The Indy In-Tune Blog

Covering you from the front row, to backstage, and right out to the alley behind the club.

Reality Check: No, I Will Not Be Your Band's PR Agent

By: Lizzy B -- Thursday, January 31, 2019
Most of my friends are in bands. That's because the only time I get out is with the girls to go to a bar, and let's face it, while they're sitting around gossiping, I'm checking out the guitarist – habit of a lifetime, I'm afraid. This leads to the other... (Read Full Article)




Reality Check: Ten Things Your Band Is Doing Wrong, Part Two

By: Lizzy B -- Thursday, January 24, 2019
Last week, I started listing ten things your band was probably doing wrong. There's a flow here so you're going to need to go back and read that now. This week we're going to finish off the last five. Though, trust me, there are a lot more than ten thin... (Read Full Article)




Reality Check: Ten Things Your Band Is Doing Wrong, Part One

By: Lizzy B -- Thursday, January 17, 2019
So you've got a band (obviously, or you're probably not reading this). You've written some songs (hopefully, or you're just a band impersonator). You've done a demo, maybe a full album (with luck you've done that correctly, more on that in a future post)... (Read Full Article)




Reality Check: You're the Cheeseburger, Now Shut Up and Play

By: Lizzy B -- Thursday, January 10, 2019
Stop me if you've heard this one before: A bar owner takes out an ad asking for a band to come play for free and bring about 25 people, maybe it will turn into a full-time gig. Either way, it's excellent publicity for his music. The next week a musician... (Read Full Article)




Three Negative Behaviors That Are Killing Local Music

By: Lizzy B -- Thursday, January 03, 2019
I've been writing about Indianapolis music for, let's just say, a few years now. I've been a fan and attendee of local shows for even longer. During this time I've seen the scene go through more highs and lows than a bi-polar teenager on Facebook who just... (Read Full Article)




On the Road with Jeremy Porter and The Tucos in Their 'Old Kentucky (2nd) Home'

By: Amy Foxworthy -- Thursday, December 20, 2018
Jeremy Porter and The Tucos-The Green Lantern—Lexington, Kentucky December 15, 2018 Last year I had the opportunity to interview Detroit, Michigan-based Rock & Roll band, Jeremy Porter and The Tucos while on their tour stop through Indianapolis at the Mel... (Read Full Article)




The Stick Arounds - "Ways To Hang On" Album Preview, Show Review and Interview

By: Amy Foxworthy -- Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Lansing-based 5-piece Rock & Roll-Power-Pop outfit The Stick Arounds will release their sophomore album, “Ways to Hang On” on GTG Records this week, and, after ingesting it religiously for a while now, I can definitively say this is one that should be owne... (Read Full Article)




Legendary Melody Inn Celebrates 17-Year Anniversary with Dave and Rob

By: Amy Foxworthy -- Thursday, October 11, 2018
It’s 9:30 on a Thursday night in Indianapolis and local band Breakes are taking the stage.  The guitar rings out and all chatter stops and everyone zones in on the band.  No one is thinking about the job they have to go to tomorrow, no one is thinking abou... (Read Full Article)




The Hat Madder at Melody Inn with SugarDust and Middle Class

By: Amy Foxworthy -- Sunday, September 30, 2018
Friday, October 5th three talented rock bands from New York, Michigan, and Indianapolis will invade the Melody Inn to rock all of our faces off. SugarDust, the Pop Rock/Power Pop trio from New York returns to Indy with Lansing’s Progressive Indie Rock ban... (Read Full Article)




Jakals Bringing Rock from Boston to Indy at The Melody Inn August 26

By: Amy Foxworthy -- Friday, August 17, 2018
Website: http://jakalsmusic.com/Check out this video for their song “It’s All The Same”Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Jakalsmusic/Katie Solomon — VocalsJack Lewis — GuitarBredon Jones — GuitarZach Wulderk — BassTeryn Citino — DrumsJakals are “Alt roc... (Read Full Article)


An In-Snide Look

Darrin's inane rambling from behind the scenes at Indy In-Tune ... or whatever else he's into at the moment.
An In-Snide Look #378: Holiday Challenge Update, Week 1
By: Darrin Snider
Friday, December 12, 2014


An In-Snide Look #376: Wherein a Challenge is Accepted
By: Darrin Snider
Wednesday, December 10, 2014


An In-Snide Look #374: Spread some Holiday Cheer, Local Musicians!
By: Darrin Snider
Monday, December 08, 2014


An In-Snide Look #361: Wherein Darrin's Inner Psyche Is Found On YouTube
By: Darrin Snider
Tuesday, November 25, 2014


An In-Snide Look #355: Wherein We Recap the Test Run of The Studio B Stage
By: Darrin Snider
Wednesday, November 19, 2014


An In-Snide Look #354: Wherein We Kick Off The Studio B Sessions
By: Darrin Snider
Tuesday, November 18, 2014


An In-Snide Look #327: Wherein We Are Annoyed by Public Radio
By: Darrin Snider
Wednesday, October 22, 2014


An In-Snide Look #315 -- The Pastorale Paradox, Part Two
By: Darrin Snider
Friday, October 10, 2014


An In-Snide Look #314 -- The Pastorale Paradox, Part One
By: Darrin Snider
Thursday, October 09, 2014


An In-Snide Look #311 -- Wherein a Conspiracy Begins
By: Darrin Snider
Monday, October 06, 2014

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