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

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… Continue reading Ear X-Tacy Leaves Void in Music Promotions and Bookings

Timmons Says Ear X-Tacy Must Change

The owner of the Ear X-Tacy record store says he will do whatever he can to keep the store open, but he’s not sure what that is just yet. Ear X-Tacy founder John Timmons released a statement this week saying he was concerned for the store’s survival.¬†Since that announcement, there’s been an outpouring of support… Continue reading Timmons Says Ear X-Tacy Must Change