Sunday, December 25, 2011

Team Totoro has a present for you!

After a positive response to Team Totoro's working class anthem BROKEN MONOCLES The group decided to produce a video  for your holiday delight.  Originally recorded for their summer 2012 album "Team Totoro Invites You To Enjoy Lazor Beats" the band decided to release the song early in support of the Occupy Wall Street Movement.

When asked if they were worried about a backlash to the song's strong theme, Team Totoro collaborator KY Jenny said "the song may be shocking, not nearly as shocking as what this country becoming. Our working brothers and sisters deserve a better life." Co-frontman Prep D said "That certain people are taking advantage of the rest of us isn't a theology, it's as certain as the sky is blue." M.C. Hijack said simply "A change is needed, by any means necessary."
Please share this song with all those who support a fair and brighter America.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Team Totoro releases Occupy Wall Street protest song!

Team Totoro has came out of hiding to release the track "Broken Monocles" in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement. You can download it here on 37flood for free! Who doesn't love a protest song to get the blood flowing when this weather's getting so cold?!?

Right Click, Save As "Broken Monocles" Here!

Friday, October 14, 2011

Win tickets to Dawes/Blitzen Trapper Oct 20th!

Dawes and Blitzen Trapperwith Smoke Fairies
Doors 8pm / 18 and over

Read this awesome article from SPIN detailing their tour together this fall.

Feeling like going after reading that? We're giving away two tickets so leave a comment with your favorite Dawes and Blitzen Trapper song and Monday we'll pick a rabbit out of a hat.. er... i mean a reader out of the comments to get two tickets to the show!

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

The Deloreans - "Dandelion"

Today The Deloreans released to the world a video for their new song Dandelion, it is about about a girl who prefers Dandelions to roses. The group uses this metaphor to explore the idea of real and imagined happiness, is this really what would keep the girl content or is it only temporary. The song is a beautifully arranged waltz using acoustic instruments to convey a sense of sweeping lush melody. Although the band is known for their electric instruments used in a very classic way this song is a step in another direction, combining folk instruments such as acoustic guitar, banjo and ukelele, with classical elements such as a violin traipsing throughout. The song originally appeared on Louisville is for Lovers Summer 7" Series, the green vinyl accompanied their live show on the roof of Glassworks last month which they played with the lovely Scott Carney and Heavy Friends. You can pick up the vinyl on or on the song on the bands personal Bandcamp.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

9/16 The very last SUMMER 7" SERIES event! WHISTLE PEAK, THE GALLERY SINGERS & free music give away: THE MACK 7"!

The very last edition of the Summer 7'' Series will be on Sept 16th on the glassworks rooftop with WHISTLE PEAK, THE GALLERY SINGERS and special guest THE MACK with a Free split 7" of Whistle Peak+The gallery Singers at the door! limited edition of 300, this 7" vinyl record is the very last in the series and the very first ever to be printed on Magic Vinyl! the more you play magic vinyl, you'll notice different versions of the song playing at different times, it's MAGIC!

and to help get the word out about this show we are giving away 20 copies of The Mack/Party Girls split 7" to given away at random to 20 people who pre-order tickets to the show here!

18+, $8 now/$10 at the door, with indoor space reserved for rain.

Friday, September 2, 2011


WorldFest @The Belvedere FREE
The Great Book of John @ Uncle Slayton's 18+ $10 8pm
WorldFest @The Belvedere FREE
Kentucky Bluegrass Festival @The Water Tower FREE
WorldFest @The Belvedere
Kentucky Bluegrass Festival @The Water Tower FREE
Of Montreal @ Headliners Music Hall  8pm
Kentucky Bluegrass Festival @The Water Tower FREE

Sunday, August 28, 2011

8/28 TONIGHT: Zombie attack movie night!

Zombie Attack movie night tonight, "Night of The Living Dead" with live soundtrack by Ok Zombie starts at 8:30, at Bearnos on bardstown rd. Free raffle prizes from Asylum Haunts!

Sunday, August 21, 2011

zombie attack 2011

the 7th annual Zombie Attack Monday August 29th at 8:29pm at Bearno’s at bardstown rd. Entertainment by Va Va Vixins, Terpiscore, Ok Zombie, The Zombieland Marching Band DJ Seagal and more!

Costume Contests for: Hot Zombie, Gross Zombie, King & Queen Zombie, Golden Machete.

prizes donated by  Haunted Ayslum theme parkEvil Dead The Musical, Golden Lotus Tattoos, Ratterman Funeral Home, and more.

Zombie Movie Night sunday August 28th at 8:30pm viewing Night Of The Living Dead, with live soundtrack by Ok Zombie. both events are free and all ages.

Winner! Les Debutantes Give-A-Way: Jerry S.

Jerry S. is the Winner of our Les Debutantes 4 cd set "Centennial"! there are only one hundred of these in print so check it out, and their weekly podcasts  at!
Jerry, look for your new CDs in the mail!

Les Debutantes is playing at Phoenix Hill Tavern on August 28th at 9:30 as part of the No Kill Louisville Benefit concert.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

WEEKEND EVENTS CALENDAR 8/19-21 (& some stuff on Monday)

8/19 Zephyr "Meers/Dunbar" opening 5-9
8/19 Scott Carney & heavy Friends/The Deloreans 7" release show @ Glassworks 8pm/18+/$10 (indoor space reserved for rain)
8/20 Fervor/Smug Bros @ Zanzabar $5
8/21 Peak Summit at headliners w/Digmond & Soul Proprietors
8/22 Kyle Andrews @ z bar -WIN TIX & ALBUM!!-
8/22 Giving Up & Putting Out @ Mag

if we have forgotten anything, please leave it in a comment

Winner! Scott Carney & Deloreans test press: Katherine S!

Katherine S. has won the signed test press for The Deloreans & Scott Carney split 7" for the show at the Glassworks Rooftop Friday night 8/19 (doors at 8pm, 18+, $10). Congrats Katherine! your test press will be at the door, please bring your ID.
Scott Carney+The Deloreans green marble split 7"
8/19 Glassworks Rooftop event: INDOOR SPACE RESERVED FOR RAIN

Saturday, August 13, 2011

9/17 National Jug Band Jubilee @ waterfront park

for the second year in a row, on saturday september 17th, at the Brown-Forman amphitheater in waterfront park, 'the National Jug Band Jubilee' will be held with 8 jug bands including the sorta-famous Jim Kweskin Jug Band (Kweskin is supposedly the man who inspired Bob Weir and Jerry Garcia to form a band).
In addition to Kweskin, the 7th Annual National Jug Band Jubilee will feature eight of the country’s best jug bands:
· Barbecue Orchestra – Portland, OR
· The Juggernaut Jug Band – Louisville, KY
· Blind Boy Chocolate & The Milk Sheiks – Asheville, NC
· The Roe Family Singers – Minneapolis, MN
· The Barehand Jug Band – Chicago, IL
· The Cincinnati Dancing Pigs – Cincinnati, OH
· Boo Bradley – Madison, WI
· Andrew Francis & Pamela Maurer – Chicago, IL

Friday, August 12, 2011



8/12 Joan Shelly @ Glassworks
8/12-14 Big The Musical at KCFTA
8/14 Solo/Duo competition at Zeppelin's

if you know of anything to add, please do so in a comment.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Free Music Give-A-way: The Deloreans & Scott Carney vinyl record 8/19

Louisville Is For Lovers is giving away a rare signed test press of the Scott Carney/The Deloreans 7" for their show at Glassworks Rooftop on Friday August 19th. 
(tickets just $8 pre-order, or $10 at door. 18+ 9pm)
All you need to do to grab this 1 out of 5 printing record is pre-order your ticket to the show at by midnight Wednesday 8/17 to be entered, and we will post the winner  thursday morning. (season pass holders and people who have already ordered tix are automatically entered, and your name is entered for every ticket you get). Good Luck!

listening to the Scott Carney side of the test press at Palimino Record Plant

Free ticket give away: 8/22 Kyle Andrews @ Zanzabar

The electronic artist Kyle Andrews, who's new record, Robot Learn Love, will be released  on August 16th is playing on August 22 at Zanzabar, and we are giving away a ticket to the show and a copy of the new album!
just leave your name (first and AT LEAST last initial) and we will pick a winner at random on August 20th!

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

8/20 The Fervor/Smug Brothers @ Zanzabar

The Fervor & Smug Brothers (Dayton, OH) with Good Girl (ex- Follow The Train) are playing on Aug. 20 @ Zanzabar (9 p.m.; $5, 21+).
The Fervor made our 'Best of 2011 so far' list, see their new video here 

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Free Music Give-A-way: Les Debutantes

A Little under a year ago, on 10-10-10, a little known louisville band called Les Debutantes completed and released their first album,  4 CD box set of 100 original songs with guest musicians including My Morning Jacket, Wax fang, Ultra Pulverize and others. It's an amazing feat for any band, especially for a band's first turn out.
and if that isn't a big enough project to tackle, the band is now on a new mission; posting a new podcast each week on their website, one for every track on their album..
Every week Les Debutantes will post a new podcast on their website
and to help get the word out on their new weekly podcasts, we are giving away a hand numbered limited edition of 100 copy of their 100 song album Centennial to someone and a Debutantes t-shirt to someone else!
Just leave a comment with your name, and the name of one person who played on Centennial and we will pick a winner at random on August 21st!

Les Debutantes have also just released a new EP 'Vignettes' available for free here.

Evergreen gets a shout-out from across the pond

The english language blog from Milan Italy, Premesso di Soggiorno, has recently posted an article about the mighty 1990's Louisville Band EVERGREEN.
The article focuses on the band's party rock phase and demise, looking closely at their highly regarded Hi-Ball 7" release "pant's off" and their self titled LP, recently re-issued on Temporary Residence.
It's nice when the talent in our town gets noticed else where around the globe, even if it's a band that is no longer with us. The article is well worth reading, and for that matter, Evergreen is well worth searching out.
Evergreen was one of my favorites as a youngun and "pant's off" was the first (and only) ringtone I purchased from Itunes.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Kentucky band, Sleeper Agent, gets national attention

Bowling Green born Sleeper Agent is getting national attention on their new single Get It Daddy, which is the single of the week on Itunes and it's video was released exclusively on on tuesday.

The single "Get It Daddy" is available for free download on itunes

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Camille's best of 2011.5

As school starts back I am reminded that the year of 2011 is nearing it's end, and with that we start to look back at what music made it so special. So these are my favorites for the first half of 2011.

Cults- 'Cults'
I had been waiting for this album since the first single was released last summer, "Go Outside" was the perfect summer anthem and Cults continued to impress me right up to this full length.

Panda Bear- 'Tomboy'
Animal Collective are one of my obsessions, and Panda Bear is my favorite part.  Even if this album wasn't as perfect as it turned out to be, I probably would still be gushing.

Jeff The Brotherhood- 'We Are The Champions'
This record was executed really well, it narrowed down what we love most about rock and roll, a roaming guitar and wild drums.

My Morning Jacket- 'Circuital'
A great return to form for My Morning Jacket, they went back to their roots, but still kept what keeps them a forward looking band, the future is always ever present with these guys.

Tune-Yards - 'W H O K I L L'
When I first saw Tune-Yards two years ago they were just starting out and Merrill Garbus was using a looping pedel to create different sounds.  Now,  she has a whole band and this has helped her ability to create even more texture within her music than before.

Toro Y Moi - 'Underneath The Pine'
Chaz Bundick, this guy is full of it in a really great way his second album was a perfect step forward.  He included new ideas but still remained close to what makes Toro Y Moi so special.

Tyler, The Creator- 'Goblin'
Many people dislike OFWGKTA, but I think they are really great.  They provide a microscope on american youth culture, some things we would like to ignore they shove right in our face.  This kid may be a little jerk, and he is the first to admit he is no role model.

Lykke Li- 'Wounded Rhymes'
I wouldn't say this was much of a step forward for Lykke Li, but I'm not sure she needs to move anywhere just yet.  Her second album is great and she gave me just what I have come to expect, energetic songs about being young.

Kurt Vile- 'Smoke Ring For My Halo'
In 2009 Kurt Vile made his presence known, with the release of two great albums. His forth release is full of epic pop songs.

The Deloreans- 'American Craze'
Sometimes an album surprises you, I live for this moment and I'm so thankful that a band from my hometown could provide that feeling for me this year.

2K11 isn't done yet,  and I can't wait for Girls 'Father Son Holy Ghost', and Gauntlet Hair's debut in the last half of the year.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

WEEKEND EVENTS CALENDAR 8/4-7 (and something tuesday)

8/4 Summer Slaughter Tour with The Black Dahlia Murder and Dying Fetus @ Expo 5
8/5 twin cats @ headliners
8/5 Maiden radio @ Uncle Slayton's 7pm
8/6 ear X-tacy After Dark: Brain TrustXERXES Coliseum
8/7 Rudyard Kipling's 3rd Annual Cancer Sucks Benefit
8/9 Maiden radio @ ear x-tacy 6pm  -Album release show (read review here)

Like always there is lots to do, so get to it.

Best releases of 1st half of 2011

for awhile I have been thinking about a 'best of the first part of 2011 releases' post, and now that we are sliding into the second half, I guess it's time to start looking back at 1ST HALF OF 2011 BEST RELEASES! 
Some of my favorite albums this year are remixes for some reason (Gayngs & Wugazi), and the good news is remix albums are usually free these days (and we give you the links)! and, no surprise, my favorite releases of 2011 are local releases, I think some of our local albums are blowing national releases out of the water... The Deloreans, Soft Cheque, and Fervor albums are must haves!

Best National Releases:

Gayngs 'Affiliyated"  3/12 FREE DOWNLOAD

Wugazi '13 Chambers' LP 6/13 FREE DOWNLOAD

Bon Iver 'bon iver' LP 6/21

We can't have a BEST OF list without a  Best Of Local Releases:

(and Lucky Pineapple gave out a CD of all new music at their last show, if you can find it, it's well worth having)

Best Local 7" Releases:

Lucky Pineapple/Prizzy Prizzy Please 'Yellow Belt' split 7" 4/1

share with us your Best Of lists in a comment below 

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Our Dylan covers Bob Dylan

One of our contributing writers Dylan, has a new album out today on it is his first release and is a 7 song EP of Bob Dylan covers. i didn't know this, but Dylan's full name is Robert Dylan Greenwood, and he is named after Bob Dylan. So it makes since that he should pay homage to the man in which he is named after. I was named after a gravestone in a germantown cemetery, so I suppose I will one day pay homage to that man by making a similar gravestone, but hopefully not for awhile. 

Dylan's album is available for free right now, with an album of original material to follow shortly. 

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Review: Maiden Radio "Lullabies" LP

Louisville's favorite ladies folk trio, Maiden Radio, has a new album coming out in a couple weeks called 'Lullabies' and is a collection of covers and traditional classics originally recorded for band member Julia Purcell's new baby.
The album is a quiet 8 songs recorded in Cheyenne Mize's attic complete with creeks and cracks that add to the theme of lulling little bitty babies off to twilight.
The album starts off with an Odetta classic "Sail Away ladies" (without Odetta's howling high notes..) that will make the most sarcastic southern ex-pat nostalgic for the southeast.
The album continues with one of the best renditions of "lavender blue" I have heard, and I have heard plenty, followed by a very true to form Gillian Welch song from 20001's Time, "Dear Someone".
The album ends with the traditional ''Hush Thee My Rowan" that would leave the listener wanting more, if he or she was still awake, as putting the listener to sleep is the ultimate goal, and these ladies did a pretty good job at this.

The Album 'Lullabies' is the first release on Daniel Martin Moore's "Ol Kentuck" label and will hit the streets in 2 weeks.
Maiden Radio's album release show will be on August 5th at Uncle Slayton's at 7pm, and an instore at ear-x tacy on August 9th at 6pm.


7/28 teengirl fantasy @ Zanzabar
7/28 Cosa Seria @ Saints 
7/28 experimental music night @ DCE

7/29-30 Kentucky Music Weekend @ Iroquois Amphitheater

7/30-31 the rumors @ horseshoe

well, thursday night seems to be the big night in town. if there's any events we have over looked please leave it in a comment.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

7/27 Catherine Irwin & Lower Dens @ Zanzabar

CATHERINE IRWIN (of FREAKWATER) & LOWER DENS (from Baltimore) are playing tomorrow (Wednesday), July 27th at ZANZABAR. 9 PM DOORS, $6, 21 and over. This show is presented by The Other Side of Life and Cropped Out!

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Photo Review: 'Summer Heat' & 'For The Love' reception 6/23

"For The Love" live Hip Hop showcase was performed during the opening reception of "Summer Heat" (a show about sexuality) the newest art exhibit at Land of Tomorrow Gallery in the St. Francis Building at 233 W Broadway.

 break-dancers of 'For The Love'

Jalin Roze (of 'For The Love') and curator Joey Yates in front of Sarah Lasley's graphite drawings.

Joshua & Leticia Bajuyo, and Richard Campbell in front of Campbell's giant balloon Penis installation.

Russ & Shelly Hulsey reenacting Klimt's The Kiss 
S. Hulsey had reception goers reenact Klimt's famous painting for a photo installation (and I had her reenact it with her man for this review).
Wheat Paste installation of "The Riot Kiss" on Boradway.
It looks small, but is actually near life size.

Thursday, July 21, 2011


7/21 matisyahu @ ear x-tacy 5pm/headliners 8pm
7/22 metalfest @ boondocks
7/22 Louisville Music News' Terrabeat Clultural Showcase @ The Rudyard Kipling
7/23 Summer Heat show @ LOT Gallery 7pm
7/23 metalfest part 2 @ boondocks
7/24 metalfest part 3 @ boondocks
7/24 Cosa Seria at Glassworks 9pm

go on and get out there! you only live once. most likely.

Review: Scott Carney & Life And Times @ Zanzabar

Wax Fang hasn't played out in awhile. That might be why Scott Carney has been playing solo events lately. Tonight he opened for Life and Times @ Zanzabar, and just by hearing him, you almost don't realize that  he isn't playing behind a full band. Looping multiple guitar sounds over top of each other to create a full mural of texture, the epic sounds we are so fond of with Wax Fang began to arise from this one man and his guitar. Scott Carney is an amazing guitarist, and the full weight of his gift is clearly visible as a solo artist, though I must admit I am excited to see what he has in store next month when he hits the stage with The Heavy friends at Glassworks (8/19 8pm).  Scott Carney is a man who enjoys music and sharing it with others, which is apparent when he is performing, and it is always a treat to experience his talent no matter what moniker he plays under.
Honestly I do not know much about Life And Times, I was told they come from Chicago or DC, or both, and internet searches did not land much of a relevant result. I suppose that's a risk you take when you go for a commonality in a band name. I'm sure Luke Skyywalker had similar trouble starting out too. 
Speaking of blasts from the past, From the first chords in the first song from The Life and Times set I was transported back nearly 2 decades to the early nineties when monster bass lines and math-rocky drums ruled the 7" vinyl release sections of local record stores. and it wasn't just the band that brought me back to 1993, the crowd that gathered to the front of the stage were also reminiscent of that time when indie rock reigned supreme; there was a girl with purple hair and a boy wearing goggles and a white sport coat. But none of this is to say I didn't enjoy it, because I did, especially watching the small but enthusiastic crowd. My friend Danny said "I checked my watch to make sure I was still in this Century.." It was noticeable that Life And Times where taking a cue from influential heavy rock Indie bands of the early nineties, but seemed to be taking cues from all the right bands. I would describe the band as a mixture of the Tar/Jawbox split 7" static and the Jesus lizard 7" inch box set Lash (both released in 1993). both great EPs BTW, and both teeming with powerful bass and guitar chords and rough yet cozy vocals, also very  prominent in Life And Times set.
They played well, and sweaty, and the small crowd at Zanzabar seemed to enjoy both sets regardless of the differences in sound and style. as did I.

Scott Carney

 Life And Times (and crowd)
The Life and Times @ Zanzabar 7/20/11

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

8/19 New Zephyr art show: Meers/Dunbar paintings

Zephyr Gallery will be presenting “Near and Far” An exhibition of new paintings by Matt Meers "Near" and Lynn Dunbar "Far" from August 19-September 24. Opening reception, August 19, 2011 5-9 pm with a First Friday reception September 2, 6-9pm.
Matt Meers Detail. Oil on Canvas

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

7/23 Summer Heat Opening Reception saturday

Land Of Tomorrow Art Gallery at 3rd and broadway (in the St. Francis building) has a new show opening on saturday at 7pm, called SUMMER HEAT with over 20 regional artists including Letitia Quesenberry, Chris Radtke, Stephen Irwin, Sarah Lasley, Sarah Lyon, and myself.

Summer Heat focuses on modern sexuality. Curator Joey Yates states "Summer Heat will serve as a sexual journey for the viewer allowing the gallery goer to explore their own sexuality through the works in the exhibition."
The opening reception will also hold "For The Love LOT x SoS Street Art Consortium" a Hip Hop live arts presentation featuring Louisville DJ, DJ Fluid aka Yao Money will DJ and Jalin Roze.

"Pin Up Sketch No.1" 3'x5' watercolor by John King
Summer Heat shows at LOT through Sep.9th 

Monday, July 18, 2011

Summer 7" Series first 2 records released

In Preparation of the Final 2 events in the Summer 7" Series, Louisville Is For Lovers has put up the first two 7"s for order, at The remaining copies of the limited 300 pressing are only $6 with free shipping. Second Story Man+Adventure on blue marble, and The Bad Reeds+Workers on yellow marble. R.A.D Vinyl called the series "one of the best concepts for a series I have heard" read review here.

Also available for order, Scott Carney & Heavy Friends + The Deloreans 8/19 show tix and Whistle Peak+The Gallery Singers with The Mack 9/16 tix (both at Glassworks, 8pm, 18+, FREE 7").  just $8 pre-order. very limited availability.. 
video @ youtube 

Sunday, July 17, 2011

TONITE! Seluah @ Zanzabar 7/17

Seluah is playing tonight, July 17th,  at Zanzabar with She Might Bite and DJ Matt Anthony.
This will be their last show before they play 4 dates with TV On The Radio next month and will be playing quite a few songs from their upcoming full-length album. The cover is $7.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

ToNITE! Xylos & King Kong @ The Rud 7/16

Xylos (NYC) and King Kong (Louisville) are playing the Rudyard Kipling tonite, 7/16, at 9pm.
The New York Times calls Xylos "vibrant and sinister" and says singer Katy B 'sings smoothly and sweetly'. King Kong might be considered a pleasant opposite of that..  but go find out for yourself tonight at the Rud.

Thursday, July 14, 2011


7/14 tyler brant @ headliners
7/15 johnny berry @ DCE
7/15 halfway to forecastle @ waterfront
7/15 The Business and The Broken Spurs/ screening of 'The Big Lebowski' @ Executive Lawn $15 4pm

7/16 hellogoodbye @ vernon
7/16 10th Lebowski Fest - Garden Party w/Those Darlins @ Executive Strike & Spare
7/17 Seluah & Matt Anthony @ Zanzabar

Get Out and Go Nuts! and if we have forgotten something, please leave it in a comment..

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Review: Mucca Pazza Headliners 7/7

Mucca Pazza came to Headliners on thursday night, they played the show with another Chicago band Schwinntonation who seemed to be very enthused to be there, proven by the musical lesson we received about intonation, which ended up being the definition for tonality. They used different parts from bikes to execute their soft looped sounds. It was a slow performance and was a strange lead up to the main event.
Mucca Pazza starts the show in the middle of the crowd, with their horns and hats running through the audience getting everyone ready for the party that was about to begin. The show is a mixture of performance art and raging birthday party, with cheerleaders and "the only marching band with a violinist" played two sets between which they spent some time at the bar or sauntered outside for a minute and when they had determined that the crowd was ready for it they came back for their second set.
This was my first Mucca Pazza show and I was amazed by the energy held by these 20+ people all captivating the audience. The dancing was contagious and it felt like the party could last for days but when it was over the band simply left the stage and went right out the side door, nothing special or crazy just simple and intimate.

Monday, July 11, 2011

Review: Bill Callahan @ The Cave 7/6

Last Weds, Bill Callahan, of Smog fame, played in front of a packed sweaty crowd in a small man made cavern under a hill on Lexington rd.
Louisville Artist Mike Ratterman and his wife Annie hosted this small show of about 200 people in the limestone brick cavern under their home  that some believe was first made to haul Cholera victims safely to Cave hill Cemetery for burial.
The show was promoted by Ryan Davis of Sophomore Lounge and Ratterman, both of whom decided to keep this show quiet due to the limited space and notoriety of the headliner.
the show started with Austin band Hidden Rituals, who formed in November 2010 and are touring in support of their new self titled album.
Bill Callahan, who is touring in support of his 2010 novel "letters to Emma Bowlcut" and his 2011 LP Apocalypse, began releasing records under the name Smog in 1990, and under his own name since 2007.
By the time he hit the stage with 2 friends, the ground water dripping on the audience had turned to steam and the crowd was a wet hot mess that could care less about spooky dark wet atmosphere and was completely delighted at his intimate approach amplified by the natural echo produced by the vaulted stone ceiling.
Callahan played guitar and sang for about an hour and was accompanied by an electric guitar and small drum set. and although the 20' x 70' cavern had only four 40 watt bulbs and was too dark to see the band, the setting was unique and intimate and suited the voice and personality of this indie mainstay perfectly.
I spent some time outside, as the heat was a little much at times, and noticed the audience spanned from young college folks to older family types that only shows the reach Bill Callahan has after 20+ years on stage.  this 4th event at 'The Cave' was good time for all, and hopefully there will be more events to come, perhaps in the fall...

Bill Callahan "Riding for the Feeling" live @ THE CAVE

Thursday, July 7, 2011

PIXIES pre-order special NOW-7/14

 everyone is excited about The Pixies stopping in Louisville for the very first time on November 9th, hopefully excited enough to pay the $72.50 general admission price. from today until July 14th at 6pm You can grab a pre-order ticket at, and that steep price will also get you a limited edition T-shirt not available for sale.

T-Shirts on their site start at $30 and sky rocket from there, so think of it as buying a $42.50 ticket and a $30 shirt. also remember the Pixies record and sell their performances right after the show on CD from a portable studio, so bring another $30 for that (and just smuggle in your bourbon).

UPDATE: Pre-sale tickets are now sold out for this show, public on sale is July 15th.

WEEKEND EVENTS CALENDAR 7/8-10 (and R Kelly on weds)

7/8 softcheque @ glassworks rooftop
7/8 caribou at horseshoe
7/9 caribou at horseshoe
7/9 louisville water tower blues n' barbeque
7/10 sublime @ iroquis
7/10 louisville water tower blues n' barbeque
7/13 R Kelly @ Yum! Bucket

get out and go nuts! and if we have forgot anything, please leave it in a comment.