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


ENTER TO WIN A PAIR OF FLAMING LIPS VINYL REISSUES & PRINT!

Oh my God, more Flaming Lips goodies to give away! In celebration of the vinyl release of In a Priest Driven Ambulance and Death Trippin’ at Sunrise rarities compilation, we have copies of both albums plus a limited edition art print to give to one lucky customer! To...

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ENTER TO WIN A GRATEFUL DEAD T-SHIRT AND STASH BOX!

The Grateful Dead just released live CD and vinyl sets from the band’s 1973-74 Northwest run, and to celebrate we have a T-shirt, stash box and poster to give away to one lucky customer! To enter the drawing, send an email* with the subject “Grateful Dead” HERE by...

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♫ Listen: Breathers – Designed to Break

♫ Listen: Breathers – Designed to Break

Drawing comparisons between bands, genres, and decades is tricky territory: at best, it’s reductive and boxes in the band/music, and at worst, it’s regressive and limits the boundaries of expression. Still, it’s sometimes a necessary evil when describing a band,...

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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