Album Reviews Articles

Album Review: The Magentlemen – The Magentlemen

Editor’s note: Bethany Smith is an experienced rock journalist, and has graciously agreed to review The Magentlemen for I Heart Local Music. We are grateful


Harvey Milk lead night of heavy rock at the Jackpot

Wednesday night’s show at the Jackpot was not for the faint at heart. Four very loud bands took the stage, each progressive and aggressive. Ponyboy


Electronic acts impress at the Replay

On Tuesday night all sorts of electronic music goodness was oozing out of the Replay. To some people, all electronic music sounds the same. But


Dr. Octor changes it up at the Replay

I’ve enjoyed watching Dr. Octor transform over the past few weeks. The first time I saw them, they were heavy on the acoustic guitar and


The Noise FM gear up for a happy homecoming

Forgive the pun, but for members of The Noise FM, there really is no place like home. Brothers Alex and Austin Ward relocated to Chicago


Music for your summer: Continents

Continents just released a new song, and it should be everyone’s soundtrack for the summer of 2011.   Kansas City native Jim Button is the

Articles Interviews

Fan-made video showcases interviews with Lawrence musicians, DJs

It’s hot outside, and some of us are shying away from the outdoors and opting to stay in. Lucky for you, Twitter users oxfordist and


Cowboy Indian Bear gearing up for Daytrotter

Get ready to see some local faces on Daytrotter. Cowboy Indian Bear is stopping by to record a session on Friday. They’ll be making the


Trailer Blazed: Zach Campbell starts new side project

I loved getting roughed up at a good Rooftop Vigilantes show. There was no harder way to rock out in Lawrence. Sadly, the band is


Why the cynics should lay off Kanrocksas

One of my favorite activities nowadays is listening to heated discussions about the upcoming Kanrocksas music festival. I love hearing the good, the bad and