Monthly Archives: July 2013

Column: New local record shop sells only local music

Tucked away on South 10th Street, just past Cascio’s, sits the Make Believe Music Shop. Inside, an old-school record player spins vinyl next to a few small racks of vinyl full of nothing but local releases from The Seen, Coyote … Continue reading

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Mystic Valley Band to play Conor Oberst-less show at Pageturners

Before Conor Oberst brings the Mystic Valley Band back together for a two-night stand at Slowdown, he invited them up to his bar for a turn on that stage as well. Jason Boesel, Nik Freitas, Macey Taylor, Taylor Hollingsworth and … Continue reading

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Tim Kasher’s new solo album, ‘Adult Film,’ out October via Saddle Creek

In recent years, when Tim Kasher isn’t working on a new Cursive record (or subsequently touring for it), he’s been hard at work on solo material. In 2010, he released “The Game of Monogamy” and followed with “Bigamy,” an album … Continue reading

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Q&A: ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic on parody, pastiche and becoming a singles artist

Al Yankovic is a genius. Who else but Weird Al, as he’s known, could turn Michael Jackson’s “Beat It” into “Eat It” or The Kinks’ “Lola” into “Yoda?” Even Kurt Cobain of Nirvana, whose “Smells Like Teen Spirit” was turned … Continue reading

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Review: Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Smash Mouth pack ‘em in at Stir Cove

A perfect way to pull yourself back into a decade from your past is by blasting some music from your particular era. The same happened Friday at Stir Cove, but it was the real thing. Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms and … Continue reading

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List: The 15 best pool party songs

It’s gonna be hot this weekend (and next weekend, too). And your best bet to stay cool is to either sit inside in the air conditioning (lame!) or head down to the pool (super rad!), right? And other than a … Continue reading

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311′s Nick Hexum to release a solo album, ‘My Shadow Pages’

Nick Hexum is putting out a solo album, but he’s not quitting 311. “My Shadow Pages,” a blend of funk and rock, will be released with the Nick Hexum Quintet on Oct. 1. Recorded with producer Jim Scott, the album … Continue reading

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Column: New venue, Vega, to be opened by veteran Lincoln scenesters

More music is a good thing. And another music venue in Lincoln is a good thing for Nebraska, according to the owners of new Lincoln club called Vega. Personally, I’m already planning on some future trips to Lincoln to see … Continue reading

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Weekend Shows: Josh Rouse returns, Speed! will light up O’Leaver’s

You want a wide variety of stuff to do this weekend? You got it. Folk, funk, blues and fast-as-hell rock ‘n’ roll are comin’ atcha’ over the next few days. What’s on your agenda? Feel free to add to this … Continue reading

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The Millions to stop performing together after MAHA

For people of a certain era, The Millions’ reunion and new album last year was a big freaking deal. The Lincoln rock band, which released two albums in the early ’90s before disbanding, put out its third collection — ”Poison Fish,” … Continue reading

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