Delta Spirit Revival

Delta Spirit was looking forward to their first headlining show in Madison. Earlier this year, the Long Beach–based band had opened for Dr. Dog at the High Noon Saloon and were coming back on the heels of a new album "History From Below" and a limited vinyl edition EP "The Waites Room."

The near capacity crowd tonight was quivering with anticipation as a pair of LA-based opening acts The Fling and Darker My Love warmed the club’s patrons in preparation for the Delta Spirit set.

Matt Vasquez of Delta Spirit at the High Noon

Matt Vasquez of Delta Spirit

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Video: Justin Vernon and Volcano Choir - Live

Keeping the Wisconsin vibe alive! Justin Vernon and Collections of Colonies of Bees are Volcano Choir in their first live performance from Japan with a killer version of "Island, IS." In related news, Collections of Colonies of Bees have signed to Home Tapes Records with a release due next year.

Review: Fang Island and Delicate Steve

Fang Island played for the third time this year in Madison to a large enthusiastic crowd at the High Noon Saloon hell bent on spreading the band's three prong guitar attack among the uninitiated. The Brooklyn-based quintet we’re genuinely excited to be in Madison and have been touring for almost a year behind their breakthrough self-titled debut album.

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Julian Lynch Discusses Listening Party for New Album “Terra”

Over the last four months Julian Lynch has received accolades from the indie music blogosphere for his ethereal work. Pitchfork gave his latest album “Mare” 8.5 out of 10 on their infamous rating scale, praising Julian’s creative growth from his previous release. And just when you think it couldn't get any better, Stereogum listed Julian Lynch along with former Madison resident, Nika Roza Danilova (aka Zola Jesus), as the best new artists of 2010.

Lynch is already talking about releasing a third album called “Terra” in the coming months and has planned a listening party at The Project Lodge in Madison for fans to preview his latest work. As someone who is helping put a national spotlight on the Madison indie music scene, we wanted to check in with Julian and find out more about this listening party and what it’s like to suddenly be buzz-worthy.

Julian Lynch (photo by Erez Avissar)

Julian Lynch

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