Album Reviews Articles

Album review: Hidden Pictures – Synchronized Sleeping

Editor’s note: We’ve invited local music lover Peter Adany to review the new album from local band Hidden Pictures. We enjoy his work, and hope


Pizza Power is moving (sort of)

Well, it appears our good friends over at Pizza Power got into some legal trouble (see: noise complaint), and shows will not be happening at


Cowboy Indian Bear, Stik Figa and Haii Usagi bring night of collaboration to the Jackpot

On Saturday night the Jackpot played host to a stellar lineup. Cowboy Indian Bear was set to debut a lot of new material, and openers


The wait is over: Cowboy Indian Bear return to Lawrence after months of touring

On Saturday Lawrence is throwing a sweet homecoming for local darlings Cowboy Indian Bear. The band has spent months on the road, and hasn’t played


Holy crap, it’s a real thing: The Church of Malt Liquor

A few days ago my buddy was telling about an upcoming show. I said “Well that sounds fun, where’s it going to be?” He told


Fare thee well, Blakey Bear

On Wednesday night, I was pretty surprised (but not really) to walk down to the basement of the Taproom to find a packed house.  It


The Black Lips bring plenty of spit, garage rock to Kansas City

On Tuesday night I arrived at the Beaumont Club in Kansas City just in time to see The Black Lips take the stage. I spent

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The Black Lips are headed to the Middle East, but first stopping in KC

-by Fally Afani   I recently got the chance to talk to garage rockers The Black Lips at SXSW. I wanted to discuss their upcoming


Sweet baby Jesus: Kanrocksas announces festival lineup

The folks over at Kanrocksas announced the festival lineup this afternoon. The music and camping festival will take place on August 5th and 6th, and


Everybody loves Ghosty

One of the first local shows I ever attended in college was a Ghosty show. I remembered seeing handbills taped up on people’s fridges, watching