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From studio to screen: Library’s virtual experiences a hit with music lovers

What’s a recording studio to do when the pandemic closes their doors? Well, if you work at the Sound+Vision studio at the Lawrence Public Library,

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Game On: Local musician dives into the history of video game music

8-bit, CRPG, FPS... if you're a gamer at heart, you'll know what these terms mean. For some, like local musician Joel Bonner, they're intertwined in
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Photo Gallery: Fiendstivus 2019

While Downtown was a feverishly busy landscape on the final Friday before Christmas, a calmer and more serene event attracted music lovers to East Lawrence.
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Merry Christmas, from Serene Fiend and I Heart Local Music

It’s the most wonderful time of the year– and this year we’re fiending the holiday spirit with local goth Serene Fiend. The synth-heavy local act

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Serene Fiend releases heavy new music

Lawrence’s gothiest musical act just got gothier. Serene Fiend has, apparently, spent the last few months diving into darkness. The industrial musician debuted a new

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Review: Serene Fiend – “Sowing Discord” EP

From the beginning of Sowing Discord, Serene Fiend creates a moody atmosphere with chilling beats thumping through its industrial rock. The goth vibe is prevalent

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Serene Fiend releases new song ahead of EP release show

It seems one local musician is already laying out exciting plans for the new year. Serene Fiend, the electro-industrial act from Joel Bonner, just released

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Serene Fiend debuts at the Replay

It looks like Lawrence is finally getting that industrial act the scene's been itching for. A few weeks ago, rockabilly maestro Joel Bonner put his

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Introducing: Serene Fiend

In the ever-evolving attempt to bring electronic music back into Lawrence’s scene, another musician has switched gears– this time leaning towards a more industrial sound.