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Forecastle X: Interview with Rachel Grimes

Straight-up Louisville post-rock but with a dash of wooded folk and oft-haunting dual vocals, King’s Daughters and Sons are just one of two avenues for checking out the stylings of Rachel Grimes this weekend. LouisvilleKY.com’s Forecastle X preview coverage continues as Louisville-native Rachel Grimes speaks to the differences between solo and collaborative efforts, whether or not a city can have a “sound” and her favorite places to perform.

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I Was There: Hello Summer Festival

When Jared of CiPit Productions approached me about being Staff Coordinator for the Hello Summer festival, I didn’t hesitate. After all, how could you say no to someone telling you that you’re the perfect person for the job? You can’t. So I jumped right in. What better way to spend a summer day than in one of Louisville’s beautiful parks listening to great local music, right? And a great day it was. For Jared, Ally (also of CiPit Productions), and I, the Hello Summer festival started early–Thursday night, actually. After weeks of e-mails, meetings, and the like, we were finally…

My Morning Jacket Rounds the Corner for Home

Synthesizing their signature sound of psychedelic southern rock, storytelling folk and electro-funk into one giant musical behemoth, Louisville native rockers turned breakout stars My Morning Jacket are back and raring to regain their title as the last and greatest jam band on Earth.