Apr 24, 2009
You know, you spend 20+ years in the music scene, you think you
know how it is and what's going on, then some 20-something-year-old
upstart kids essentially call you an old fart and show you an
entire subculture that you were barely aware even existed.
Somehow, I always knew I'd be the old fart one day. Thanks for
the education guys!
Kurt Rambis is one of the leading bands in Indy's
basement/underground/DIY scene, which combines the grass-roots work
ethic of the Indie scene, combined with the angst and wit of the
70's punk scene, and packages it up with energetic, passion-filled,
original music. It's not for everybody, but I'm increasingly
convinced that everybody should sample it at least once before they
pass judgment on it. You'd be surprised at the sophistication
and intelligence that lurks beneath it's simple, rough
Links referenced in the show:
- Kurt Rambis can be found here: MySpace.
- Drummer Skyler Rowe is a busy boy who also performs skin
bashing duties for the hardcore bands Axis
and Allies, Picked Clean, Punish
- They regularly practice at The 1511,
a house/show spot located in the southern Broad
- They are named for, but should not be confused with, the 4-time world
champion basketball palyer and coach.
- The EP, available on their MySpace page was recorded at
Ruckus Recording Studio.
- Their next project will most-likely be a split 7" vinyl release
Before Marriage. Followed by a proper EP.
- The fourth track was inspired by the events surrounding of
Heather Norris. You can learn more about her tragic story
- If you're looking for other shows and venues in Indianapolis'
DIY/underground scene, check out other great house venues such as
Halloween House, Moria the
Basement, and the Empty Bucket.
- If you would like to book a show at the 1511, go through the
Indianapolis Hardcore Page.
- This week's promo, in honor of Todd Heaton's love of leftist
politics, is for the Sooner Thought Podcast.
- Just a couple hours left to win the Shelby Kelley CD, and a few
days for the April Prize Pack. You can enter both
contests on our web site.
- Indy In-Tune is proud to co-sponsor the 8 Seconds
Saloon Battle of the Bands. You can learn more about the
dates and participants at other co-sponsor, 97.1
Hank FM's web site. (Now, do you see them plugging us or
linking to this site? I think
- Anybody interested in what is either "The Innaugural Musicians
Night Out" or just a night of drinking with some band geeks, should