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Cutting Ties: Heidi Gluck releases calculated and intense new music

When we first gave Heidi Gluck’s new album Migrate or Die a listen, it felt like a familiar dark shadow. We’ve known this feeling before, the

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Farewell, Friend: Katlyn Conroy leaving legacy behind in Lawrence

We get it. Lawrence is one of those towns that, even with a robust music scene, artists come and go. Some even come back (the

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Counter Culture: Gogol Bordello’s Eugene Hütz on the power of performance in a complacent society

One of the last times gypsy punks Gogol Bordello played Lawrence, it was on Halloween at Liberty Hall. If you were there, you’ll remember the

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Catching A Vibe: Kurt Vile on the Vinyl Renaissance and what it means to DIY

Kurt Vile is the type of songwriter that will always be evolving. His latest album, b’lieve i’m going down…, is a testament to that. When

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Peelander-Z wants you to dress up and bring them BBQ

When Peelander-Z hits Middle of the Map Fest this week, it’ll be an affair to remember. The vibrantly colored New York-based Japanese action punk rockers

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Watch: Ume relies on fans to keep momentum going

Lauren Langner Larson knows just how to thrill an audience with her guitar. The frontwoman for Ume is a fireball, masked under a whipping blonde

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Watch: I Heart Local Music interviews Andrew W.K., The Black Lips, and more at SXSW

by Fally Afani In addition to watching, photographing, and loving hundreds of acts at this year’s SXSW music festival, the I Heart Local Music staff

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Paleo coming to Lawrence

by Mitch Jones When putting together a vigilante task force, you don’t pick just anyone off the street. You’re gonna need an experienced leader, a

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Lawrence musician and proud KU fan appears on live television

On Saturday night, many eyes in Lawrence were glued to the television to catch the latest episode of Saturday Night Live. What most Lawrencians may

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A man of many talents: Only Son’s Jack Dishel to bring music and comedy to Kansas City

You could call Only Son’s Jack Dishel a jack of all trades. He started his career as an artist, switched over to music in his