Gingrich Leads Poll, Tea Party on Romney, Ear X-Tacy Closure on NPR, Future Classics: Today on Here and Now

Some highlights from today’s show. 1:06pm Because of his long career in politics, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says he’s ready for the scrutiny that comes with being at the top in the polls.¬† The GOP candidates head into another debate tonight where Gingrich is expected to come under attack because of his newfound frontrunner […]

Ear X-Tacy Leaves Void in Music Promotions and Bookings

The closure of the Ear X-Tacy record store has surprised much of Louisville’s music community, but the effect could be even more widespread. Ear X-Tacy has frequently been a key player in the SoundScan system that tracks album sales. Sales at the store were often weighted. Depending on the year, one album sold at Ear […]

ear X-tacy To Relocate

By Rick Howlett The founder and owner of Louisville’s ear X-tacy Records says he will move his store to a new location on Bardstown Road this summer. John Timmons announced that the nearly 25 year old independent business will relocate about a mile south near Douglass Loop Station. A FedEx facility in the building will […]