It's maybe weird to call yourself a fan of a band after only hearing one track, but that's how it went with American Fangs. The first time I heard “Le Kick” on the Afropunk Vol 2 comp I was hooked. I hunted for their album. But no luck. Since 2009 they've released a few singles and an EP and a WWE theme song because why the hell not?…Continue
Added by Sound Check on May 15, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
Click here right away to rock to Prince's latest single 'FIXURLIFEUP'.
+ Prince just launched his Live Out Loud tour at a party last night in Vancouver, Canada. Guitarist Donna Grantis told The Huffington Post: "It's going to be a full-on rock…
Dope rock and roll band and AP members The London Souls are back in full effect with a Live video and tour dates announcement. Check out the schedule, ticket info and performance footage below and get ready to rawk!
The New York snow's melting, and spring's finally here. Celebrate with some new music from Houston, TX's American Fangs (unless you're in a polar/glacial region, in which case the snow melting is obviously a very very bad thing and we're all doomed). We featured the lyric video before, and they've made their new single “Pomona” available as a free download.
Added by Sound Check on March 29, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
She released one of the really exciting albums of 2012, and now she's coming to get ya. Soulful songstress Lianne La Havas is about to embark on a world tour, with tens of dates in Australia, France, the UK, Ireland, the US, Canada. Click here for the full schedule. - L…
Added by Sound Check on December 14, 2012 at 8:16am — No Comments
No one could have prepared the city of Indianapolis for what took place on December 4, 2012. One the most influential hip hop groups of all time just happened to roll into town on a stop for their 14 city HipHopgods tour. Base!!! How Low Can You Go! You guessed it- Public Enemy! With a career that has spanned over 25 years, produced 85 tours, and a recent nomination for the 2013 Rock n Roll Hall of Fame, there seems to be no stopping for Public Enemy any time…Continue
Added by Sound Check on December 7, 2012 at 10:14am — No Comments
Calling her music “Doom Soul,” Canadian singer/songwriter Al Spx just released her debut album as Cold Specks. I Predict a Graceful Expulsion is a haunting blend of folk, gospel, goth, and soul all anchored by Al Spx's incomparable voice. With the sadness and wisdom of someone well beyond her 23 years, Cold Specks makes the kind of music you can get lost in for days.…Continue
Sometimes a story is only as good as the storyteller, and in early October Esperanza Spalding told a story of love, hope, and life during her second visit to the city of Indianapolis. Spalding performed at the Old National Theatre with her 10-piece Radio Music Society Band. Spalding introduced each member of the band throughout the 2 hour long show as they each brought their own unique flavor to songs like “Black Gold” which backup singer Chris Turner sang out during the…Continue
This FREE concert presents emerging, mid-career, and legacy Jazz artists that represent revolutionary talent and artistry. In the tradition of the Free Form jazz movement we are interested in ways that artist are challenging the boundaries of their practice and the jazz genre by interrogating conventions in areas such as collaboration, harmonic structures, experimental improvisation, interdisciplinary work, and instrumentation. Past artists have included Billy Bang, Olu Dara,…Continue
Added by Sound Check on May 30, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
After five and a half years, genre-bending DIY group
Belikos is playing their final show at The Music Hall of Williamsburg on May 18th. The
legendarily inked quintet will be playing with Game Rebellion, Pants Velour, and Shinobi Ninja.
For those who missed it, the split was announced in April on…
Added by Sound Check on May 16, 2012 at 8:41am — No Comments