Tag: Poor Old Lu

March 20, 2022

March 14, 2022

Jesse Sprinkle "Universes" New Album

Jesse Sprinkle who has been a member of more bands that can possibly be mentioned in just one write up, has dropped his brand new album titled “Universes” which you can stream/download over on Bandcamp here. Jesse as you may recall, was a drummer for legendary indie band – Poor Old Lu, and also an active member of Demon Hunter, Dead Poetic, not to mention his many solo contributions and a recent project with his brother, Aaron Sprinkle.… Continued →

June 4, 2020

Bright & Harrowing Drop Debut Song (Featuring Members of Poor Old Lu)

Bright & Harrowing which is the new project of Scott and Jesse from Poor Old Lu, just dropped their new single titled “Breathe In, Breathe Out”. Check out the song below this message and soak up the moody, driving, introspective, and melodic indie based rock. This is one of those projects that I am most excited about and this song is certainly proof that good rock never dies. Give this band a listen today.… Continued →

November 30, 2019

Introducing: Bright and Harrowing

A new band has just burst on to the scene. I got word of this on social media today and thought I’d share. Scott Hunter (Poor Old Lu singer), Jesse Sprinkle (Poor Old Lu/Demon Hunter/Dead Poetic and tons others), Kurt Schmidt, and Anthony Carvalho have all teamed up under the name “Bright and Harrowing“. New music and info coming soon. I always dug Scott’s vocals so I know this is gonna be good. More info here.… Continued →

September 18, 2019

Lo-Fidelity Records Announce Reissue of Poor Old Lu "Sin"

Lo-Fidelity Records have announced a 25th anniversary reissue of the classic Poor Old Lu album – “Sin”. The album is getting the vinyl and cd treatment again and there will be bonus tracks. Check out the campaign right here and make sure get your orders in quickly as some of the vinyl are close reaching the quantity maximum. You can find the band on Facebook right here so make sure to visit and say hi.… Continued →

April 28, 2019

25 years of Starflyer 59! (over a dozen contributors)

As you will no doubt have heard, the mighty Starflyer 59 have just released their 15th full-length studio album (not counting dozens of other releases–EPs, 7″ singles, limited edition vinyl, box sets, live albums, etc.) making them officially the most prolific Chrindie band who ever existed.  Their stellar debut album, officially untitled but affectionately known as “Silver,” also turns 25 years old this year.  You can read the IVM review of their latest “Young in My Head” here. … Continued →

March 6, 2019

Fair Returns, Promotes Rose Blossom Punch Campaign and Other News

It appears that the Aaron Sprinkle led rock band FAIR have come out from retirement and are posting all over social media. Begin speculation now about a new album. There is just 2 weeks left to contribute to the Rose Blossom Punch Vinyl campaign right here. Some tasty incentives and a potential show with Aaron Sprinkle, and Fair. Follow Fair here on Facebook and @fairisaband on instagram.… Continued →

February 4, 2019

Rose Blossom Punch "Sorry To Disappoint You" Vinyl Campaign

Rose Blossom Punch which featured Aaron Sprinkle and Nick Barber of Poor Old Lu fame, are getting the vinyl treatment for their unreleased Ep “Sorry to Disappoint You” which was created 20 years ago. Support this great campaign and get a vinyl release of an album you’ve never heard by a band you’ve never heard THAT MOST DEFINITELY NEEDED TO BE HEARD! Click here for the IndieGoGo campaign and help fund this long lost rarity. You can also find the band page on Facebook here (reunion please?).… Continued →

September 5, 2018

Poor Old Lu "Mindsize" Gets The Vinyl Re-release Treatment

An amazing album titled “Mindsize” from Washington state based alternative rock band – Poor Old Lu, is getting pressed again on Vinyl and available in several different options/colors. Also on CD. The remastered deluxe edition will be available next year and you can pre-order via kickstarter right here. Lo-Fidelity Records is putting this out. This is the band that the Sprinkle brothers originated from of which have gone on to bigger and brighter things over the past few decades.… Continued →

February 13, 2018

REVIEW : Blank Books - EP1

The Sprinkle brothers are back! If you don’t know who that is, then stop reading. Go and find Poor Old Lu, The World Inside, Aaron Sprinkle, Paloma, Fair . . . I could go on but I’m using up valuable reviewing space (and I didn’t even mention the production credits)! Considering who is involved in this project, you might think you already know what it’s going to sound like. And sure, you might be in the right ballpark—alternative/indie rock with a capital Rock.… Continued →

February 24, 2017

February 9, 2017

Aaron Sprinkle "Real Life" Guests

As announced a few days ago, Aaron Sprinkle the alt-pop singer/songwriter, responsible for being in such bands as Poor Old Lu, Rose Blossom Punch, Fair, among many other guest appearances and appearances, will be releasing his brand new “solo” record titled “Real Life”. The mighty “guest” list for the record has been announced and can be viewed below. Pre-order the album on Vinyl/Digital here. Aaron Sprinkle is also an accomplished producer responsible for such huge recordings from groups like Anberlin, Acceptance, The Almost, Emery, Demon Hunter, MxPx, Blenderhead, Hawk Nelson, TFK, Capital Lights, and more recently: Acceptance and New Found Glory.… Continued →

February 6, 2017

A Sprinkle of This, a Sprinkle of That

Not a year goes by where we are not amazed at art the Sprinkle brothers put out. This year will be no exception as Aaron Sprinkle releases his new album on Tooth & Nail Records. Entitled “Real Life”, it endeavors to be a heartfelt bid to the past while looking forward to the future by calling out to the hopes and dreams in all of us. A featured track of “Invincible” (featuring the always amazing Elle Puckett from Poema) is a nice blend of modern pop and shaded electronica, and it can be heard below.… Continued →

October 31, 2016

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September 18, 2013

March 29, 2012

Poor Old Lu - All Pretty For the TV

Today’s Video Flashback comes from the Alt-Rock band, Poor Old Lu, which released several (awesome) albums in the early to late 90’s on Alarma Records. The band attempted a short lived come back of sorts in 2002 with their Tooth & Nail album “The Waiting Room”. The band featured brothers Aaron Sprinkle (Fair/Rose Blossom Punch/Studio Producer/Solo) and Jesse Sprinkle (has gone on to play in bands like Demon Hunter, Dead Poetic, Morellas Forest, Serene, and solo work), Nick Barber (also of Fair), and Scott Hunter.… Continued →