Louisville's Second Story Man
played Kentucky's recent Forecastle Festival alongside Sleater-Kinney, but the tunes on its MySpace profile (myspace.com/secondstoryman
) reveal a quartet whose musical influences move well beyond those of the late riot grrrls. This year's Red Glows Brighter
veers from vague power-pop à la the New Pornographers, with a little Dressy Bessy twee-core thrown in for good measure although older tunes show a bit of Rainer Maria sturm ünd drang
thrown in for good measure. James Will & the Engines of Creation
play their second show tonight, so show up early.