Pinballsin' a Documentary Film on Louisville's underground Pinball Scene.
John King shot, directed, edited, and produced this 30 minute documentary film about one of Louisville's fastest growing sub-cultures, Underground Pinball Tournaments.
Louisville Is For Lovers
For over 15 years Louisville Is For Lovers has collected regional music in all relevant genres from Rock, Rap, Hip Hop, Gospel, Folk, Electronic, Etc and released compilations and full releases from hundreds of Kentucky artists including Will Oldham, My Morning Jacket, David Pajo, Cheyenne Mize, and many more. Over 30 album releases that have preserved regional music and worked to bring Kentucky music around the globe to over 25 countries and 5 continents including Antarctica. Louisville Is For Lovers also promotes culture and music through events and festivals including the Summer Series, Valentines Series, and others.
The oldest Louisville based music, arts, and culture blog on the internet. For over 8 years I have been writing or acting as editor, writing reviews, editorials, interviews, and news content for Louisville and regional culture events.
Louisville Zombie Attack
The world's largest annual Zombie Walk first began in 2005 and now carries on on August 29th every year with over 30,000 participants.
We are in the initial stages of launching a serial music educational broadcast/podcast exploring the evolution, myths, and genres of Popular Music. Produced and hosed by John King, Executive Producer Will Oldham.
Celebrated Sounds: The Music of the Berea College Sound Archives
5 one hour audio programs exploring the history and myth of Appalachian music, from it's roots in Irish and African folk to it's influences in a broader social context and in sub-genres.
Summer Cassingle Series
Using a grant from Berea College I paired up with Guestroom Records Louisville to preserve music in Louisville, Kentucky; in 3 genres: Hip Hop, Pop, and Roots, and released them in a Cassette/Digital forma accompanied by 3 live events.
Website: Cassingle Series
Portrait of Appalachia
Using a grant from Berea College, I paired with Magnolia Photobooth Co. to travel over 3,000 miles in the southern Appalachian mountains taking 1,000 portraits of Appalachians in an effort to archive contemporary culture.
Website: Capturing Appalachia
There Is No One
a 20th anniversary tribute album to Will Oldham's first album, The Palace Brothers There Is No-One, with 13 Louisville bands/artists covering every song on the album and released on Vinyl/Digital format.
Website: There Is No One