For electronic dance music to work in a concert setting – as a live spectacle that you would actually pay concert prices to see – the bar, in my mind, is pretty high. You need good mixes and well-wrung beats, sure, but the music can’t stand on its own – especially seeing as it’s […]
Archive for February, 2013
Green Day is marking their SXSW debut not only with a live performance, but with the world premiere of a special double feature.
BUTS Night 1 is set to feature The Lumineers, Cold War Kids, The Neighbourhood, and The Mowglis.
Apparently God decided that this weekend he didn’t want anyone in Kansas City and the rest of the Midwest to get out and go to the movies. Thankfully we now have so many alternative delivery methods to get movies these days. Here are a few selections for things I’d recommend watching and where you can find the
This year I was trying to watch 100 movies that came out in 2012. I failed miserably (well not that miserably I saw about 80). I still feel that I have seen enough movies to hand out some awards. I must say that I have not seen a few of the movies that are currently winning several awards because they haven’t opened in Kansas City yet. I have a few real awards and some that are not actually real (although they should be because sometimes the Oscars get a little dull). I will warn you that this will be an extremely long post. So without further ado here are my end of 2012 awards:
Weird Al has officially revealed the 2013 Bonnaroo lineup featuring some classic rockers, new indie acts, popular folk acts and of course, himself, Weird Al. The lineup was revealed during a 3-hour Megathon event that featured classic and live performances.
Firefly Festival announces 2013 lineup featuring Red Hot Chili Peppers, Vampire Weekend, Yeah Yeah Yeahs & more
It’s already time to start thinking about summer music festivals and one worth adding to your list is Dover’s Firefly Festival. The Delaware 3-day festival revealed its 2013 lineup today.
Three things make a good “Die Hard” movie: a villain that hates America, an excess of violence, and a refusal to roll over and die. Really, what else is there? A “Good Day to Die Hard” provides all of those things in plenty. Those pesky Russians reappear in the fifth movie of the series, ready to […]
Very rarely is a movie better than its book counterpart, but the film version of “Beautiful Creatures” is that rare exception. And while many might be ready to write this film off as “just another Twilight,” give this film a chance. The exceptional cast and witty dialogue make this more than just another supernatural teen romance trying to capitalize off the success of those inexplicably popular Twilight novels.