African Americans and the influence of music from the African Diaspora in classical music will be the theme of the 2013 African American Music Heritage Institute, Feb. 11 at the University of Louisville.
My Morning Jacket is perhaps the most famous band to come out of Louisville in recent years, but there’s a new hot group who’s making a name for themselves. Fresh out of high school, Scarlet Smile has been shaking up the local music scene with its unique indie rock sound. Their big moment comes this [...]
Summer is the time to kick back, get outside, take a little drive, and see a great band (or four!) This past Monday I had the pleasure of seeing “The Outlaw Roadshow” at the Iroquois Amphitheater. Headlined by Counting Crows, the tour also features Filligar, Foreign Fields, and Good Old War. It was such a fun show, [...]
Perhaps I’m slow to the punch, but I never really recognized how purely #awesome (as in, totally hashtag-worthy) Rihanna is. I’m not someone who necessarily keeps up with pop music these days, but now the pop super star is making me reconsider my opinion. Like any good pop star, Rihanna has tried out quite a [...]
“Zef: The ultimate style…it’s a full flex, like a full flex. It’s an African style. It’s not something you can really explain.. It’s something you experience; like a video game when you reach the next level, that’s basically zef. Zef is the next level.” –Ninja (Die Antwoord) Die Antwoord is so zef, man. After listening to [...]