Monthly Archives: December 2009

My favorite songs of 2009

Well, it’s the last day of 2009. In the spirit of such things, I’m going to let you know about what I thought about the year in music. If you haven’t seen it yet, The World-Herald ran with my best … Continue reading

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In 2010, I resolve to…

New Year’s resolutions are usually bogus. “I’m going to lose weight.” “I’m going to save money.” “I’m going to not drink as much.” “I’m going to volunteer.” “I’m going to quit smoking.” Yeah, all those are great things. Some succeed, … Continue reading

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Headlines!

Last night was a blast at the Faint show. I recommend going tonight or tomorrow if you have a ticket or finding a friend with an extra one and going with her. It’s well worth the investment. So, what happened … Continue reading

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The Faint does it again

I must say that I’ve never been disappointed by concert from The Faint. I’ve seen them in Omaha a lot, but I’m never bored and I always leave wishing the set was just a few songs longer. In fact, I’d … Continue reading

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Headlines!

Well folks, it’s been awhile since I’ve been on the blog, so some of today’s headlines may not have happened today. For example, did you know that John Frusciante quit Red Hot Chili Peppers? Man, I had no idea. I … Continue reading

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I’m back!

Hey folks. I’m back in the office after taking my holiday-time vacation. Looks like my blog hasn’t been updated in more than two weeks. My apologies for that. There were a lot of shows going on, a lot happening in … Continue reading

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Top Albums of 2009: The 25 very best

Another year. Another several thousand albums. Some were good, some were awful, and many more were just average. Hundreds of them cross my desk. Some want reviews in the paper, and others are to promote bands touring through town. Here’s my … Continue reading

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Daily Headlines!

I’m here, I’m here. I promise. Sorry I missed out on daily headlines on Friday. I had to review KISS that night (review here). It was quite the spectacle. I know some people look down on KISS because of how … Continue reading

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Daily Headlines! The Good Life, Lil Wayne and more

Hey folks. Didn’t talk to anyone particularly interesting today as I spent most of the day working on Omaha.com. Check out my interviews/articles on Cursive, KISS and Ten Out of Tenn on Omaha.com/music. Tomorrow, I’ll be posting an extended interview … Continue reading

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The Weekly List: Four worst holiday songs by pop musicians

Man, it’s the time of year that every single station decides to switch over to Christmas music. Even the local college radio station decides it’s time to play the occasional Weezer cover or something. Amid the good (Bright Eyes’ “Blue … Continue reading

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