In the Studio: The 23 String Band

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Original Kentucky bluegrass from The 23 String Band was featured for our final Waterfront Wednesday of the season 2014. They stopped by our studio before the show.

Contest: Tommy Emmanuel Grand Prize

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CPHR DVN Celebrating Release of New EP

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An unfamiliar music fan would simply call CPHR DVN a rap group. The Louisville duo comprised of Wize and Sultra Divine see their art as something a bit deeper than that.

That’s why they call themselves hip-hop alchemists – who, according to them, are musicians that combine lyrics, beats, and melodies before alchemically transmuting them through love energies into new paradigms, new ideas, and new realities.

The two-time Louisville Music Awards nominees for Hip Hop Artists of the Year will be releasing another EP, #Bliss. If it’s anything like their latest single, #Bye, we can expect lyrics and music that create an environment of inspiration, dedication, and present thought. They reiterate that it’s not simply about personal happiness, but a community of happiness.

That idea of the present sticks to them. The members of CPHR DVN find that living in the now allows for an energetic space to be created, a space that leads to a more peaceful and loving world. Let go of the past and make room for bliss.

You can feel CPHR DVN’s bliss at the release show for their new EP on Sept. 17 at The New Vintage.

Photos: Black Keys and Cage the Elephant

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Photos courtesy of C. Michael Stewart

Photos: Tedeschi Trucks Band

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Photos courtesy of C. Michael Stewart

In the Studio: Broncho

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Ahead of the release of Just Enough Hip to Be Woman, Oklahoma indie rockers Broncho stopped by the studio to play a few songs and chat with Laura about the new record.