Palms Weak, Hands Sweaty, Knees Shaky, Mom’s Spaghetti

Shaky Knees is celebrating its fifth year in business. The line up is stacked more than The Expendables part 7, including LCD soundsystem, Slyvan Esso, Cage the Elephant, Dr. Dog, FIDLAR. Now, I can not say that I will remember the entire weekend (It will be very hot, you see), but I would say that LCD Soundsystem…

The Return of King Kendrick

Attention to all Emcees in the hip-hop game, it’s time to get your minds right because KENDRICK LAMAR IS BACK! The self-proclaimed ‘greatest rapper alive’ recently announced his upcoming project, serving a couple of appetizers with recently released tracks “The Heart Part IV” and “Humble” to whet our collective appetites. “Humble” is accompanied by a…

Flor Announces Debut Album

Synth-pop band Flor have announced their debut album come out. you’re hiding. will be available everywhere on May 19th. The band signed to Fueled By Ramen in 2016, and judging by the recent mainstream success of the label with artists such as twenty one pilots, Panic! at the Disco, & Paramore, this band should be one to…

No P rts M ss ng from new Adult. album

House guests come and go, but some are always remembered. This is the case with ‘Detroit House Guests’ the new heavily mechanical and a little maniacal Adult. album. (the period is supposed to be there) When heading into this album be prepared to get super freaked out. This is a definitely a strange one that goes beyond…

311 Day: A Celebration of the Band from Simmer Down.

Happy 311 Day, everyone! Mulkster of Simmer Down here. What is there to say about 311 besides how amazing their music is and how they treat fans? Little history about the band for you, 311 was originally called Omaha, Nebraska, in the late 1980s. Their music can be best described as reggae, rock, and rap…

Emo experimentalists Xiu Xiu to pack punch at Big Ears

Xiu Xiu are true experimentalists. The band’s lead member (and only member to consistently play with the band), Jamie Stewart, explores different methods of approaching music with every album. Stewart has remained one of the most unique voices in music since his album A Promise was released in 2003. Seemingly every album in their lengthy discography…

Depeche Mode brings the revolution

Depeche Mode has released a new single, as a taste of their new album Spirit that will be released on March 17.  You can listen to it at the bottom of this article, and should before we get any further. I’ll wait and give you a moment to listen to it. Good job, now we are…

Lætitia Sadier to pop at Big Ears

Big Ears is approaching next month, and my excitement for the festival grows stronger every day. Just recently, Big Ears released an official Spotify playlist featuring artists in the 2017 lineup. This playlist gives listeners a great preview of what to expect during the festival. I recommend listening to this playlist or perusing through their lineup…

Mastodon’s Emperor of Sand remains a mystery

Mastodon, the well-known masters of diverse heavy metal music, will be releasing their seventh studio album in late March. Considering the span of styles and genres the group has explored and their determination to make every album different from their last, it is hard to say with certainty what exactly this next album will be…

The Lawsuits visit WUTK, to play Jig & Reel show

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…

Big Ears 2017 Preview

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…

WAYNESTOCK 7 @ The Relix Theatre, February 3 – 4, 2017!

The 7th annual Waynestock: For the Love of Drew Festival kicks off tonight, Friday, Feb. 3rd, and continues Saturday evening for round #2 of a music-packed show of talented artists. Bands such as Sweet Years, The Billy Widgets, Good Guy Collective, and more will be gracing this year’s stage at the Relix Variety Theatre, located…