Category Archives: big harp

The Good Life to launch first tour since 2010

The Good Life — the Omaha indie rock quartet featuring Tim Kasher, Stefanie Drootin-Senseney, Ryan Fox and Roger Lewis — will hit the road for the first time since 2010. A batch of four California dates (see the full schedule below) will see … Continue reading

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Photos: Kill County, Big Harp and Digital Leather at the Holland Center

On Friday, Hear Nebraska did the thing it does best: Show off Nebraska’s best music. At the Holland Performing Arts Center, Kill County brought delicate country, Big Harp bluesy soul and Digital Leather synthy punk. They’re three bands one may … Continue reading

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Listen to new Conor Oberst, Big Harp on ‘Stuck in Love’ soundtrack

Jennifer Connelly and Greg Kinnear will take center stage in “Stuck in Love,” an indie drama film about a novelist, his ex-wife and their kids. But the music of Mike Mogis and Nate Walcott  of Bright Eyes will be in the … Continue reading

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Video: Big Harp talks SXSW

Before the band’s set at the Saddle Creek Records showcase, Big Harp was kind enough to stand in an Austin back alley with me and talk about its latest album, “Chain Letters,” and performing at SXSW. * * * A … Continue reading

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SXSW: Big Harp’s soulful Americana and PUJOL’s hard-hitting rock

Big Harp drew the biggest audience for Saddle Creek’s showcase at The Parish Underground. The Americana band’s second album, “Chain Letters,” was a more electrified effort than their debut, but the band has since brought things somewhere nearer to the … Continue reading

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Column: Big Harp’s new sound; Waiting Room shows continue

Turn up the distortion. Big Harp did. Chris Senseney and Stefanie Drootin-Senseney recorded their debut album “White Hat” after being a band for only a week. It was a low-key, lo-fi, folky record. I loved it and the band did, … Continue reading

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Album Review: Big Harp, “Chain Letters”

(Saddle Creek Records) Available now Rating: ★★½ (out of four) After recording the band’s first album, Big Harp finally started to play gigs. As they went, things got louder, more distorted. The band, which has its roots in Los Angeles … Continue reading

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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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SXSW: Day three photos

Of all of the hundreds of photos I took Friday, here are the best including shots of Ben Kweller, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and a bunch of shots from the Saddle Creek Records showcase with Icky Blossoms, Big Harp … Continue reading

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SXSW: Saddle Creek Records showcase with Icky Blossoms, Big Harp, The Mynabirds

On Friday night, Omaha’s own Saddle Creek Records had its own showcase at an Lambert’s, a restaurant and venue in downtown Austin. On the lineup were Icky Blossoms, Big Harp and The Mynabirds, just three of the five Saddle Creek … Continue reading

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