Monthly Archives: September 2009

Local CD releases

Hey folks, I’ve been away from the blog a bit lately because I’m busy tracking down people and information for this fall music preview. Speaking of which, I’m including a list of local releases. If you have a CD that’s … Continue reading

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Monsters of Folk out today

You’ve probably heard enough about it, but the Monsters of Folk (J/Yim J/Yames, M. Ward, Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis) album drops today. I recommend buying it. It’s really freaking good. Surprisingly so, in fact. I thought with these four … Continue reading

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Day off

Forgot to add that I’m going to be out of the office Friday, so no blog until Monday. I will be at Silversun Pickups on Friday and Bon Iver on Saturday, so look for Tweets from both. You can see … Continue reading

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Headlines! Rural Alberta Advantage, Pavement and more

Last night, I spoke to Dennis Casey, guitarist for Flogging Molly. Nice guy, but didn’t seem too interested in the interview. Today, I talked to Jonny Wickersham from Social Distortion. He’s been with the band for 10 years and we … Continue reading

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SC loses Tokyo Police Club

This just in: Tokyo Police Club is leaving Saddle Creek Records. From a press release: Tokyo Police Club, the Newmarket Ontario quartet hailed by Rolling Stone as “poised to become the biggest Canadian export since Molson,” have signed an exclusive … Continue reading

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Pavement is back… it’s official

I never really believe anything until I have a press release in-hand (or in-inbox). But Pavement is really coming back. For serious. Here’s the release I got from Matador Records: After years of speculation, the most important American band of … Continue reading

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Crazy day!

Hey folks…. Was kind of absent from the blog today. I got caught up with a photo shoot this morning along with a meeting about some cool new stuff we’re going to bring to Omaha.com in regards to music. Can’t … Continue reading

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Headlines! Vampire Weekend, more Kanye, Silversun Pickups and more

No random intro from me… I’m not planning on hitting any shows tonight (maybe Kyle Harvey/Brad Hoshaw tomorrow). Planning on saving my energy for Silversun Pickups, Bon Iver, Phoenix and Built to Spill in the next week or so. Lot … Continue reading

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All hail nerdcore

It’s likely that you’ve never heard of nerdcore. The word is another one of those genre words that’s combined from other genres and words (like emo, screamo, shoegaze, nu-gaze, bitpop, tri-hop and a million others). Anyway, nerdcore is basically hip-hop … Continue reading

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Swayze

This is how I’ll always remember the guy. Quality’s kinda crappy, but this is the only clip I can find that has the whole 6-minute skit.

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