Kevin Ratterman in La La Land

Kevin Ratterman took a moment away from work on La La Land, his new studio space on Lexington Avenue, for a portrait that appeared in The Highlander’s September feature on Louisville Music … (Click on the photo to see more images from Kevin Ratterman in La La Land.) Producer Kevin Ratterman is constructing a new …

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Houndmouth at the Green House

Michael Jones and I met the new band Houndmouth at drummer Shane Cody’s New Albany, Ind., home, which they’ve called the “Green House,” at the end of a practice to interview them for the Louisville Music story in the September issue of The highlander, and heard Four unreleased Houndmouth songs on WFPK. (Michael can be …

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Jamason Welker for The Highlander: Louisville Music

I followed Jamason Welker as he went about his business tending the music at Baxter’s 942 Bar and Grill on Baxter Avenue on a recent Saturday for the Louisville Music story in The Highlander. He was out with his mentor, Doc Smith, both their wives and some friends. Wish I could’ve stayed for a drink, …

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