Tag: Louisville

Music, Popdose Profiles

Popdose Profile: King G & the J Krew Celebrate “Humpback’s” 25th Anniversary

Twenty-five years ago today, the beat was born. It was the sound of young adults from Louisville – a sprawling collection of...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Astrïd & Rachel Grimes, “Through the Sparkle”

Man, that’s devastating! If the reverb-drenched guitar on this record’s second track doesn’t move you to tremble with tears, then the...

Music, Popdose Profiles

Popdose Profile: Christian Frederickson — Finding Rachel’s Halo

It is May 25, 2006. You are sitting in a capacity crowd at Kaufman Center’s intimate Merkin Concert Hall in New York City, listening to...

CD Reviews, Music

REVIEW: Christian Frederickson, Jason Noble and Ryan Rumery – “The Painted Bird / Amidst”

I cannot stop listening to The Painted Bird / Amidst, a carefully self-released affair that is, without question, the most riveting and...

CD Reviews, Music

REVIEW: Jacob Duncan – “The Busker”

Pat Metheny and Charlie Haden’s pristine and bright-eyed collaboration on the 1997 Verve LP Beyond The Missouri Sky (Short Stories) is a...

Album Reviews, Music, Welcome to Pittsburgh

Welcome to Pittsburgh: Broughton’s Rules, “Anechoic Horizon”

In this fine, first edition of Welcome To Pittsburgh, a new, somewhat-irregular Popdose column dictating the independent musical pulse of...

Album Reviews, CD Reviews, Music

REVIEW: We Only Said – “Boring Pools”

It’s hard to believe We Only Said operates nearly 4,100 miles outside Louisville, once- and always-home of post-rock icons Slint and...

Music, Popdose Profiles

Popdose Profile: Rachel Grimes — Last Things Last

Rachel Grimes knew how to play the piano before she learned to walk. “My dad and grandmother played, so I was always sitting beside them...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: David Grubbs of Squirrel Bait

Before Louisville was associated with Palace, though after, I suppose, Hunter S. Thompson chronicled its seedy decadence during the Derby,...