Pass, “Colors.” They open for Electric Six at Zanzabar Thursday.


“We’re dying to make a new record,” says Simon Balthazar, 27, the founder of British chamber pop group Fanfarlo, nursing a hangover from a recent show in Charleston, S.C. These are salad days for the band, named after a French 19th century writer. They stop at Zanzabar April 3 with Robert Francis and Lawrence Arabia. […]

Live: Mayer Hawthorne, Nikki Jean

Zanzabar shook like the Apollo in ’62 last night. All the way down to opening his set with the shout “Are You Ready for Star Time?!?”, Mayer Hawthorne took the stage with authority and a willing crowd. Having seen early video of Hawthorne from the week of his album release and witnessing a cautiously nervous singer […]

Savoir Adore

Savoir Adore // “We Talk Like Machines” SXSW Powerplant Live from Cantora Records on Vimeo. 3/9 @ Zanzabar; 9 p.m. 3/10 @ Al’s Bar; 9 p.m. “We Talk Like Machines”