Posts tagged ‘indie music’

Black Kids

Great new band, out of Jacksonville, FL. I reviewed their debut record for BlogCritics.

Two men in Chicago have this record. Jason’s right on. Jim Derogatis is full of shit.

Listen for yourself, why dontcha?


August 8, 2008 at 9:55 am 1 comment

Lydia Loveless: 17-year-old country phenom

Some of you may recall Pat Radio, the home of my very own radio show for several months back in 2005/2006/something like that. At that time, Pat was streaming a weekly show featuring tunes he liked, indie and otherwise, along with a 24/7 feed of songs plucked randomly from his music library.

Pat has since formatted his site around the local music scene in his hometown of Columbus, OH, and has done some tremendous work in covering area bands, recording live performances, and generally acting as a good radio host should, in terms of helping listeners find good tunes that they may not otherwise hear. It’s really God’s work when it comes to web radio, especially since I’ll be the first to admit that it’s way easier to just drag shit out of your CD collection and put it on the internet.

Anyway. He’s hipped me via his podcast to Lydia Loveless. She’s seventeen and sings like she’s got sixty-odd years of broken beer bottles and dead lovers in her voice. Writes her own songs, too. Yowza.

Listen to her recent live set on Pat Radio here.

July 11, 2008 at 11:22 am 1 comment


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