Monthly Archives: December 2011

Top 10 albums of 2011

Some of us document our lives by the music that surrounds us. Songs come on the radio that conjure up memories of decades gone by. A band reminds you of the time you saw them in concert. A single song … Continue reading

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Column: Gift ideas for that music fan on your list

It’s Christmas season, so you’re probably frantically trying to round up gifts for everyone you know. If there’s a music guy or gal on your shopping list, they may enjoy some of the things that come across my desk. Here … Continue reading

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What are we gonna do with all of these arenas?

An artist’s rendering of the new Pinnacle Arena coming to Lincoln in 2013. On Sunday, I wrote a front-page story on how the Omaha/Lincoln publicly-owned arenas (including Pinnacle, CenturyLink, the Civic, MAC, Pershing and Ralston arena) are going to compete … Continue reading

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Breathless was dead, but now she isn’t

Popular local hip-hopper Breathless was thought to be dead today. Social media posts made it to sound like she had died over the weekend and an outpouring of support came from fans and friends on her Facebook page. Based on … Continue reading

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SXSW: Two Omaha bands confirmed

Orenda Fink, left, and Nina Barnes of Harouki Zombi. Around this time of year, South By Southwest starts sending out preliminary lists of bands. Usually, groups from Nebraska don’t pop up this early. Today, two made the cut. Tilly and … Continue reading

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Live Review: “Color Me Obsessed” screening, Q&A and performances

Anonymous American performs covers of songs by The Replacements. Slowdown was the place to be on Wednesday night for a screening of “Color Me Obsessed: A film about The Replacements,” which included a Q&A with director Gorman Bechard. That all … Continue reading

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