Best Of Lists, Music - posted on December 19, 2019 by

Golden Nuggets!! Share In Kentucky’s Embarrassment Of Musical Riches From 2019!

The past year has seen several Kentuckians release some of our favorite music yet. The meteoric rise of Tyler Childers and the return of Sturgill Simpson were definite bright spots, but the introduction of several new artists make this a list that we’re extremely proud to present to you.

Please note that this isn’t a comprehensive list of every Kentucky artist that released music in 2019, this is just an overall summary of some of our favorites. Also, the music included below is in no particular order, we love ’em all equally, and hopefully you will as well!

We put together a Spotify playlist to accompany the article. Hope you enjoy!

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Album Reviews, Music - posted on September 9, 2019 by

Kentucky’s Knocked Loose Delivers A Brutal Masterpiece With ‘A Different Shade Of Blue’

Knocked Loose is a band from Oldham County, right outside of Louisville, Kentucky. They play a blend of hardcore and metalcore music. They’ve recently released their sophomore album,’A Different Shade of Blue”, and it’s no slump. It hits hard and heavy and it’s excellent.

I caught Knocked Loose a couple years ago by accident. I had driven up to Louisville from Bowling Green to catch Every Time I Die on their Low Teens tour. They were playing at a venue that I wasn’t familiar with, with bands I wasn’t familiar with; I’d heard the name Knocked Loose, but it had only been in passing. You can only imagine my surprise when Knocked Loose took the stage and erupted chaos into the crowd. (more…)

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