Around September of last year, I happened to come across a compilation from Soul Jazz Records entitled New York Noise (Dance Music from the New York Underground 1978-1982). I didn’t realize it then, but for the next few months, that compilation would be almost all I’d listen to. If you’re looking to start exploring the […]Read more "Review: The Flesh Is Weak, James Chance and the Contortions"
“Zillion,” released Feb. 3 and acts as Ty Richards’ debut album, has blown my mind six ways to Sunday. This up and coming Austin, Texas artist is bringing out the heavy guns in this album of Psychedelic-dance-rock and it brings out the best in the genera. Holding a voice and lyrical quality of beck, but the fuzzy […]Read more "Review: “Zillion”"
WUTK The Rock welcomes The Lawsuits to the station and couldn’t be more excited to chat with the band LIVE in-studio. The 4-piece group from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania plan to mix it up with air-play of previous and new tracks, like those off the latest album “Moon Son.” “We definitely like the older stuff, as well,” lead […]Read more "The Lawsuits visit WUTK studio, to play Jig & Reel show"
It’s nearly spring, which means festival season has began to peek it’s head around the corner. There’s a lot to be excited about right here in Knoxville: local festival Big Ears, presented by AC Entertainment, is set to draw large crowds with its gathering of avant-garde and experimental talent. The annual event celebrates its 8th […]Read more "Big Ears 2017 Preview"
“Mama I knew I was ‘bout it, way before venues was crowded.” This opening verse from Isaiah Rashad’s song “Park” definitely set the precedent for the night. The show was sold out. The crowd was hype. And Rashad was all about it. His style of hip-hop is laid-back, but full of energy at the same […]Read more "Isaiah Rashad: A Performance Filled With Energy"
As a long time Papadosio fan, I was super stoked to find out they were coming back to Knoxville. Papadosio made their fifth stop of their Pattern Integrities 2017 tour at The International. Hailing from Asheville, North Carolina, Papadosio blends psychedelic space jams with a unique electronic twist. With opening support from Hyperbolic Headspace and […]Read more "Papadosio: An Existential Experience"
By: Chloe DeLuca If you were to ask me, a California girl getting to know my new city of Knoxville and someone who attended Waynestock for the first time, about the turnout of the festival, I’d tell you it was such a fantastic event because of this year’s performers and the sheer love and community felt in one room. I stood […]Read more "Photo Gallery of Waynestock 2017"