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Guest List: Ben Kweller debuts new song, ‘Holy Water’

Sometimes I wonder if I’m the luckiest guy on the planet. A couple weeks ago, before performing a private show in Omaha, we took Ben Kweller to a quiet corner of Slowdown and taped him performing a brand new song, … Continue reading

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Record Store Day 2013 may have been the biggest ever

Happy Record Store Day! It’s like Christmas. Except instead of getting presents, we pay lots of money for records. In fact, it’s not much like Christmas at all. It’s more like the day after Thanksgiving when people line up outside … Continue reading

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Video: Thunder Power’s ‘Winter Lingering’

Have you seen Thunder Power’s latest? Today, the band dropped a video for “Winter Lingering,” which indeed shows shots of Omaha homes, businesses and schools in (what seemed like an everlasting) winter. And Thunder Power’s Will Simons walking the streets … Continue reading

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Contest: Winner of signed Drowning Pool album

Yesterday, Texas metal band Drowning Pool released “Resilience.” We got an autographed copy of the album and had a lot of entrants into the contest. And the winner is… (you gotta watch the video featuring my ugly mug). Congratulations to … Continue reading

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Video: Jake Bellows interview at SXSW

Jake Bellows, formerly of Neva Dinova, talked to me before his show yesterday at the Saddle Creek Records showcase about his upcoming album, his new band (The Lost Gospels) and staying in nasty hotels.

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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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Unreleased Elliott Smith performance now online

Acclaimed singer-songwriter and Omaha native Elliott Smith tragically died in 2003. Many of his unreleased tracks have been leaked posthumously, but one live performance was recently uncovered. The performance is from a pilot of “The Jon Brion Show,” which was … Continue reading

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Video: Kasher’s “Cold Love”

Tim Kasher, the man behind Cursive, has a new video for his solo project. The video for “Cold Love” debuted at AOL’s Spinner today. Kasher’s debut solo record will be out on Saddle Creek on Oct. 5 (that’s next Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Video: Jukebox the Ghost, “I Love You Always Forever” live at Lollapalooza

This is a pretty sweet cover, if I do say so myself. One of the best of the fest. Apparently, they do it relatively often.

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Video: B.o.B., “Airplanes” live at Lollapalooza

B.o.B. was the first act I saw at Lollapalooza this year and got things kicked off nicely. Here’s my shaky video of his performance of “Airplanes.” More video and photos are coming today. It’s taken me awhile to get them … Continue reading

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