BoomBozz Taphouse
$20 Worth of Food for Only $10!
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Purple Sounds

Zach Brock
CRISS CROSS JAZZ

After several excellent albums, Lexington native and DownBeat Rising Star Violinist Zach Brock’s second for well-respected Criss Cross pays tribute to several of his influences, from pioneers

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Caravan

The John La Barbera Big Band
JAZZ COMPASS

Many big bands embrace “more is more” with flashy showpieces: not this one.

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Do To the Beast

Afghan Whigs
SUB POP

Growing up in Cincinnati does a few things to a person — having knowledge of what an Ass Pony is, random encounters with Blessid Union of Souls, and mall food court conversations with the Lac

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Pocket Full of Ohms

Allen Poe
SELF-RELEASED

One-third of Frankfort’s Basement Up, Allen Poe’s Ohms is beautifully produced, from blog favorite “Gina” (featuring Von Pea) to “Grand Entrance” (w

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Somewhere Else

Lydia Loveless
BLOODSHOT

Lydia Loveless created a buzz three years ago with the release of Indestructible Machine, an album rooted in cow-punk grit.

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Raven Town Witch

The Phantom Family Halo
SOPHOMORE LOUNGE

A weird vibe permeates the entirety of Witch, an all-encompassing, sinister veneer that indicts the listener as somehow complicit in whatever it is they’ve done wrong.

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The Satanist

Behemoth
METAL BLADE

While metal is often theatrical in nature, there are some, such as Behemoth architect Nergal, for whom it isn’t an act.

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Cosmonaught: Course Two

Various Artists
SELF-RELEASED

Two is the second in an anthology series helmed by the prolific William Ragland.

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Some Days Are Better Than Others Soundtrack

Matthew Cooper
TEMPORARY RESIDENCE LIMITED

 Eluvium mastermind Matthew Cooper dials his signature sound way down on this film score, which is saying something, since Cooper wasn’t exactly known for heavy dynamics to begin w

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Homebois in Outerspace

Skyscraper Stereo
LITTLE HEART

The scene: a mother and daughter in a studio. The toddler is there to say a few words for a hook, a reference to an Internet meme from a couple years back.