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Decisions

The Brandon Coleman Quartet
SELF-RELEASED

Guitarist and recent U of L alumnus Brandon Coleman is joined by Bruno Gafanhoto on drums, Luke McIntosh on bass and Diego Lyra on keyboards, for his first album.

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Red Velvet Car

Heart
SONY LEGACY

It’s been a while, ladies. Wasn’t sure when we’d hear from you again.

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Car Alarm

The Sea & Cake
(THRILL JOCKEY)

From the opening track, you can tell The Sea and Cake have been playing together a long time.

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The Union Electric

The Union Electric
SELF-RELEASED

The Union Electric’s fusion of folk structures and punk dynamics isn’t exactly unprecedented, but the three songs that comprise the band’s debut EP are still refreshing in t

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Broken Hearts And Dirty Windows

Various Artists
OH BOY

This collection of random tracks is exciting and interesting, beat by beat.

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Brutality Brochure

Psychonautics
GRIMEY RHYME

No hip-hop act in town — solo, group or otherwise — waves the Wu flag higher than these offshoots of the Grimey Rhyme Regime. Solos D.O.H.

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Hearing

Mercy Academy
LITTLE HEART

A wise choice to bring more sets of guitar strings and a cello makes Mercy Academy’s follow-up to Tales a respectable turn from a full folk sound.

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Beyond the Sambatyon

Lost Tribe
TNT PRODUCTIONS

Lost Tribe carries on the klezmer tradition, their name borrowed from the Hebrew legend of the 10 Lost Tribes, exiled from Israel to beyond the raging Sambatyon River.

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Old

Danny Brown
FOOL'S GOLD

“They want that old Danny Brown,” the madcap Detroit rapper anticipates on the opening track of Old. But he mostly seems to have had his fill of the shock humor that pervad

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Confessions of a Scorpio

Teneia Sanders
SONABLAST!
sonaBLAST! is the label every Louisville band wants to sign to. They’ve got the industry connections that have parlayed several bands to airplay on MTV’s reality shows.