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Spring Into Summer surprises with unpredictable performances

Much like the weather in Kansas, this year’s Spring Into Summer festival was pretty unpredictable. With temperatures unusually cold for this time of year, the

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Photo Gallery: SXSW 2014

From nationally known acts to local favorites, I Heart Local Music was there to capture it all this year. Acts such as Foster the People

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Approach is the Belle of the Ball

Out of all the acts we saw at SXSW, Approach’s set was the absolute cream of the crop. The man is the ultimate party host,

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Organized chaos breeds civic pride at “SXSW Bound”

The first night of I Heart Local Music’s SXSW Fundraiser felt like a party. The second night, however, felt like family. Fridays are normally filled

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Album Review: Approach – “Make-Out With Violence”

by Nathan Cardiff Sixteen massive tracks and over an hour in length, the sprawling landscape that Make-Out With Violence inhabits is a stunning one. There

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Album Review: Approach – “Vanilla Brass”

by Nathan Cardiff Vanilla Brass plays almost exactly like a live performance from Approach; it’s entertaining, provoking, and most of all engaging. Approach manages to

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Photo Gallery: Spring Into Summer, 2013

Spring Into Summer is a little festival that packs a punch, and in its third year at the Replay, the event was louder than ever.

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SXSW Fest, Day 1, Photo Gallery

“We don’t care what chicks think of us, we sing about anime.” Isaiah Radke, one of the three brothers in Radkey, brushed off any notion

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Jackpot to host SXSW benefit

The SXSW music festival is a big deal for up and coming musicians. The week-long Austin-based extravaganza has become sort of a rite of passage

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Approach / Radkey / My Brother the Vulture / American Youth rock the Bottleneck

by Mitch Jones It was one exciting mixed genre line-up at the Bottleneck on Saturday night. Up first was Minneapolis based solid pop-rock quartet American