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by Raj Ranade The first band-mates of Alex Zhang Hungtai, the man behind the fascinating art-rock project Dirty Beaches, didn’t exactly mince words when explaining why they had to kick him out of their metal band. “The exact quote was […]
by Raj Ranade Note: Two weeks after this interview was conducted, Olivia Tremor Control singer Bill Doss passed away at the age of 43. No cause of death has
by Raj Ranade Depending on who you talk to in the world of music journalism, the word "Pitchfork" can either be a token of taste-making authority or an obscenity.
BY EVAN ALBERT Louisville's Forecastle Festival celebrates its tenth anniversary on the waterfront this weekend (click here to read our preview), and this year's Fest has been organized as
BY EVAN ALBERT After taking a breather in 2011, Forecastle Music Festival is coming back to Louisville’s scenic Waterfront Park. The Festival spent 2011 as a building year, hosting
BY KAKIE URCH Two things very Kentucky Proud (though not edible) come together this Saturday at Cosmic Charlie's as Will Oldham, best known as "Bonnie Prince Billy," plays a
Road to Honk MAD MARCHERS ON THE ROAD AGAIN by John Malloy This time last year, the talented oddballs of March Madness Marching Band (MMMB) approached loyal local audiences—shako hats in
Are the organizers of Boomslang making a play for regional music dominance? Lexington’s premier indie music festival is scheduled for the fourth weekend in September - which happens
Chicago, Illinois. 2011.Photos by Karen Smither.YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: Pitchfork Music Festival 2011Coldplay's Chris Martin. Aug 5. Bud Lite stageColdplay. Aug 5. Bud Lite stage.Ween. Aug 6. Bud
by Raj RanadeA scorching Midwest heat wave didn't stop nearly 45,000 eager fans from spending a weekend out in the Union Park sun for Chicago's Pitchfork Music Festival.