Monthly Archives: August 2009

Maha wrap up

I hit up the Maha Music Festival on Saturday (I did not make it to the Nebraska Pop Festival or Rat Fest, and still haven’t heard how either went). When I arrived at Maha, only a few hundred people were … Continue reading

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Five For Fighting, Nirvana and more

What’s shakin’ folks? This weekend is the Nebraska Pop Festival over at the Waiting Room. Tomorrow is the Maha Music Festival, which you’ve probably noticed if you’ve seen any one of three local publications that had the fest as their … Continue reading

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Foo Fighters greatest hits?

I don’t feel like Foo Fighters have been around long enough to have a greatest hits album. But then you think about it for a second and realize that the band has been around since 1994. And if you look … Continue reading

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Kings of Leon, Kings of Leon and more Kings of Leon

I saw “Inglourious Basterds” last night and it was fantastic in all of its Tarantino-y glory. The music was like any other Tarantino flick, odd and disjointed when listened to on the soundtrack, but each song fit perfectly into the … Continue reading

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go (no exclamation)

Army Navy Gooooooood afternoon. Today’s paper has a copy of the go section. Pick up a copy of the World-Herald today, or look for free copies of GO at bars and restaurants tomorrow. You may also check it out online, … Continue reading

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Pete Townshend, Fall Out Boy and more

Well, there’s not much going on from me in the first part of the day. I haven’t seen any shows in a few days and I didn’t have any interviews scheduled with touring artists. I will be spending part of … Continue reading

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Indi rock, O+S, lots of Pearl Jam and more

Silversun Pickups Today, I had a great interview with Brian Aubert of Silversun Pickups, who, like many other traveling musicians, loves the Slowdown. This time, though, they’ll be at Sokol for a much larger show. Aubert hopes to have more … Continue reading

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The case of the missing trailer

Tuesday morning, Mike Stonebraker woke up to find that his band’s trailer — and all of the equipment inside — was gone. “I woke up for work this morning, looked out my window and sat there in stunned silence,” Stonebraker … Continue reading

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Capgun Coup’s new album

I’ve taken far too long to write about this, but here it is: Inspired by their time living at Hotel Frank (the Farnam Street house where half of the town’s indie rock scene has lived), Omaha’s own Capgun Coup will … Continue reading

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Headlines! MGMT, Daniel Johnston and more

Didn’t see anything over the weekend other than Matt Whipkey’s show. This week, I might go see goofy/terrible comedian Neil Hamburger at the Waiting Room on Wednesday. The weekend brings the Nebraska Pop Festival in Benson and the Maha Music … Continue reading

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