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Times Have Changed for Me and the Flaming Lips. Forecastle 2013.

BY TREAD I know it’s been said a ton, but today’s Flaming Lips aren’t 1983’s, 93’s or 2003’s Flaming Lips. Gone are the days of trading a few hits of acid for a case of beer or lounging on my […]

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Concert Review: The Black Lips – Buster’s – 8/2/11

by Raj RanadeBring up Atlanta rockers Black Lips and you inevitably have to bring up the infamous insanities of their past live shows (for example: nudity, live chickens,

Luxury and Riot: A review of the debut CD by Palisades

by Bianca Spriggs(photo by Amanda Ralston)In a contemporary music industry that thrives on slight-of-hand more than substance, buy a typical album and you might end up with a

Hip-Hop for the Fans by the Fans: A review of "Thanks for Listening"

by Bianca SpriggsIf you know even a little bit about hip-hop, as in, you’ve been anywhere near a set of speakers in the last thirty years, you know

Umphrey’s McGee at Buster’s

 BY DONALD MASON  On Thursday, Umphrey’s McGee will be settling into Busters with Orchard Lounge for their only scheduled Kentucky stop this year. They got their start at

To the Wind and On To Heaven Sunday Valley Releases New CD

Much of Sunday Valley’s power comes from their live set where fans are singing along with almost every song, and a single tune can go on for ten

Cage the Elephant: new CD review

BY TREAD Bowling Green, Kentucky’s international rock thang known as Cage the Elephant done went and released the follow-up to 2008’s gate crashing debut record. The latest Thank You

CD Reviews: Nashville Pussy ‘High as Hell’

NASHVILLE PUSSY High As Hell TVT Records Awwww yeah! Nashville Pussy are back! On their sophomore effort, High As Hell, Lexington's Blaine Cartwright and company serve up a platter hotter'n

CD Review: The .357s Hours After Dawn (Hello Records)

THE .357s Hours After Dawn Hello Records On their debut E.P., Real Tough World, the .357s cranked out untamed tunes in grand punk style. But their sophomore release, Hours After Dawn,

CD Review: Swifty, On (Recordsmith)

SWIFTY On Recordsmith The massive sound of Swifty is jam-packed with buzzing guitar riffs. Rich in verve and flair, Swifty sounds like the quintessential party band for today's radio fans with



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