Most-Recent Entries

Album Review: Sietch Ramshackle "U.R.//Nctrl"
By: Amy Foxworthy
Saturday, December 28, 2019


Mixed Tape Monday: Darrin's Favorite Discoveries of 2019
By: Darrin Snider
Monday, December 16, 2019


Indianapolis “Art Rock” Band Midwest Contraband Releases Killer 4th Album
By: Amy Foxworthy
Sunday, October 6, 2019


Special Presentation #01: MP Cavalier Meets Martin Barre of Jethro Tull
By: Darrin Snider
Saturday, May 4, 2019


Mix-Tape Monday: Great Guitarists
By: Darrin Snider
Monday, March 25, 2019


Mix Tape Monday: Darrin's Tribute to Tony Iommi
By: Darrin Snider
Monday, March 18, 2019


Mix Tape Monday: Darrin's Guilty Pleasures
By: Darrin Snider
Monday, March 11, 2019


Mix Tape Monday: Relax with a Nice Bottle of Wine
By: Darrin Snider
Monday, March 4, 2019


Mix Tape Monday: Stuff I Feel Like I May Be the Only Person Who Owns It
By: Darrin Snider
Monday, February 25, 2019


Mix Tape Monday: My (First) Prog Mix Tape
By: Darrin Snider
Monday, February 18, 2019

Show #161: Coup D'eTat

By: Darrin Snider (darrin at indyintune dot com)
Monday, July 7, 2014 5:00:00 PM

    

It gets frustrating sometimes that it seems the more I am in love with a band, the longer it takes to get them to actually come in and do a podcast. Certainly Coup d'Etat has been on Indy In-Tune in varying capacities in the past year, between our Battle shows last fall, an appearance at Monday Night Live, and some spontaneous guest appearances during our National High-Five Day, Marathon ... but really, we never seem to just sit down and have the kind of serious, thoughtful, in-depth conversation about "Salmon Pants" that one can have in a podcast setting, so I'm very glad we finally had this opportunity to raise the intellectual content of the radio station. Seriously though, for the past two years we've been doing live broadcasts, you'll note that Coup d'Etat's music gets featured in nearly every single one, which probably says something about the level of respect I have for these guys and their craft.

Formed about three years ago, and first unleashed to the world at large about two years ago, Coup d'Etat is very much the quintessential power trio, and very much lives up to everything one expects from their predecessors: a tight group of guys who just blend well together musically to the point that throwing out an hour or two of spontaneous music requires almost no forethought or effort, easily mixing back and forth between improvisational vamping, virtuosic solos, and jaw-dropping riff-based rock that makes you want to scream, "Hell yeah!" Wait ... did I just compare them to Gretchen Wilson? Probably not the smartest thing I've done this week. Their long awaited debut CD (discounting several under-produced demos recorded in their living room) gets unleashed on the world this coming weekend ... so aren't you lucky we're able to give you a sneak peak in advance? You're welcome, America.

Links referenced in the show:





Previous Post:
Show #160: The Farewell Audition Returns
Next Post:
Show #162: The Chicago Typewriters


Blog comments powered by Disqus

Gear Up for Summer

Back by popular demand for a limited time only, "I support local music ... and yes, that does make me better than you." Show the world that you, too, are a proud elitist music snob! Get yours before time runs out...

Solicitations and Submissions

Solicitations for blog posts can be made by sending and email to "blog -at- indyintune -dot- com" and should follow these guidelines:

  • Local (Indianapolis-based) acts always have priority.
  • Visisting acts playing a bill with one or more local acts are also considered.
  • We generally don't like to repeat content found on other sites. If your request already has a lot of coverage on other sites, it will be considered low-priority unless you can give us an exclusive angle.
  • For obvious reasons, we don't do solicited album reviews, though we do appreciate you letting us know when you have a new release. Consider coming in and talking about the album yourself live on the air or a podcast.
  • All of our staff writers are unpaid enthusiasts. All requests for blog posts are entirely at their descretion.
  • As such, they generally need a lot of lead-time to put something out -- we're talking weeks of lead time, not hours.
  • That said, individual authors have full authority to ignore the following guidelines and write whatever they want ... if you can convince them to.
  • In addition, feel free to write your own post and submit it for posting as a "guest blogger." Those almost always get accepted.
  • Finally, regional or national acts submitting without meeting the above guidelines are generally ignored. We're not trying to be dicks, but if you send us a generic form-letter with your press release, and it doesn't even remotely concern a local artist or event, then you're not part of our core focus.