New music from The Queeves

Largely incoherent sonic garbage from Idaho’s WORST band.

Show Reviews

Our intrepid reviewer went to a bunch of shows and then wrote a bunch of stuff about it.

Why I Will Miss Miss Aretha

Our staff writer says goodbye to Aretha.

Boise Music Comp 2002

Well looky what we found whilst cleaning out the garage. A Boise music compilation from 2002. Download some of the tracks for free!

New Music From Belstrom MotherF*kin Nordburger

Former members of such bands as Flesh-Saw and The Rowdy Tube Steaks embark in yet another misguided musical direction.

Charlie Baudelaire….AND his 666-Shooters

Free Digital Downloads. Learn it. Know it. Live it.

Directory

A map based directory of music related stuff in the treasure Valley.

What, ME write for Jet Black?

Are you enthusiastic about music? Do you have at least a marginal command of the written word? Like to subject others to your miserable opinions and adroit turns of phrase? Are you dumb enough to work for free? Then you’re perfect! We’re looking for people to write stuff about stuff. You know, stuff like scene reports, reviews, silly article etc.

Our Intrepid Reportage


Why I Will Miss Miss Aretha

Why I Will Miss Miss Aretha

[A Little Background.] Ninetynine percent of you will know the hits. The stuff for which everyone on earth knew her.  Hell, if it weren't for FM radio in the 70s, I wouldn't have had my introduction: 1967's classic, “Respect”. She was spelling a word, my...

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Treefort Diary: Day 4 — 24 March 2018

Treefort Diary: Day 4 — 24 March 2018

You'll forgive me, dear reader, if I sound like I'm doing a night of reruns. But I am, mostly. Can you recall my fits of ecstatic joy from a few nights ago, when I first saw The Muckers? Well, if you can't, then I assume you're already clicking on another...

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Treefort Diary: Day Three – 23 March 2018

Treefort Diary: Day Three – 23 March 2018

As with previous years of the Festival, Fridays are usually when things start to get jumpin'. Venues are packed to the gills, and often times concertgoers are forced to stand in line to see headliners, because the smaller clubs are packed an hour or two...

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Treefort Diary: Day Two — 22 March 2018

Treefort Diary: Day Two — 22 March 2018

Once again, rain was pelting us just as the evening was getting started. Which no doubt put a bit of a damper on the artists of Sector Seventeen, who were nowhere to be found when I snapped the pic you see here. Still, the mural is looking like a real...

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Stuff From Elsewhere


RECORD EXCHANGE TOP SELLERS (WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 18, 2018)

1. Bottle It In, Kurt Vile 2. Look Now, Elvis Costello and the Imposters 3. Wasteland, Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats 4. Trench, Twenty One Pilots 5. A Star is Born Soundtrack, Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper 6. Black Labyrinth, Jonathan Davis 7. An American Treasure, Tom...

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Music Review: Yoko Ono – Warzone

Music Review: Yoko Ono – Warzone

Yoko Ono Warzone [Chimera; 2018] Rating: 3/5 The first track of Yoko Ono’s Warzone begins the same way as “MOONBEAMS” from her 2013 album TAKE ME TO THE LAND OF HELL: distant safari noises merge with an ominous ether of sound courtesy of an unnerving synthesizer. The...

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New Vinyl by the Belstrom Nordburger Ensemble!

3 new songs by the notorious BNE.

One Man Laser Light Show b/w Cute Cute Girls and I'm Just A fish