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Photo Gallery: Psychic Heat / The Sluts / Gnarly Davidson

Here are some scenes from Psychic Heat’s tape release show at the Bottleneck on Friday. Gnarly Davidson and the Sluts joined them on (and off)

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Zola Jesus brings colorful intensity to the Granada

At a quarter past 10:00 on a Wednesday night at the Granada, with a plastic iceberg planted dead-center, Zola Jesus took the stage. The venue

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Mumford and Sons say goodbye (for now) in Kansas

On a chilly Friday night, it was beards, fishtail braids, caps and suspenders as far as the eye could see when Mumford and Sons played

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Lawrence parties hard with Andrew W.K.

After a six year absence, the king of partying made a triumphant return to Lawrence. It was hardly an ordinary Tuesday night when Andrew W.K.

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Photo Gallery: Har Mar Superstar / BaioWolf

Har Mar Superstar defeated Lawrence’s frigid-night blues on Thursday night with a scantily-clad set. The evening was heavy on dancing and bare skin. But the

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The Casket Lottery’s furious performance at Middle of the Map Fest

by Nathan Cardiff As Saturday came to an end, I was starting to feel the effects of three days of awesome music, working at my

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Rock and Roll is Still Wild and Weird

by Mitch Jones Rock and roll used to be all about sporting matching outfits and choreographed stage antics. The last thing I expected to find

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Photo Gallery: SXSW 2013

Photos by Fally Afani, Mitch Jones, and Lillian Wright Smith.

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The Personality Within Surfer Blood

by Mitch Jones The music world is host to an endless number of intriguing characters. After my first full day at the South By Southwest

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Photo Gallery: Every Time I Die

By Lillian Wright Smith Don’t let the fact that Saturday’s show at the Granada was an early one lead you to think it was tame.