Fuck Buttons at Mercy Lounge. (Photo by Steve Cross)
Call of the Weill: German cabaret singer Ute Lemper indulges “The Seven Deadly Sins.” (Playing Thursday, 17th, Friday, 18th and Saturday, 19th at Laura Turner Music Hall.)
Petals and Thorns: Kathleen Edwards and her new album, Asking for Flowers, have room for tough talk and soft spots. (Playing Saturday, 19th at Mercy Lounge w/Dan Wilson.)
Tapes ’n Tapes: A new local cassette label resurrects the spirit of tape-trading culture—but it’s not all nostalgic romanticism.
Polymer Plaudits: Saturday is Record Store Day—got vinyl?
Scenecast Episode 128 is smoother than cold beer in the middle of a double-header with line drives from Thad Cockrell, Reckless Kelly, John Gorka, Dixie Bee-Liners, Moody Blues, Okkervil River, New Pornographers, Old Ceremony, Nick Lowe, Braille, Steve Earle, Allison Moorer, Elvis Costello and multi-band events like Rites of Spring, Dirty Rabbit Carnival, Grimey's Spring Festival & the MTSU Record Convention.
Our Critics' Picks: Reckless Kelly, Thad Cockrell, New Pornographers, Rites of Spring, Moody Blues, The Dixie Bee-Liners, Braille & more.
In The Spin: Caribou and Fuck Buttons, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club