Fresh LaundroMatinee Session: Kevin Krauter Instore at LUNA music

Kevin Krauter‘s latest release, Toss Up, out on Bayonet Records is an in house favorite from 2018 around here. Back last summer, Krauter stopped by LUNA music to play an instore set before heading out on tour.

 

 

The instore performance also included tracks from Changes, Krauter’s first solo excursion. Live versions of songs like “Shadow Boxing” and “Cowboy Chloe” feature Krauter’s delicate vocals layered over soothingly minimalist guitar arrangements, offering a deeper and more focused take on his work. It’s a sound that gets more and more rewarding with each listen.

 

Fresh LaundroMatinee Session: Kevin Krauter at LUNA music

Every year Indianapolis throws down for Record Store Day and every year our LaundroMatinee crew assemble to capture the sights and the sounds. Our next release from that day at LUNA music is from Kevin Krauter, a favorite son amongst Indy’s local music scene. Formerly a member of the celebrated Bloomington band, Hoops, Krauter’s solo releases have reveled in a hazy glimmer that currently find him touring the UK. Relive a highlight from his set below, and check back next week for an extended instore performance.

 

Fresh LaundroMatinee Session: Sleeping Bag at LUNA music

Every year Indianapolis throws down for Record Store Day and every year our LaundroMatinee crew assemble to capture the sights and the sounds. Our next release from that day at LUNA music is from Sleeping Bag, indie-stalwarts based out of Bloomington, IN. They’ve put on some of the most consistently great Record Store Day performances we’ve ever been lucky enough to witness over the years, so we were thrilled to get to record them here.

 

Fresh LaundroMatinee Session: Overcoats at LUNA music

Overcoats, a folk-soul duo made up of Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell with Joao Gonzalez on percussion, fill up any space they perform in with unquestionable joy. When they performed at LUNA music the band played selections from their critically acclaimed album Youngpiling on the synths and layered vocals to create an experience that out-performs any recording. You can relive, or experience for the first time, these songs via our attempts at capturing the magic that Elion, Mitchell, and Gonzalez created.

 

Fresh LaundroMatinee Session: Mudkids at LUNA music

Every year Indianapolis throws down for Record Store Day and every year our LaundroMatinee crew assemble to capture the sights and the sounds. We’re starting off our recap in a big way by with Mudkids, a legendary local hip hop crew who performed at LUNA music. With energy like this it’s easy to see why so many turn out for this party.

Fresh LaundroMatinee Session: Damien Jurado at LUNA music

In an effort to connect with fans and rediscover the network of musical communities that exist outside of major cities, Damien Jurado has embarked upon an ambitious 50 State Tour. “We are nothing without the connection to one another,” he writes, explaining his desire to create more small and profound moments: “If that isn’t worth getting together and celebrating, I don’t know what is.”

Jurado played four shows in our state during June, traveling through Griffith, Ft. Wayne, South Bend, and Indianapolis. While stopping in Indy, he spent part of the afternoon performing to a capacity crowd at LUNA music and sticking around to chat afterwards. The performance was indicative of the connection between artist and audience at the heart of Jurado’s tour: all parties were gracious, appreciative, and just plain enjoying themselves. Be sure to catch a show when he comes through your state.

 

 

Filmed by Doug Fellegy / Laurel Tilton
Edited by Doug Fellegy
Recorded and mixed by Jeff DuPont

Fresh Laundromatinee Sessions: Record Store Day 2017

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As per tradition the LaundroMatinee team spent their Record Store Day at the party thrown by LUNA music here in Indianapolis. They spent the day recording local favorite bands, drinking lots of local coffee and beer, and generally just having a lot of fun with everyone else there. Many thanks to everyone who contributed and to LUNA for always being great hosts. We’re already looking forward to next year’s party!

 

 

Flaco

Sedcairn Archives

Service

Michael Raintree

Thunder Dreamer

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Filmed by Doug Fellegy / Sheridan Gibson
Edited by Doug Fellegy / Laurel Tilton
Recorded by Jeff DuPont / DMA