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Album Review: Fourth Of July – “On The Plains” Tenth Anniversary

Editor’s note: High Dive Records is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of Fourth of July’s On The Plains with a vinyl release. Writer Nathan Cardiff

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Album Review: Empty Moon – “The Shark”

by Nathan Cardiff “She said ‘you’ll be fine,’ I said ‘I hope you’re right’/And under an empty moon we kiss goodnight…” – Fourth of July,


Fourth of July’s fond farewell fills the Replay

“Will somebody bring us a couple of pitchers, it’s going to be a long night.” Fourth of July frontman Brendan Hangauer was wiping sweat from


A Reason To Be Proud: Fourth of July celebrates record release with The ACBs

“Would you guys mind if we played our album all the way through?” Fourth of July frontman Brendan Hangauer asked a packed room at the


Photo Gallery: Open-Mic Night premieres at Liberty Hall

“Open-Mic Night,” a film featuring several local musicians, premiered at Liberty Hall on Saturday night. The 30-minute feature directed by Matt Toplikar centers on a


I Heart Local Music’s Top Ten Shows of 2012

Our music cup truly runneth over this year. It seems like promoters, venues, and enthusiastic locals worked harder than ever to make this a memorable


Filmmaker shows love of Lawrence music scene with “Open Mic Night”

When you love the Lawrence music scene as much as Matt Toplikar does, it’s hard not to show it off. The local filmmaker has been


Fourth of July deliver patriotic party at the Replay

There was no shortage of patriotism, excitement, and dancing at the Replay on Wednesday night. Fourth of July and The ACBs drew in a large


Photo Gallery: Ghosty / Fourth of July / Mary Fortune

The Replay was in fine form on Friday night when Larryville’s biggest indie rock fans piled into the local venue for Ghosty’s album release show.


Rooftop Vigilantes rock the Replay with Fourth of July, Suzannah Johannes

Sometimes even the tiniest flower can stand alone, but attract many visitors seeking out its sweet nectar. Such is the case for Suzannah Johannes. The