Posts Tagged: music

Album Review: Matt Jaffe and the Distractions

  by: Doc Jeffurious Higgason Band: Matt Jaffe and the Distractions Album: California’s Burning Label: Elm City (ECI) Rating: 3.8/5.0 Occasionally I will poke my head above the surface to see what is happening out among the littered wasteland of today’s rock music scene. Mostly, I retire back unimpressed. Everything is so derivative these days… Read more »

Music Review: Candy Cigarettes Self-Titled

  by: Kidman J. Williams This Portland, Oregon one-man band creates a sound that you would swear was being played by a six piece. Candy Cigarettes is headed by the highly talented singer/songwriter Lane Mueller and has earned a lot of praise and love in the highly proclaimed Portland music scene. The music is everything… Read more »

Seeing Hendrix on Acid

By Kyle K. Mann The trick to coming on to LSD as you walked through the front door at Winterland was to take it at the perfect point on the drive in, which for us was the middle of the Golden Gate Bridge. We made it a bit of a ceremony. It’s early 1968. I… Read more »

Grateful for Grateville Dead Louisville

By: Clayton L. Luce Slideshow and cover photo by: Michael Palmer Videography by: Steve “Shooter” Russell They did it again! Those sneaky, dirty hippies converged once more onto the pristine grounds and picturesque vistas of the Louisville Waterfront Park to commence a weekend of drinking, laughing, probably smoking marijuana and playing loud hippy music through… Read more »

Kidman Williams on the New Music Section

By: Kidman J. Williams Why should you care what I think about music? Should you? Probably not.  No more than you would listen to any other music journalist. You should probably trust me more than anyone at Rolling Stone. That stone has been rolling down the side of a steep cliff for years now. You… Read more »

GonzoFest 2016 Preview: Bottom Sop

Photo: (from left) Amber Nicole, C.B. Mauldin , Nick Beach, Matt Thomasson, Derrick Manley If you haven’t heard about Bottom Sop, or seen them live, you’ve likely never been to GonzoFest, or gone out at all for the last six years. Since forming in 2010, the band released two full-length albums and have performed relentlessly… Read more »