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The instrumental rock scene in Lafayette is dead. Long live the almost instrumental rock scene. Sideburner owes a lot to the sounds of a plethora of heady (not heavy), instrumental metal bands that dominated the local rock scene in the early 21st century, namely Collapsar (a band in which Sideburner drummer Brett Judice played as well).

Summer of Lomax

Seminal recordings from more than eight decades ago form the basis of a new appraisal of the origins and early years of Louisiana’s indigenous music.


Too bad the Lafayette Reggae & Cultural Festival isn’t around anymore. It would be a great way to intro Smoov Ras to a bigger stage and to music lovers of Lafayette who don’t frequent live music venues.

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