Monthly Archives: April 2012

Watch: Icky Blossoms’ new video, ‘Babes’

I danced to this several times at SXSW, and I’ve been dancing to it since I bought the single on Record Store Day. Now it’s your chance to party down to Icky Blossoms’ “Babes.” Watch the video below. The band’s … Continue reading

Posted in Icky Blossoms, Saddle Creek | Comments Off

Review: Desaparecidos debut two new songs at secret reunion show

Texts, tweets, e-mails and phone calls went out around 10 p.m. It was on. A secret show. Desaparecidos, whose reunion was announced about 24 hours prior, would be taking the stage at Slowdown at 11 p.m. Monday. Before band’s reunion … Continue reading

Posted in Desaparecidos, live review, Saddle Creek, slowdown | 6 Comments

Garbage, Desaparecidos lead Maha lineup

Alt rockers Garbage and a once-again-reunited Desaparecidos lead the Maha Music Festival lineup in 2012. Also performing are singer-songwriter (and Nebraska native) Josh Rouse as well as dance-pop and recent Saddle Creek Records signee Icky Blossoms. It will be another … Continue reading

Posted in Desaparecidos, Maha Music Festival | Comments Off

Record Store Day at Homer’s, Drastic, Creek Shop

For Record Store Day, I normally wander in around noon when the selection is pretty picked over. I’ve always gotten decent stuff, but the more rare items are usually gone. This year, I decided to get up early and get … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Red Sky trimmed to 4 days

Red Sky Music Festival just got a little shorter. Originally scheduled to last six days, the festival now will last four days, from July 18 to 21, according to its website. A spokewoman for the Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority, … Continue reading

Posted in Red Sky Music Festival | 1 Comment

Guest List: Good Old War acoustic session at the Waiting Room

As I sat in the backstage room of the Waiting Room Lounge, I was amazed at what I saw. Using only a single guitar, some handclaps and their incredible voices, the three gentlemen in Good Old War filled the room … Continue reading

Posted in Guest List, The Waiting Room | Comments Off

Live Review: McCarthy Trenching at O’Leaver’s Pub

McCarthy Trenching was billed as the headliner, but another band was actually rumored to be playing a secret show with them last night. O’Leaver’s Pub even mentioned McCarthy Trenching would be playing with friends, but they never showed. A large … Continue reading

Posted in Gus & Call, live review, McCarthy Trenching, O'Leaver's Pub, The Mynabirds | 1 Comment

Stream ‘Reverse Vampire’ from Saddle Creek’s PUJOL

After releasing a bunch of singles and EPs recently, PUJOL is ready to release its debut full-length, “United States of Being,” on June 5 with Saddle Creek Records. Today, Rolling Stone has a stream of the lead-off single, “Reverse Vampire.” … Continue reading

Posted in Saddle Creek | Comments Off

Red Hot Chili Peppers will use paperless ticketing

Red Hot Chili Peppers perform at the CenturyLink Center on Oct. 28, and they’ll be using Ticketmaster’s paperless ticketing system. Here are the details:  Tickets, $35.50 to $55.50, go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. Floor and lower bowl tickets must … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

MAHA early-bird tickets sold out (Updated)

Update 3: (11:51 a.m.) The early bird tickets are gone. Again. You guys are fast. The ticket/T-shirt/poster combo is still there and it’s the same price that tickets will be when they go on sale, so if you know you’re going, … Continue reading

Posted in Maha Music Festival | Comments Off