Ad Astra Arkestra to release new album

A couple of winters ago, I joined some friends on a trip to Johnson County Community College for what would end up being the most


Cowboy Indian Bear gearing up for Daytrotter

Get ready to see some local faces on Daytrotter. Cowboy Indian Bear is stopping by to record a session on Friday. They’ll be making the


Trailer Blazed: Zach Campbell starts new side project

I loved getting roughed up at a good Rooftop Vigilantes show. There was no harder way to rock out in Lawrence. Sadly, the band is


Kanrocksas holds first local music showcase

On Friday night Kanrocksas held the first of several local music showcases they have scheduled. Every Friday night, local bands will compete for a chance


Why the cynics should lay off Kanrocksas

One of my favorite activities nowadays is listening to heated discussions about the upcoming Kanrocksas music festival. I love hearing the good, the bad and


Wayne Coyne makes surprise visit to Love Garden

-by Fally Afani   It was one of those magical moments that could only happen in Lawrence, Kansas. At about 4:30 on Saturday afternoon, Kelly


Matt and Kim bring wild ruckus to Kansas City

-by Fally Afani   On Wednesday night Kansas City was treated to two of the wildest entertainers on tour this summer. Matt and Kim, along


Hospital Ships teams up with The Hips for album release show

On Friday night the songs inside Love Garden were as steamy as the air outside. Scenesters, decked in their cutoff shorts, arrived at the city’s


Blast from the past: former Lawrence band The Capsules heading back into the studio

When I was younger, I loved loved loved The Capsules. No matter how wound up I got, I could head over to The Bottleneck, and

Album Reviews Articles

Album Review: Spirit is the Spirit – Mother Mountain

Editor’s Note: Nicholas Stahl did such a wonderful job reviewing the Quiet Corral album, we decided to ask him back for another review. He was