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Festival Review | 10 Things I Learned at Forecastle

All photos by Jason Gonulsen 2014 was my first Forecastle Festival, which was also happened to be my first music festival of the year. There are a few more on the agenda, but they’re all gonna have a hard time measuring up to my time spent in Louisville with Jack White, Jenny Lewis, Jason Isbell, … Read more

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Forecastle Festival Day Two Photo Recap: Jack White, Jason Isbell, Band of Horses, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Lord Huron, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Jill Andrews, Goodbye June

Jack White closing out Day Two of Forecastle | All photos by Jason Gonulsen Day Two of the 2014 Forecastle Festival featured electric sets by Jack White, Jason Isbell, and Band of Horses. Isbell stole the day leading off with Southeastern’s “Flying Over Water,” while White played to thousands opening with The White Stripes’ “Dead … Read more

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Our Most Anticipated Albums (Quarter 2)

Bear In Heaven album art courtesy of Dead Oceans/Hometapes There is just waaaaay too much record release action in Quarter 2 for us to pick only 25 albums. So, this time around, we’re scrapping the usual format for this post and going balls out by listing the humongous list of albums coming out in the … Read more

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Album Review | First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar

The Lion’s Roar album art courtesy of Wichita Recordings Speakers Rating: 85/100 Sisters Söderberg, Johanna and Klara of Sweden’s First Aid Kit, bowled over critics, music lovers, and esteemed colleagues alike with the release of their folkie debut LP, The Big Black and The Blue, back in 2010. The effort was easily one of our … Read more

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Stream the New Dead Weather Album, ‘Sea of Cowards’

Analog is going digital! Tune into Screaming Vinyl Live to listen to The Dead Weather’s Sea of Cowards on vinyl for twenty-four hours. Via a live camera and audio stream, surprise guest DJs will preview the album that comes out officially on May 11, 2010 on Third Man Records. Online video chat by Ustream

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It’s a Big Music Video Monday!

Icelandic dream-pop band, Seabear, released the video for the gorgeous “I’ll Build You a Fire.” Check out Vampire Weekend’s new video for “Giving Up the Gun” featuring RZA, Jake Gyllenhaal, Lil Jon, and Joe Jonas.  Oh, wonderful randomness. Jack White directed the video for The Black Belles’ “What Can I Do?” out now on Third … Read more