Monthly Archives: November 2010

Bright Eyes album finally has a release date, album title

Conor Oberst sits in Slowdown’s back stage area. (Photo by Alyssa Schukar/The World-Herald) Finally, we have some information. Bright Eyes will release “The People’s Key” on Feb. 15 through Saddle Creek Records, according to a press release. It was rumored … Continue reading

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Tim Kasher is swimming in new waters

Tim Kasher, frontman for Cursive and the Good Life, has gone solo with a new album, “The Game of Monogamy.” He’s appearing at the Waiting Room Lounge Friday night. “This is me starting at page one again.” That’s how Tim … Continue reading

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Live Review: The Hold Steady in Lincoln

Last night, we hopped in the car around 8 p.m. in Omaha, picked up Matt Whipkey and a friend in Lincoln around 9 p.m. and made it to the Bourbon Theatre shortly afterward. We were there to see the Hold … Continue reading

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Live Review: First Girl Talk show since his new release; download his new album for free

As always at Sokol, it was a damn cold night outside, but a steaming hot one inside. The reason this time? Girl Talk. The mash-up artist extraordinaire (or whatever you want to call him) threw out the beats for about … Continue reading

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Column: Driver picks the music, and other road rules

Everyone has rules on a road trip. But when your road trip lasts for weeks or even months, the rules become more specific. Add in the pressure of performing every night, and it becomes time to lay down the law. … Continue reading

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Kasher has come back; Daytrotter session

Years ago, Tim Kasher decided he wanted to release a solo album. But rather than do the egotistical thing and slap his own name on it, he called it The Good Life. “I didn’t have the confidence or not sure … Continue reading

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SXSW bands announced, none from Omaha

Yeah, you read that headline right. South By Southwest bands were announced today, and after a quick search, none are from Omaha (or Lincoln). But fret not. The vast majority of the announced groups are from bands from abroad (whose … Continue reading

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