Louisville music

Arts and Humanities
8:00 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Following the 'Breadcrumb Trail' in Search of Louisville's Slint

Slint back in the day.
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Over the last 20 years, filmmaker Lance Bangs has worked on wide range of projects for music and entertainment folks—Spike Jonze, REM, The Rolling Stones, David Cross, Pavement, Michel Gondry, Marc Maron, The White Stripes.

That doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface.

But his most ambitious and intimate project to date, both for him and the city of Louisville, may be his latest documentary. It’s the culmination of 23 years worth of traveling, investigating, and filming; all of which began as a personal journey to discover a band that mesmerized him.

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Arts and Humanities
1:36 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

What Does Downtown Louisville's Mercury Ballroom Mean for Headliners Music Hall?

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When a few friends from Louisville started booking music shows at Headliners Music Hall in 2005, they had no idea they'd be pioneers in  Louisville’s music scene.

“We never set out to do that,” said Joe Argabrite, a now co-owner of Headliners on Lexington Road.  “We set out to work hard and create a viable market, which we have and I think now people are very interested.”

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Local News
1:05 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

Independent Record Shops Come Roaring Back in Louisville

Record shopping at Modern Cult Records.
Credit Joseph Lord/WFPL News

The national decline of local independent record stores hit home two years ago this week when John Timmons announced that Ear X-tacy would close for good.

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