Monthly Archives: April 2012

Review: Death Cab for Cutie brings orchestral tour to Omaha

Death Cab for Cutie’s show Wednesday kicked off with the swoon and swing of violins and cellos, not a fuzzed guitar tone or melancholy keys. It was the Magik*Magik Orchestra, an eight-member string section led by Minna Choi, and as … Continue reading

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Video: Cursive, ‘This House Alive’

Having a brother ain’t easy. That’s especially so when you have a twin brother you just met for the first time, as happens in Cursive’s latest, “I Am Gemini.” The album tells the story of brothers Cassius and Pollack, and … Continue reading

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Rock Candy Q&A: Jack Antonoff of fun.

The show has been sold out for weeks, and it’s just one sellout among many on the band’s tour schedule this spring. (No, I don’t have tickets. Sorry! People have been asking me for two weeks.) I am, of course, … Continue reading

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MAHA will announce lineup on 4/22

Quick news: Maha Music Festival will announce its lineup on April 22. That’s about it. There’s been no leaked tour schedule or anything else from bands for the festival. Red Sky hasn’t announced its lineup yet, but they will before … Continue reading

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Rock Candy Q&A: Tim Arnold of Good Old War

Good Old War is Tim Arnold, Keith Goodwin and Dan Schwartz, three friends from Pennsylvania who put a band together after their previous groups split up. And you may not know it, but the Philly boys are familiar with Omaha. … Continue reading

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Guest List: Conduits perform at the Waiting Room

You may have heard of Guest List, our live music series of videos. We kicked it off recently with a performance from Little Brazil. Now, we bring you two new tunes from Conduits, which just dropped its self-titled album on … Continue reading

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Cool Show Alert: Antiquarium Records; Springsteen’s ‘Nebraska’

Tonight at the Waiting Room is Antiquarium Records’ “Subversive Showcase.” I don’t know exactly what’s subversive about it, but it is a cool, local lineup that includes some good rock, comedy and a DJ. Capgun Coup appears to headline the … Continue reading

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Maha gets approved for later end-time, liquor license

On Tuesday, Maha Music Festival got its liquor license approval from the Omaha City Council for Stinson Park. The festival also got approved to have music go until midnight on Aug. 11. What does this mean to you? In short, … Continue reading

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Red Sky announcement coming in ‘early April’

All signs from Red Sky Music Festival organizers pointed to having a lineup announcement by the end of March. They said that awhile back and kept citing “by the end of March” whenever a fan asked on Facebook. Last Wednesday, … Continue reading

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