In a town unfamed for indie outfits, Nashville's Lambchop have always been a lulu. Leader Kurt Wagner's ensemble, only sporadically compelled by noise and/or bad playing, are revered overseas yet doubted when they aren't ignored at home. "Band nerds," a friend of mine once snorted, thinking of high school uncool yet also referencing Lambchop's occasional clarinets. "Not really for the U.S.," someone else recently opined. "They present American music in that cutely boxed-up way... More >>>