BoomBozz Taphouse
$20 Worth of Food for Only $10!
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The Cowboys Prayer

Mutual Benefit

Touring in support of the rerelease of the eminently listenable “The Cowboy’s Prayer” EP, Boston indie outfit Mutual Benefit are playing in Louisville October 28 at Zanzabar.

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Into the Sixes

Connections
(Anyway Records)

 There is something about Ohio that serves consistently strong lo-fi indie rock. Perhaps it is the willing retreat into the life of the Midwest.

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A Modest Proposal

Lather
SELF DESTRUCT

Where more than a few local groups turned to one person to handle vocals, singer-guitarist Jeremy Podgursky and bassist Brian Kaelin, both formerly of Dybbuk, divided those duties and conquered.

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Dirty Gold

Angel Haze
REPUBLIC/ISLAND

Not everything that comes in a shiny package does so to hide a lack of depth, but this is not the album the hard-hitting emcee’s earlier work led us to expect.

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After the Disco

Broken Bells
SONY

James Mercer and Brian Burton’s second full-length trip as Broken Bells is a decidedly brighter listen than before, though as catchy and repeatable.

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Kinetic Meditations

Gardiner/ Vasconcellos
SELF-RELEASED

Lourenço Vasconcellos’ congas, almost ritualistic, set a scene; Graeme Gardiner’s sinuous saxophone percolates through … waves of sound wash over the percussion … i

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Little Voices

D’Arkestra
SELF-RELEASED

D’Arkestra accurately describes its music as “post-rock and indie-jazz.” Led by saxophonist/composer Drew Miller, the band includes many of our best younger players (Graeme Gardin

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You a Thousand Times

Kyle James Hauser
SONABLAST!

Our capacity to imagine a perfect love, which escapes us in reality, forms the basis of much internal (as well as interpersonal) conflict.

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Shawn Sleeps Naked

Shawn Sleeps Naked
SELF-RELEASED

The word “pretension” is one to avoid, but one I struggle with here; can I think of something as silly without coming off as pretentious myself?

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Easy Pain

Young Widows
TEMPORARY RESIDENCE LTD.

At full-length number four, Young Widows show no sign of relenting.