The premise of this Cantankerous Titles-released comic is explained at the front of the zine: “Henry and Glenn are very good 'friends.' They are also 'room mates.' Daryl and John live next door. They are satanists.” What follows is ultra-metal violence and cryfest diary entries, cringing self-doubt and mega-hilarious…Continue
Perhaps best known for 2002's pivotal and amazingly titled album "Satan's Kickin' yr Dick In", Racebannon is a band that has consistently raised the bar in the realm of artistic heavy music. A mainstay of Bloomington's music scene for more than a decade, Racebannon have released numerous albums on Secretly Canadian and… Continue
Dudes were breaking big at the time in the all ages "post-rock" scene and truly inspiring gentlemen for us young and inexperienced scenesters. It's hard to comprehend how a band actually turns into a business,… Continue
Back in January 2010, Business Matters reported that MySpace Records significantly reduced its staff, hoping to return to its original role of artist incubator by focusing on its partnership with Interscope Records. With so many consumers dropping their MySpace profiles nowadays — more quickly than LiveJournal went out of fashion — musicians have been questioning what their next online networking move will be.
"All of us alive are survivors, but how many of us transcend survival?”
- Joan Baez
On contemplating my musical roots and the artists who have not only made a difference in my own life but in the lives of countless others, I pay homage to singer/songwriter and political activist Joan Baez. Not only did she write more than 70 beautiful folk songs on the real-life struggles of people less fortunate than herself, but she also helped free a nation of people by… Continue
“Irene & Reed's 'Closer to Home' has an antique ambiance.... The combination of the smooth, rich vocals and jazzy piano add to this old-time theme. The lyrical depth is striking, catchy and accessible. Perhaps the aspect most endearing is the intimacy displayed throughout. A feeling of vulnerability permeates many of these songs. By releasing their inner superheroes, the musicians have constructed a creative outlet through their songs. This is true art." — Emily Thompson, Stereo… Continue
If Tufty likes you, you’re probably pretty damn good. Pop Lolita took the Indianapolis music scene by storm in 2000 and with their candied pop sound, quickly won him over and essentially became Radio Radio’s house band. Within a few months, the band found themselves being booked at clubs and bars all over Indianapolis, and in support of… Continue
"I thought a 2nd reading would help - nope, article doesn't make a connection between the DCs and Al's. Although I'd guess they may have played there a time or 2. Don't recall if I had them at Bullwinkle's. Probably the next…"
"Hey you forgot the pre-Cohen owners and location. Anyway, the party after the X show was at Mahern's house. Don Bonebrake played a xylophone - I have no idea why there was one at Mahern's house. Just like the X song, I passed out on the…"