Monthly Archives: October 2012

Big Harp announces new album, ‘Chain Letters’

Big Harp has announced it’s dropping a new album, “Chain Letters,” on Jan. 22. (Watch a preview video and see the tracklist below.) Known as a folk duo, Big Harp ramps things up with a more electric approach on this … Continue reading

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Red Sky Music Festival is over

From the pages of the Omaha World-Herald. Goodbye, Red Sky Music Festival. Thousands endured the blazing sun to watch your bands. Others cursed your name because you didn’t book their favorite artist. Through it all, many danced on the parking … Continue reading

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Kid Rock and Sean Penn take on politics

If you’re like me, you probably hate everyone trying to shout down everyone else whenever the issue of politics comes up. You may like, love or loathe Kid Rock or Sean Penn, but I bet you can’t think of two really … Continue reading

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The Faint drop DVD preview vid

Check out the trailer for The Faint’s upcoming “Danse Macabre” DVD. It shows a few behind the scenes clips, my favorite being in the 20 to 25-second mark where they’re taking photos of a band member dancing like a crazy … Continue reading

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I’m not just a fan of music…

I’m also a fan of comic books. I hit up my local store every week, have an ever-growing collection and will engage you in a “who would win in a fight” argument any day of the week. (Hint: The answer … Continue reading

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See a free rock show and be in a movie

A cool event is going down tonight at the Waiting Room: The crew of the indie film “Flyover Country,” which is filming in Omaha and Chicago, is doing one of its biggest scenes. According to an event post on Facebook, … Continue reading

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Live Review: First Aid Kit plays slow set, ends with a bash

The Waiting Room Lounge had a packed house last night, especially considering it was a Monday night and the perfomers were a little-known Swedish folk duo. Of course, First Aid Kit is known a little better around these parts because they … Continue reading

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Desaparecidos perform on Carson Daly

Desaparecidos took the late, late night music gig last night on “Last Call with Carson Daly.” (I’m only posting it now because someone finally uploaded it online – yay!) The band careens through two of its new tracks: “MariKKKopa” and … Continue reading

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