THE RUNDOWN – 8.25.2014 – 8.31.2014

Pretty deec week ahead of us. MERLE is the Ryman the next two nights for all the real heads, there’s a stacked bill at the Stone Fox on Wednesday [Sonny & the Sunsets, Cheap Time, and Fox Fun], the Clean [!!!!] play at the Stone Fox on Friday, and guitar guru Sir Richard Bishop plays at…

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DANCE LIKE NO OTHER

Quichenight is the moniker of Brett Rosenberg and in the last four years he’s released multiple cassettes that have some how floated under our radar. The albums are filled with splendid powepop songs reminiscent of Emitt Rhodes, Todd Rundgren and Big Star. If the dude above looks familiar, you’ve probably seen him playing guitar in the latest lineup of…

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NOTS & NOTS AGAIN

Memphis punks – NOTS – are hitting America’s highways this summer and their first stop is Nashville! The last time they graced us with their presence was in January of 2013 with Parquet Courts at The Owl Farm. They’re back tho and performing with Nashville’s own D. Watusi, Cy Barkley, and Western Medication at a brand new house space, Kno House. If you’re…

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THE RUNDOWN – 8.18.2014 – 8.24.2014

We’ve got a BIG week of house shows coming up. Gashrat and Liar at Rat Snake Lodge tomorrow, Nots at Kno House on Wednesday, Born Wrong at Exponent Manor on Thursday, and Varmit, Process, and Haldol at Exponent Manor on Saturday. Of course Saturday is also NASHVILLE OUTLINES 2014 at the Stone Fox [aka the House of Tyler]….

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THAT GIRL IS POISON

Attention dawgs and dawgettes, there’s a band rolling though town this Friday we forgot to mention in the Rundown but is ~essential~ to your spiritual development. Ivy is one of the younger groups associated with New York’s recent punk rock renaissance (Hank Wood, Crazy Spirit, etc), peddling a kind of schizophrenic rock and roll combined…

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Ashin Out the Details

Every once in a while when we’re hangin out at the house, we’ll scroll through and Google our favorite bands, friends, family, (and sometimes ourselves), and most the time it comes back with a new tour or photo, but nothing really surprises too much. But then, there’s a week like this which proved to be a rare exception….

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Dripping With Looks

Drumrooooooll please. From the same team that brought you the Big Star “Third” album set and the first proper Townes Van Zandt reissues (both more than worth your hard-earned money) comes a full catalog reissue of 80s LA DIY poppers Game Theory. Although sadly restrained to regional popularity, Game Theory managed to nail the sweet spot between new…

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THE RUNDOWN – 8.11.2014 – 8.17.2014

He comes a great week of shows. Flesh Lights are at Fond Object tonight, JP5 rise again on Wednesday, Bully, Turf War, and Los Huevos are at the Basement on Thursday, R. Stevie Moore plays at the High Watt on Friday, Saturday finds good shows at the Basement, Exit/In, and Mercy Lounge, and on Sunday you’ll have to choose between Those Darlins and T-Paine. Decisions, decisions… Monday, August…

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