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Love and Desperation

Sweet Apple
TEEPEE

Want to have it both ways? I’m not referring to both of the under-dressed babes on the cover.

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Travellers in Space and Time

The Apples in Stereo
YEP ROC

It’s hard to imagine how much more ornate the Apples in Stereo’s albums could get, as Travellers in Space and Time seems to represent the pole most opposite fr

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Memories Are Hunting Horns

Saredren Wells
LOUISVILLE IS FOR LOVERS/RINEHART

Affectation as a metaphor for struggles with intimacy — people with acoustic guitars were hitching to that post even before the young Joni Mitchell began twiddling with tunings.

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The Lip

Johnny Spanish
SELF-RELEASED

A pretty impressive effort from the Louisville-bred New York resident.

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S/T

Brett Eugene Ralph’s Kentucky Chrome Revue
NOISE POLLUTION

Former punk-rock frontman (Fading Out, Rising Shotgun) and current poet and creative writing professor Brett Ralph turned his back on rock (more or less) a few years ago when he mounted the K

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Heir To The Throne; King of The Beats

Jack Splash
SELF-RELEASED

Future beats, personified. These are two of the three planned mixtapes leading up to Jack Splash’s major label debut, though this is far from the first time you’ve heard Splash.

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Bourbon Spearmint And Ice

Johnny Berry & The Outliers
SELF-RELEASED

Johnny Berry is the local king of sad-bastard country music.

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Guitar El Chark

Omar Khorshid
SUBLIME FREQUENCIES

This fantastic new collection highlights the mid-1970s work of Egyptian guitarist Omar Khorshid, whose music bridges the gap between the propulsive energy of 1960s American “surf guitar

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Head First

Goldfrapp
MUTE

It’s a backhanded compliment to call Alison Goldfrapp the thinking person’s Lady Gaga, but it’s true.

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Ghost of Last Summer

Hula Hoop
555/75 OR LESS

After Rachel Grimes left the band, Hula Hoop continued writing songs, and from the leisurely, home-recorded feel, I suspect this batch was produced over a long period with different influence