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Watch: Varma Cross at the Bottleneck

It’s about time Varma Cross got their dues. These guys are like bulldozers. They”re tight, experienced, full of vigorous rocking-out moments, and boast one of

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God bless you, Gnarly Davidson

“Can I get a hot shit?!” Gnarly Davidson’s exuberant bassist Sam Gunnerson starts nearly every set by screaming this into the mic. The audience always

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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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Watch: Barrel Maker at the Bottleneck

Barrel Maker is a man of many talents. We highlighted his videography work this week with the new Approach music video, and his past video

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The Delta Saints come marching in with Spencer Brown

Under the vibrant and over-saturated lights of the Bottleneck, one of Lawrence’s brightest new stars continued to wow and impress the local audience on Saturday.

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Something and the Whatevers to release songs on local punk comp

Something and the Whatevers have been pretty busy lately. The rockers have been plugging away in the studio recording loads of new music, and you’ll

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Hembree packs the Bottleneck with Your Friend / Spencer Brown / Bonzo Madrid

Words and photos by Leroy Pristach Apparently, Hembree is a big deal. As, much to my surprise, a modest crowd was definitely not in the

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J Mascis / Luluc give spellbinding performance at the Bottleneck

A legend blew through Lawrence this week, but it didn’t come with the usual boisterousness associated with acts this renown. J Mascis, of Dinosaur Jr.

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Kawehi wins over the Bottleneck

The woman who has grown into a national sensation finally made a hometown appearance on Saturday night when Kawehi played to a packed house at

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Photo Gallery: The Detroit Cobras / Pujol / The Sluts

The Detroit Cobras rolled through Lawrence on Wednesday, and brought Pujol and The Sluts to the stage with them. Photographer John Adair captured some of