Monthly Archives: October 2011

OEA Awards: Comments from Marq Manner

There’s been some issues with the comments system on the blog (and just problems with Blogger in general) today. Marq Manner, music man about town and an OEA Award organizer, had some comments for my blog post about the nominees … Continue reading

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OEAA’s announces music nominees

It’s time to name the best in Omaha music. At least, that’s the intention of the Omaha Entertainment And Arts Awards. On Saturday, the nominations were released. And, after some voting, the winners will be picked in February. While I … Continue reading

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This week in GO: Widespread Panic and more

This week in The World-Herald’s GO entertainment magazine, you’ll find a whole bunch of entertainment readin’. • My column was on nothing exciting, just fake rock ‘n’ roll tweeters that make me laugh. • I also wrote a video game … Continue reading

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First song from First Aid Kit’s new album (recorded in Omaha)

Back in May, I wrote about Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit recording in Omaha with Mike Mogis of Bright Eyes. Mogis, Nate Walcott and a variety of other Omaha musicians recorded with the band for the album. Today, the … Continue reading

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Live Review: The Head And The Heart at The Waiting Room

The Head And The Heart Sunday was at least my fourth time seeing The Head And The Heart have made its toe-tapping campfire dance songs get better and better each time. The Waiting Room Lounge was sold out on Sunday … Continue reading

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Rock Candy Interview: Girl Talk

Girl Talk (real name: Gregg Gillis). Photo by Paul Sobota. A few years ago, Gregg Gillis was an engineer working an office job. On the side, he was making music with his laptop by cutting apart popular songs and making … Continue reading

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This week in GO: McCarthy Trenching, Head And The Heart, Girl Talk, LeAnn Rimes

It’s a busy week for music coming up, which is why I wrote a whole bunch of stuff for GO. Here’s what you can read from me this week: • Tonight, Girl Talk will turn Stir Cove into a big … Continue reading

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Bright Eyes covers White Stripes’ “We’re Going To Be Friends”

Conor Oberst – Photo by Alyssa Schukar/The World-Herald For part of a charity project, Conor Oberst and his pals in Bright Eyes covered the White Stripes’ “We’re Going To Be Friends.” (Listen over at Pitchfork.) The female singing parts are … Continue reading

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