This story was featured in NUVO in August. Nice little interview piece I did with Don Main, who fronted The … Continue reading Indianapolis’ The Late Show regains power-pop mojo
For a good album to elevate to great, especially for local or undiscovered talent, finding a unique sound while embracing familiar influences becomes important. Some (Lenny Kravitz, Oasis) took that idea to a near-breaking point, while others don’t go far enough, and we are left with music that doesn’t find it’s way into our heart and guts.
Lafayette’s Mike Reeb does a fine job of blending his influences and own sound on his new album Breaking. A record filled with images of melancholy and heartbreak, Reeb casts his bright pop and rock music into the mix to keep it engaging. Continue reading “Indiana Album: Mike Reeb – “Breaking””
Another in the series called “Long Player – Listening to Vinyl”. We pull out an actual vinyl 33 1/3 rpm … Continue reading Long Player: The Knack – Get the Knack (1979)
You will notice, if you are a longtime reader, I throw in a fair amount of unsubstantiated opinion on my … Continue reading Santacular Christmas Song Countdown – #16 – Rusty Bladen
Will Hoge began the final night of his 2009 tour by sitting in a chair at the front of the … Continue reading Concert Review: Will Hoge Brings His Influences to Indianapolis