At this point everyone who’s been going to shows in Nashville for the last year and a half should be well aware of Fox Fun – but if you’re not – it’s time to get aware. Ben and Asher, our two favorite seventeen year-olds, are about to celebrate the release of their long awaited debut 7″ from Turbo Time Records. You might recall earlier this Spring when we Teen Beated with the boys and they let us premiere one of the tracks from the 7″, but since that was a good while ago we went ahead and reposted the track for you at the bottom of the page. It’s easy to get distracted by their age when listening to them or seeing them live – but even when you take their youth out of the equation, the two are producing some of the best power-pop/kiwi infused songs we’ve heard around here in a long time. Like a total amalgamation of Flying Nun bands and Troggs and Wreckless Eric – we know that’s some pretty heddy shit, but believe it. They’re having a party this Friday to celebrate [it's an early outdoors thing - so show up on time if you wanna catch it] Pick it up from Turbo Time!
WHERE DA POOL AT? It’s getting hot, Nashville. Summer’s upon us, and it feels GOOD. Unfortunately, it looks like it’s gonna be a slow week for shows, but that doesn’t mean things will be completely dead. Cheap Time is playing at Ye Olde Stone Fox tomorrow, and R. Stevie Moore and Deluxin’ are playing at…
TWO WORDS: FUCKIN RIPPER. That’s the best way to describe Milk Music’s new LP Cruise Your Illusion that came out last month via Fat Possum. Mixing the best elements of the Wipers, Husker Du, and maybe even a little Neil Young, Milk Music have really set the bar with this one with Nick Coxen’s shredding ability…
We told you on Monday that we would have some big news for Freakin’ Weekend coming up, and the time has come. To start things off, above this lil chunk of text is our poster for this year. NO, it doesn’t say Freakin’ Weekend anywhere on it. NO, it doesn’t list any of the bands….