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Old Souls in New Music : Motopony

This is the first in a three part series on the group ‘Motopony’ and my conversation with lead singer, Daniel Blue Have you ever met an old soul? A truly genuine being, with depth that transcends all that is modern, who spurns the normal 2011 days of greed, glory self righteousness? I was lucky enough to have that chance today, via a phone conversation with one of the country’s best new upcoming lead singers. Daniel Blue of Motopony is just such a soul. After hearing Motopony’s  “King of Diamonds” and finding out that one of the band members has family…


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“Hell or High Water” Brings WFPK’s Waterfront Wednesday to Headliners

The first water rescue that I’m aware of in local concert history, Hell or High Water showcase will bring the music from the flooded Waterfront Wednesday indoors to Headliners Music Hall on Wednesday April 27. Yes, the Lord may have been willin’ but the creek did rise. Meaning, the show must go on! An impressive debut for the 2011 season, Walk the Moon, Sarah Jaffe and The Deloreans are rising stars that are just too damn hot to be challenged by rising water. This 21-and-over show is free. Doors open and 7:00 p.m. and the bands strike up at 8:00…


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State of Local News changing on WFPL

On today’s State of Affairs on WFPL-FM, Julie Kredens announced the end of the State of Affairs program she hosts. The daily one-hour show has been on the air for 14 years. Don’t worry, nobody got fired. According to the station’s news release, LPM is “working on a concept for a new series of interviews that will showcase Julie’s ability to interact with guests and create really magical radio. Watch for more news about that.” OK, we will. But meanwhile it looks like there will be a little less local talk and more national product on the air. There will…



All Ears for Ten Years!

If you live in or near Kentucky and have ever drawn a crowd in a club or on a sidewalk; recorded a song with a passionate degree of writing and performing talent–chances are you have played Kentucky Homefront. If your music inspired a standing ovation or caused dancing in the aisles, you’ve been back a few times. If you enjoy the history and preservation of the indigenous music of the mid-south and Appalachian regions of our country–from Irish folk to High Lonesome Bluegrass,  honky tonk to folk-pop, dulcimers to drums–then you’ve been part of the live audience as Kentucky Homefront…