Chime Hours who were in the process of recording an EP for Noise Pollution have broken up. Greg Livingston has started a new band called Tree Beard and the rest of Chime Hours plan to reconfigure in a new project.
The release of The Teeth's "Clatter & Jive" seven inch is imminent...
Straight A's are working on finishing up their first full length endeavor with recording engineer extraordinaire Trip Barringer. It's sounding awesome so far and will feature guest spots by Thommy Browne, Sue Crocker and Dan Moore. A Spring release seems likely.
A portion of Noise Pollution's catalog is now available as digital downloads through Think Indie. Think Indie is a new site run by a consortium of independent record stores from across the country offering both digital downloads and physical CDs and vinyl for sale.
Former Evergreen/Cinderblock singer Dave Pollard will have his art on display on October 9 at Liberty Tattoo & Art Parlor on the corner of 3rd Street and M Street (down the street from UofL). The show runs from 7 to 10pm. You can check out selections of Dave's work on his myspace page.
Some music from The Glasspack will be featured on the FX series Sons Of Anarchy this season. Specifically Episode #209 ( which will be the ninth episode this season). The Glasspack's Dave Johnson also made a recent appearance on WFPK's Off the Record series which can be heard here.
Lucky Pineapple will be celebrating their 5 year anniversary on Wednesday Oct. 7th at the Rudyard Kipling. There will be food, drink, music and merriment on hand. The band recently recorded a music video for "Moment in an Empty Street" off of the recently reissued cd The Bubble Has Burst in Sky City (now available on SonaBlast! Records). LP's William Benton was also recently on WFPK's Off the Record which can be heard here. Bandmate Matt Dodds was recently interviewed by My Old Kentucky Blog and that can be read here.
Louisville Lip Records has just released the newest CDep by FOOR. It's available now at Ear Xtacy. The supporting cast this time around features Shawn Severs on vocals and Nathan Smallwood on guitar.
Minnow's Doug Maxson is playing in a new band called Hal Dolls who are great. They have a myspace page here.
Dunkenstein Records are working on the newest Doctors of Dunk compilation which will have the theme of covers of old Louisville bands (ala 1991 Slamdek Christmas tape). We think they're still accepting submissions, so hit them up here if interested.
A three 7" box set by 1069 is now available at Ear Xtacy. 1069 is a one off project by Louisville punk veterans Steve Rigot (The Endtables), Sandy Campbell & Michael O'Bannon (Blinders). It's on the pricey side, but it's a very limited run of only 100 copies.