Monthly Archives: September 2011

Rock Candy Interview: Phil Cook of Megafaun

They’re pals (and former bandmates) of Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon, Rolling Stone named them one of its “bands to watch” and their latest album is taking praise from everyone, including Pitchfork and Spin. Many think Megafaun is going to break … Continue reading

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Smashing Pumpkins to play Slowdown

Billy Corgan performs with the Smashing Pumpkins in 2007, at the Orange Peel in Asheville, N.C. Alt rock fans should get our their calendars and cash. Another band is coming to town and the show looks to be quite a … Continue reading

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Eric Church records “Drink In My Hand” video at Stir Cove If you were at Eric Church‘s concerts at Stir Concert Cove over the summer, you may have been aware that something special was happening. As it turns out, the concert was being filmed for a music video of “Drink … Continue reading

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Gear Up: iFrogz headphones and earbuds

You can imagine how happy I was last week to find a box at my desk full of headphones. iFrogz asked me if I’d like to take a look/listen at some of their products and I was happy to oblige. … Continue reading

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This Week in GO

Every Thursday, the World-Herald puts out its GO magazine inside the pages of the paper. You can also find free copies on a rack near you. In each GO is a bunch of music stuff written by yours truly. For … Continue reading

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Guns N Roses coming to town

Yep, you read the headline right. GNR in Omaha. Sadly, it won’t be the Guns N’ Roses you see above, but the Axl-fronted, Slashless version that’s together right now. There’s no date or venue listed with the Omaha date, but … Continue reading

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Live Review: MC Chris at the Waiting Room

I’m a music guy, but I’m also a big nerd, so when the two worlds collide in nerdcore hip-hop, I’m pretty excited. (For the record, I’m not one of those people that try to apply the “nerd” badge in an … Continue reading

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Column: Big Harp returns for CD release

Chris Senseney and Stefanie Drootin-Senseney of Big Harp. Big Harp is about to embark on a family road trip. The band featuring husband-and-wife duo Chris Senseney and Stefanie Drootin-Senseney is touring this fall, and the couple are taking their two … Continue reading

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