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Late Summer Record Reviews

Late Summer Record Reviews

New albums from Hartle Road, the Numero Group, and NOTS
Hartle Road — Maxx (Jenny Records) Hartle Road have been gigging around Memphis and Oxford, Mississippi, for a while now but have only just

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Sweatfest II at Shangri-La

Sweatfest II at Shangri-La

This Saturday afternoon Shangri-La Records will host their second annual Sweatfest in the store's front parking lot. Much like Sweatfest I, Sweatfest II is

Being Good Pays Off

Being Good Pays Off

Johnnie Frierson gets the vinyl treatment.
Roughly six years ago, former Memphian Jameson Schwieger was thumbing through the cassette bin at a thrift store on Summer Avenue. Along the way,

The Rebel at the Hi-Tone

The Rebel at the Hi-Tone

This Saturday night Ben Wallers returns to Memphis as the Rebel, alongside tour mates Spray Paint and local openers Hash Redactor. Wallers has been

Monkee Mania at Lafayette’s Music Room

Monkee Mania at Lafayette’s Music Room

This Sunday night, the Subtractions along with J.D. Reager and the Cold-Blooded Three will pay tribute to the Monkees at Lafayette's Music Room. Formed

Swing to a Shoulder

Swing to a Shoulder

Atlanta garage rockers Omni play Murphy’s this Sunday night.
The debut record from Atlanta's Omni seems like it was made for the end of summer. The 10 tracks on Deluxe slide between garage

Epps at The  Hi-Tone

Epps at The Hi-Tone

This Friday night Epps will release their debut EP, Reversed Words. Formed by Olivia de Witt, Landon Moore, and Wil DeShazo, de Witt said

Forgotten bands of Memphis

Forgotten bands of Memphis

Part One: Three old local bands worth tracking down
To drastically deviate from this column's normal approach, the bands below were randomly picked from a much larger (and still increasing) master list of

Rock the Block

Rock the Block

Introducing Royal Records, the latest project from the iconic Royal Studios.
Last Weekend, Royal Studios held a block party to celebrate their latest venture as a Memphis institution: Royal Records. I caught up with siblings

Carcass, Crowbar, and More at the New Daisy

Carcass, Crowbar, and More at the New Daisy

The New Daisy has already had some of the biggest names in metal come through their doors this year, but Friday's show that features

Snowglobe Returns

Snowglobe Returns

Brad Postlethwaite on his band’s first show in four years.
Not too long ago, the Memphis psych-rock band, Snowglobe, was one of the most popular and prolific acts in town. Over the course of

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