It’s the last day of the year, and since things are closing up on the positive, I thought I’d do one of those year-end lists. Continue reading “HipsterSpinster Best of 2013”
I have been waiting for Wolf People to come to Bloomington for four years. They will be playing at The Bishop tonight with Lonnie Holley and local psych-rock lovelies Cooked Books. I really think you should come to this show for many reasons, but I’ll outline the big ones below Continue reading “TONIGHT: Wolf People @ The Bishop (…finally).”
Sometimes the best musical collaborations come together like a romantic comedy. Midwesterner heads to the east coast, meets a stranger in a strange land. They hit it off, exchange text messages, then emails, and pretty soon the East Coaster heads to mid-America for a visit. The two inspired minds in one place? Exchanged ideas become reality.
This is pretty much the story of how Dreamboats came to be. Continue reading “Sleeping Bag & Rozwell Kid to Release “Dreamboats” Split”
It’s been one super productive year for Aussie act The Khanz who have been busy releasing singles and videos to keep us occupied until the new album is ready. The latest video/single is called “Falling Apart” and features mind-scrambling videography. Brace yourself for rapid stop-motion scenes as you take in the lyrics. The track speaks on the difficulties of letting go and how that can not only drag a person down, but those around them as well.
I’ve been busy, you’ve been busy. It happens. But when you let being ‘busy’ take you away from things you want and should do for yourself, you’ve stopped living for simply existing. Not acceptable.
Thankfully, I saw the light and decided that the cure for my “busy trap” was to check out the new album Dig Thy Savage Soul from Barrence Whitfield & the Savages. The album came out last month on Bloodshot Records and has been glaring at me from my To-Do list for far too long. It was just the right prescription. And now I’m sharing the dose with you. Continue reading “5 Reasons Why You Need to Hear Barrence Whitfield & the Savages’ “Dig Thy Savage Soul””