Entries by kmr

Black Friday Appliance Part One

Black Friday Appliance, Live Performance at The Fidelitorium, Kernersville, North Carolina on August 29, 2016 Bryon Settle / Kirk Ross — prepared guitars Recorded and mixed by Pete Weiss This recording starts with the sound of a Braun dishwasher purchased by Mitch Easter on Black Friday somewhere around 2014 or 2015 (year still being verified). […]

Indy review of Defenestration Boulevard

Grayson Haver Currin in Indy Week — Lud’s personal and political new album, Defenestration Boulevard After two casual and sporadic decades as a band, the two-guitar Orange County institution Lud knows how to build a record, no matter how old-fashioned that rock ‘n’ roll notion might sound. Defenestration Boulevard, the quartet’s first since 2008’s functionally […]

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Indy review of V

Via Brian Howe in Indy Week — Two decades in, Lud remains lean, mean and laid-back Oh, Barracuda Kirk Ross lives on the outskirts of Chapel Hill in a brick house with electric blue trim. Fallen leaves and wild foliage cloak the front yard, and two leftover jack-o-lanterns flank the door like decaying sentinels. Overlooking […]


Flag Dance

From 2008, a little film of a flag on Weaver Street in Carrboro. The recording is the first sketch of Strangers in the Sky.