The Hi-Fi

Review: Never Come Downs — The Abyss

Friday Photo Blog–Sunday Edition by Tim McLaughlin Let’s start with a definition by Wikipedia: Shoe gazing (or shoe gaze):  Dream pop or neo-psychedelic subgenre of indie and alternative that emerged in the UK in the late 80s.  Its sound is characteristic by an ethereal mixture of obscured vocals, distortion, effects, and overwhelming volume.  Think of …

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Under the Lights in Fountain Square

by Tim McLaughin Hapless Guitar Photography [dropcap]I[/dropcap]ndianapolis is the Crossroads of America, and this is no more true than in music.  With its music venues from the large, The Vogue Theater to the small, Melody Inn, venues exist from Zionsville, Broad Ripple, Downtown Indianapolis, Fountain Square and many places in-between. For this selection of photographs …

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A Regular Mountain Man

After nearly a decade playing bass in the Bloomington scene, Glenn Myers now finds himself touring nationally with the dynamic act Diane Coffee.  Yet despite his great success, Myers remains the same humble, grounded man he has always been. by Donovan Wheeler photos courtesy of Diane Coffee [dropcap]W[/dropcap]atch Diane Coffee’s performance at NPR’s famous Tiny …

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What You’ve Done Well: Rodeo Ruby Love Preps for Their Final Show

by Donovan Wheeler photos by Anna Teeter, Kris Carter, and Gabrielle Cheikh [dropcap]A[/dropcap]nna Teeter’s intimate photos of Rodeo Ruby Love’s “studio session,” illustrate perfectly what made the group not only a Hoosier phenomenon, but a nationally recognized act as well. In many frames the bandmates lounge in a comfortable, homey living room, visibly crack jokes …

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