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Song of the Day: 'Rill Rill' by Sleigh Bells

August 30, 2010 Few bands are more buzzed about right now than Sleigh Bells, the Brooklyn band that's part noise, pop, metal, hardcore and danc. more »»

J.J. Abrams/Spielberg movie being filmed in Weirton

August 30, 2010 Has West Virginia landed a location shoot of a movie with a filmmaker pedigree that potentially deserves both an “awesome” and “well done” for the West Virginia film office?... more »»

Song of the Day: 'Chase Scene' by Broken Social Scene

August 26, 2010 Generally speaking, I have an aversion to hype and sometimes that bites me in the arse. more »»

The Theory of Badass

August 25, 2010 (Ed. note: Ms. Fronk is neither a doctor nor a scientist; however, she is totally badass and that makes her an expert on badassness. more »»

Song of the Day: 'Do You Compute?' by Drive Like Jehu

August 17, 2010 Here's an oldie but a goodie fer you today (isn't it sad that songs from the '90s are now oldies?). more »»

Song of the Day: 'Work for the Government' by Central Services

August 16, 2010 Columbus-based rapper and producer Camu Tao died from lung cancer in 2008 before ever releasing his solo debut for Definitive Ju. more »»

Song of the Day: 'Let's Go Surfing' by The Drums

August 9, 2010 I'm heading to the beach tomorrow so naturally I've been listening to surf music out the wazoo. more »»

Song of the Day: 'The Suburbs' by Arcade Fire

August 3, 2010 OK, so maybe we're going a little overboard with the Arcade Fire love these past two days, but this album is really great on first listen and sure to only get better with each subsequent one. more »»

Song of the Day: 'Sewee Sewee' by Mountain Man

August 2, 2010 Few things will instantly attract me to a song like two- or three-part harmonie. more »»

Song of the Day: 'Cumberland Gap' by Robert Byrd

July 28, 2010 At this point, I thought nearly everyone knew about the late Robert Byrd's musical career. But apparently not. more »»

WVU brings optimism to season

July 28, 2010 With 16 starters returning from a team that went 9-4 a year ago, it’s only natural optimism surrounds the 2010 West Virginia University football program. more »»

Marshall ready for some changes

July 28, 2010 College football teams tend to schedule a non-conference opponent or two that should guarantee them a victory. Quite the contrary for Marshall University. more »»

A time of growth for Sara Watkins

July 28, 2010 Eighteen years into a musical career that’s included multiple Grammy nominations and wins usually isn’t the time for an explosion of growth. more »»

Song of the Day: 'The Gardener,' by The Tallest Man on Earth

July 21, 2010 There's no shortage of folk singer-songwriters that are reminiscent of Bobby D. But that doesn't mean some of those artists aren't worth checking out. more »»

Song of the Day: 'Two' by The Antlers

July 20, 2010  Despite its lack of a chorus and the depressing subject matter it tackles, "Two" from The Antlers' 2009 album, "Hospice," is the catchiest song I've heard in months. more »»

Song of the Day: 'Dance Yrself Clean' by LCD Soundsystem

July 15, 2010 LCD Soundsystem's new album, "This is Happening," has been out for a few months now and no matter how many times we listen to the rest of the disc (do people say that anymore?), we always... more »»

Song of the Day: 'Come as You Are,' by The Mammals

July 14, 2010 For whatever reason, we're always attracted to covers of popular songs that are in genres far different from the original tune. A folk band covering Britney Spears? Classic. more »»

Song of the Day: 'Ocean City' by Kurt Vile

July 13, 2010 When Sonic Youth singer Kim Gordon mentions that she can't stop listening to one of your albums, well, my friend, good things are happening for you. more »»

Song of the Day: 'Right On' by The Roots

July 12, 2010 The Roots have a new album out and it's easily one of their best in years. more »»

Song of the Day: 'Kalama' by Damien Jurado

July 8, 2010 He's not even the most famous singer-songwriter named Damien (that would go to Damien Rice), but for our money no one is better than Mr. Jurado. more »»

 
 

 

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