Monthly Archives: January 2011

Listen to Bright Eyes’ “The People’s Key” in full

You won’t have a hard copy in your hands until Feb. 15, but today, there are two ways to listen to the new Bright Eyes album, “The People’s Key.” NPR has the whole thing streaming over here. “This is the … Continue reading

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Video: Making of “The People’s Key”

Ever see how a record is actually made? It’s kind of a neat process, at least a whole lot cooler than stamping out CDs. Saddle Creek Records posted a quick, 1-minute video on the making of Bright Eyes’ “The People’s … Continue reading

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Rock Candy on Facebook

Some of you are probably already aware of this, but Rock Candy has its own page on Facebook. All of the posts here (and other OWH stories by me) are linked from that Facebook page, so basically you’ll get all … Continue reading

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Download new Bright Eyes track, “Haile Selassie”

Photo by Alyssa Schukar/The World-Herald As promised awhile back, Bright Eyes has dropped another track for you to download from its awaited album, “The People’s Key.” This time, it’s track five, “Haile Selassie.” It’s one of my favorite tracks on … Continue reading

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Radio Replay: Wherein I talk about Red Sky, Maha, SXSW and stuff

Once again, I was a guest on Q 98.5 FM here in Omaha. Pat & JT had me on the show to talk music, and we covered the Red Sky Music Festival, Maha Music Festival, Ozzy Osbourne, Rascal Flatts, South … Continue reading

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Habitat benefit; Rural Alberta Advantage video; Tim Kasher contest and more

Holy crap, there’s a lot going on today. Bear with me while I sort through all of it… First off, may I direct you to a great concert and a damn good cause: Saturday’s Habitat for Humanity benefit at the … Continue reading

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Maha Music Festival announces 2011 date!

Maha Music Festival will take place on Aug. 13 on the Lewis & Clark Landing on Omaha’s riverfront. Last year’s concert — which featured Spoon, Superchunk, The Fain, Ben Kweller and the Mynabirds, among others — was both a great … Continue reading

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Bright Eyes announces more tour dates, but none in Nebraska

The boys in Bright Eyes are going on tour, as I’m sure you know. Well, they announced more tour dates and they still aren’t coming to Nebraska. Honestly, it does seem like they’re just extending the tour off of SXSW, … Continue reading

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Watch: Monsters of Folk on Austin City Limits

Did you catch Monsters of Folk when they were in town? I saw them in Omaha in late 2009. I’ll give you the short version in case you didn’t read my review from two years ago: It was about three … Continue reading

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Hear Nebraska date change

If you were planning on heading to the launch party in Omaha that I detailed recently, note that the date has been changed from Saturday, Feb. 5, to Friday, Feb. 4. From’s Andy Norman: “We realized after booking … Continue reading

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