Louisville’s seven member rock symphony In Lightning is set to release their new album “In Joy”, and 91.9 WFPK Presents In Lightning Album Release Show at Headliners Music HallFriday, August 26th. As the band’s bassist and composer Ben Short says, “The record has moments of tension, angst, or melancholy, for the purpose of highlighting those magical musical moments that are energizing or inspiring! All in all, we are making fun, lively, positive sounding music.” Check out one of the album’s tracks: “Turn It Wild”. It’s WFPK’s Download Of The Week.
Todd Snider demands you step up to the dance floor on his newest single, “The Funky Tomato,” our first look into his newest LP, Eastside Bulldog. Recalling classic dances like the shag, shake, shuffle, and the mash potato, one of Americana’s greatest lyricists has devised his own dance. Of course, this is Todd Snider we’re talking about, so it may be at least a bit unconventional, but absolutely fun.
“Carl Broemel of My Morning Jacket released his new solo LP, 4th of July, today via Stocks in Asia/Thirty Tigers. Broemel has also shared a music video for track “Sleepy Lagoon”. Premiered on Consequence of Sound, the visual accompaniment offers serene imagery highlighting the track which Consequence of Sound describes as “a slow rolling psychedelic number”.
Catch the Louisville release show this Sunday, August 21st at Zanzabar!
Prophets of Rage, the supergroup consisting of Public Enemy, Cypress Hill, and Rage Against The Machine, will release their debut EP on August 25 and gave us another peek into it this morning with their live mashup of Beastie Boys classic “No Sleep Til Brooklyn” and Public Enemy’s own “Fight The Power.”
The Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir is about to release his first album in over a decade. That’s big news. What’s more, he enlisted WFPK favorite Josh Ritter to aid in the co-writing of the first single to Blue Mountain. Check out “Only A River” below.