There's something about melancholic psych-folk that seems to fit these lazy, hazy summer days. That's why I seem to be gravitating toward Soft Black, a NY band playing at Lemmons tomorrow night. "Lions," from the band's upcoming album, The Earth is Black, is just two minutes long, but the song conta ... More >>
Well, here's something you don't see every day: an artist covering Marietta, Georgia, '80s jangle-twang popsters Guadalcanal Diary. Thanks to Roy for capturing Jason Ringenberg (backed by locals Rough Shop) covering GC's fabulous tune "Trail of Tears." (Click on the link for a more detailed show rev ... More >>
[R.E.M. released a deluxe, 25th anniversary edition of its debut album, Murmur, today. The two-disc set contains the original album remastered from original tapes and a live concert bootleg from Larry's Hideaway in Toronto from that era. Co-producer Don Dixon will be on my KDHX radio show on Mo ... More >>
Takeshi Kitano masterfully revives the legend of Zatôichi
The long arm of a Dallas stockbroker pulls the mask off local valor fakes
Friday, August 9; Frederick's Music Lounge
Donald Miller has (re)written one of the best books on World War II, but will anyone care?
Kindercore expands its boundaries with techno-popsters I Am the World Trade Center
In 1963, a group of African-American runaways and truants was sent to a rural reform school. Then the nightmare began.
Local band Fingerpaint Diary starts painting itself out of a corner