The episode of “American Dad” with Wax Fang’s music is available at www.fox.com/americandad/full-episodes/28665411778/, in case you missed it.
The first segment from the “Lost In Space” episode of “American Dad,” which features Wax Fang’s “Majestic” has been posted. There’s also a feature about it at yahoo.com
Wax Fang will release a new song, “The Blonde Leading The Blonde,” on April 30 on their Don’t Panic Records imprint. The single follows Wax Fang’s scoring of the 150th episode of Fox TV series “American Dad,” whikch will air on May 5. The episode features several songs from Wax Fang’s back catalog, a sneak peak of their forthcoming album, The Astronaut, as well as original music produced specifically for the show.
From Crash Avenue’s press release, there’s this explanation of the song’s message: “Lead singer Scott Carney examines the absurdities of the music industry, drawing attention to the irony of music executives posing as tastemakers, perpetuating the mediocrity that is popular music through the wealth of resources and channels available to them while belittling the standards of the music buying public in the process.”
Head over to soundcloud.com/waxfang/the-blonde-leading-the-blonde to stream the song.
Wax Fang has released a video for “Dawn Of The Dead Of The Night Of the Hunter,” from Mirror, Mirror, in which they splice together footage from 1978’s zombie classic Dawn of the Dead and the essential 1955 thriller The Night of the Hunter. Spin Magazine jumped on this right away.
Billy Petot of Whistle Peak has put together a mixtape of favorites from Louisville and Lexington. It’s posted at Culture Castle; the tracklist looks like this:
1. Bro. Stephen – Tears on Tape | Louisville, KY
2. Matt Duncan – Lone Ranger | Lexington, KY
3. Joan Shelley – Siren | Louisville, KY
4. The Deloreans – Call off the Pain | Louisville, KY
5. The Ladybirds – She’s Alright | Louisville, KY
6. The Fervor – Crazy for the Feeling | Louisville, KY
7. She Might Bite - Whiplash | Louisville, KY
8. Lydia Burrell – Like We’re Animals | Louisville, KY
9. Seluah – Sail Straight Into the Bombs | Louisville, KY
10. Old Baby – Pale as Man | Louisville, KY
11. Wax Fang – Dawn of the Dead of the Night of the Hunter | Louisville, KY
12. Nerves Jr. – Champagne & Peaches | Louisville, KY
13. Idiot Glee – Don’t Go Out Tonight | Lexington, KY
14. Murals – Eyes of Love | Louisville, KY
15. Another 7 Astronauts – Scattered Movements of Pulverized Explosions | Louisville, KY
He left out Houndmouth, Rachel Grimes, Will Oldham, My Morning Jacket, Ben Sollee and Daniel Martin Moore because, he says, you are already familiar with them. No doubt, you could add to the list.
Wax Fang’s Mirror, Mirror CD grabbed a somewhat mixed review from Ang Wrobel at SSGMusic.com
LMN Jazzin’ columnist Martin Z. Kasdan Jr. has an interview with Jane Bunnett, who will play the Clifton Center on November 16 along with Hilario Durán, posted at Bluegrass Catastrophe.
Peter Berkowitz chats with Scott Carney of Wax Fang about the new CD and other music business matters.
Berkowitz also has a chat with Jerry Douglas, who’s headed into Kentucky Country Day Theatre on Saturday.
Sara Havens chats with Laura Patracca of Hunter Valentine, playing Headliners tonight.
The video for Wax Fang’s “Mirror, Mirror” has been premiered by >Spin magazine. Here it is:
Thanks to Peter Berkowitz at Bluegrass Catastrophe for posting the credits:
Written, Directed and Edited by Scott Carney
Story by Scott Carney and Jacob Heustis
Executive Producer: Patrick Oliver
Associate Producer: Corey McAfee
Produced by Wax Fang
CAST (in order of appearance):
Cinematographer: Andrew Vititoe
Assistant Director: Ryan Daly
1st Assistant Camera: Will Hartsock
Art Direction: Jacob Heustis
Set Design: Bradley Carroll
Set Construction: Jacob Heustis, Bradley Carroll, Ryan Daly & Peyton Hoge
Production Assistant: Natasha Sud
Hair and Make Up: Ali Laipply & Sarah Petot
Additional Hair and Make Up: Natasha Sud
Wardrobe provided by: Sharon Sayger @ Acorn Apparel
Costumes: Scott Carney, Jacob Heustis, Jasmine Weatherby, Natasha Sud, & Beth Heustis
Special Effects: Andrew Vititoe
Timing and Color Balancing: Scott Carney and Will Hartsock
Still Photographer: Kristofer Twist and Maggie Huber
Spiritual Adviser: Clay Farris
Catering by the Mom Squad and the North End Cafe
Karate Body has announced the previously announced release of Wax Fang’s new 4-song EP, set for October 30 on digital, CD and vinyl, with the first 250 copies pressed on Coke-bottle clear wax. Tickets for their Louisville record release show November 17 at Headliners Music Hall can be found at headlinerslouisville.com.
Also, there is the release of Another7Astronauts’ The Golden Autumn And The Afternoon, available at all worldwide digital retailers on October 23. Check out “Scattered Movements of Pulverized Explosions”: