July 24, 2012 - 6:42pm
The Dude abides: 11th annual Lebowski Fest in review [Movies]
Local music, comedy, lawn games, bowling, and copious amounts of White Russians marked the success of the 11th annual Lebowski Fest.
It all began at a tattoo expo in July of 2002. Scott Shuffitt and Will Russell were attempting to sell t-shirts and to pass the time they began exchanging quotes from the Coen Brothers’ 1998 cult classic The Big Lebowski. From this emerged a daring idea: a convention celebrating all the...
July 29, 2012 - 7:07pm
Ear X-tacy documentary 'Brick & Mortar & Love' to screen at the Dreamland Film C
Gone, but not forgotten: view Scott Shuffitt's documentary about the famed record store this Sunday at the Dreamland Film Center
It has been almost nine months since Louisville’s beloved record store ear X-tacy closed their doors forever. The business failed amidst a storm of controversy as owner John Timmons exhorted music-lovers to not to let our local treasure die. Regardless of where one stood in opinion of Timmons...
July 29, 2012 - 7:02pm
Forecastle Festival 2012 preview: Cabin [Music]
Presenting the deep and introspective musical stylings of one of Louisville's best bands.
Louisville is well-known for its fantastic music scene. We are, of course, the home of the lauded My Morning Jacket, as well as countless other great bands. However, the very best band from our fair city, in this writer’s opinion, is the amazing Cabin, and I am pleased to announce that they...
July 29, 2012 - 7:02pm
Former Ear-X-Tacy buying manager Matt Anthony opens shop in Tim Faullkner Buildi
WFPK radio personality and former ear X-tacy buying manager Matt Anthony began his lifelong love affair with music while living in Italy at a young age. He produces and hosts two radio shows, DJs at live events, and has opened his own record store in the newly opened Tim Faulkner Building.
He's got six tattoos, a room full of records, and a heck of a background story. Matt Anthony is one hip guy with class to spare. He's a WFPK radio personality, painter, writer, former ear-X-tacy buying manager and is now the owner of one of the newest small record shops in town. Matt...
June 20, 2012 - 11:05am
The Chestnut House is a unique all ages DIY music venue for local and touring bands.
After Skull Alley closed its doors a group of people came together and decided that Louisville needed an all ages venue, thus the Chestnut House opened its doors at 714 East Chestnut Street as a DIY music venue. For those who don't know what...