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Recap: Kurt Vile and the Violators at the Bluebird

  Last night, I was fortunate enough to attend Kurt Vile’s packed show at the Bluebird. Kurt Vile is a breath of fresh air – he has a deep old voice and switches out his guitar after every song. Kurt Vile and The Violators are undeniably fantastic at the guitar, the long jam sessions being ...


M83- Junk

Released 4/8/2016 3/7 stars M83, a band known for the mega-hit single “Midnight City” has released the newest album, Junk, on April 8. M83 is a French electronic band fronted by Anthony Gonzalez, and have released seven albums. Including, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming which had been nominated for ...


RJD2 - Dame Fortune

Released: 3/25/2016 3/7 stars RJD2 has made some strides in electronic jazz. RJD2 composed the Mad Men intro song, a song that depicts Don Draper’s dark and manipulative side with his charming charisma. You may have heard RJD2 in the background of a Miller Light commercial. Chances are if you are ...


Made of Oak & Naytronix @ the Bishop 4/6

On April 6, Bloomington has the pleasure of welcoming Nick Sanborn, otherwise known as Made of Oak, to the Bishop. Bloomington is his first stop on tour that will take him through the Midwest down to the southeast coast. Known as an electronic musician and perhaps known better as one half of the Sylvan ...


Recap: Fountain Square Music Festival

  Over the weekend, I had the pleasure of attending Fountain Square Music Festival, a two-day music festival located in Indianapolis. The festival, which is known for local Indianapolis music acts, occupies four different music venues over the course of the weekend. The venues are all close by, ...


Standards-Into It. Over It.

  Released: 3/11/2016 via Triple Crown Records 5/7 stars Into it. Over it. That’s the name of Chicago musician Evan Thomas Weiss’s rock solo project. Admittedly, I was not prepared for Into It. Over It. being an underground punk-emo performer. Not usually one for emo-rock, I found myself ...


The Lone Bellow @ Bluebird 3/24

  The Lone Bellow will be heading to the Bluebird this Thursday, to promote their newest album, Then Came The Morning. Since 2011, the Brooklyn indie folk trio has been collaborating and making music. Their debut album, The Lone Bellow, was no. 64 on the Billboard 200. The trio, which consists ...


Fountain Square Music Festival to Take Over Indy

This coming weekend, Fountain Square Music Festival will be taking place in Indianapolis. Fountain Square, which started in 2013 as a simple passion project for the locals, has grown exponentially: nationally known talent at four Indianapolis venues: White Rabbit Cabaret, Radio Radio, the Hi-Fi, and ...


Lionlimb - Shoo

  Released: 3/4/2016 4/7 starts Duo Stewart Bronagh and Joshua Jaeger, forming the American alternative rock group Lionlimb, released their debut album Shoo on March 4. From Nashville, Lionlimb has a sound comparable to Phoenix. The group sounds timeless, with some tracks feeling straight of ...


Recap: El Ten Eleven at The Bishop 3/1

On March 1, El Ten Eleven, an instrumental duo comprised of Kristian Dunn and Tim Fogarty, stunned listeners with their trancing melodies and remarkable sound. For only two members, El Ten Eleven was able to fill the entire Bishop Bar with remarkable melodic complexities. Drummer Fogarty utilizes acoustic ...

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