Monthly Archives: August 2010

Tonight: Crooning for Kat

If I were you, I’d get to tonight’s benefit at the Waiting Room Lounge. Kat Smith of the Black Squirrels needs your help to pay for her medical bills. For only 10 bucks, you can see the Filter Kings, the … Continue reading

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Frightened Rabbit cover the National’s “Fake Empire”

A few months ago, Frightened Rabbit’s full set was filmed by Revision3, an “Internet television” channel. During the set, the band did a cool, quick cover of the National’s “Fake Empire.” FR frontman Scott Hutchinson is known to sneak in … Continue reading

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Lincoln Calling lineup annouced

Now that the Lincoln bands have invaded Omaha, it’s time for us to send our own forces west to the Star City. It’s time for Lincoln Calling. But that ain’t it. There’s a lot of national talent on this list, … Continue reading

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Headlines! Bright Eyes, Kanye, Folgers Coffee and more

I’m back in the office again after a three-day weekend off. Tonight, I’m going to review Counting Crows, but here’s some headlines for you. Enjoy! • Bright Eyes is now on Facebook. Why now? Probably because the band has an … Continue reading

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Headlines! Tim Kasher’s new song, Juggalos, a cup of pee and more

Lots going on in the last two days. The first item here is of biggest note to me. I’m really looking forward to a non-Cursive album from Cursive’s Tim Kasher. • Check out the first song from Tim Kasher’s self-titled … Continue reading

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Video: Concert For Equality

A few weeks ago at the Concert For Equality, someone from the Sound Strike produced a video documenting the event. Watch it below. It’s mostly a lot about the message of the day (anti-Fremont illegal immigration law), as well as … Continue reading

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M. Ward: New Monsters of Folk record? ‘Absolutely.’

M. Ward called this afternoon to talk about the upcoming Omaha show featuring She & Him, his indie folk project with actress Zooey Deschanel, and the duo’s latest album, “Volume Two.” That performance will go down Aug. 28 at the … Continue reading

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Headlines! Watson Twins tonight, Green Day, Elvis and more

It’s been awhile since I’ve done this, but here’s the latest in music news for you, dear reader. Enjoy! • Mumford & Sons announced a fall tour that takes them all over the U.S., except Omaha. There’s a date in … Continue reading

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New music recommendations (a Lollapalooza list)

I saw a lot of good stuff at Lollapalooza and learned about some new music. Here’s some recommendations for you to download (I recommend iTunes). Jukebox The Ghost• Why? They’re poppy rock, but pretty fun. The kind of band you … Continue reading

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Video: Jukebox the Ghost, “I Love You Always Forever” live at Lollapalooza

This is a pretty sweet cover, if I do say so myself. One of the best of the fest. Apparently, they do it relatively often.

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