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Big Gigantic Looming Larger and Larger

Big Gigantic Looming Larger and Larger

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

When the previous generation of electronic dance music artists were presiding over high-BPM mixes and X-ed out dance parties, the future members of Big Gigantic were soaking up … other stuff. If you’ve heard Big Gigantic, it might surprise you a little to learn that as young musicians in the late ’90s and early 2000s […]

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10 Songs That Were Better Reasons to be “Happy” in 2014

10 Songs That Were Better Reasons to be “Happy” in 2014

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

I’ve really got nothing against “Happy,” Billboard’s certified No. 1 song of the calendar year 2014. Hell, it was played at my wedding reception, because, let’s be honest – preventing that from happening at any 2014 wedding reception would’ve been damn near impossible. But – just ballparking the number here – there were probably about […]

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Kishi Bashi steals the show opening for Guster at House of Blues Dallas

Kishi Bashi steals the show opening for Guster at House of Blues Dallas

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

In the case of Guster’s current tour, it’s in your best interest to get there early for opener Kishi Bashi, especially if you have never heard of this artist because you will fall in love.

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Kansas City’s Middle of the Map Fest Reveals 2015 Music Lineup

Kansas City’s Middle of the Map Fest Reveals 2015 Music Lineup

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 2015 Middle of the Map lineup is here and it’s featuring some long awaited local band reunions, as well as special tribute that Joy Division fans won’t want to miss.

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Ex Hex sizzles at the Mohawk despite the cold

Ex Hex sizzles at the Mohawk despite the cold

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ex Hex managed to give concert goers at the Mohawk in Austin on Saturday night both their money’s worth – the easy part – and their body temperature’s worth, which was the hard part.

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In Photos: Smallpools with Magic Man and Panama Wedding at House of Blues in Dallas, TX

In Photos: Smallpools with Magic Man and Panama Wedding at House of Blues in Dallas, TX

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Things got weird and wildly fun when Smallpools came to the House of Blues in Dallas, TX. Though the band only has one record under their belt, they’ve quickly earned some loyally fans and rightly so. They put on a dance show packed with whale inflatables, new songs and even a cover or two. Fellow keyboard acts Magic Man and Panama Wedding kicked off the dance party.

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Confident SomeKindaWonderful rides fast-arriving momentum

Confident SomeKindaWonderful rides fast-arriving momentum

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Less than two years after a snowy night in Cleveland gave birth to a friendship, a band and a hit song all in the same night, SomeKindaWonderful already has the vibe and assuredness of a band in command of its sound and its direction.

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In Photos: Walk the Moon at Trees, Dallas TX

In Photos: Walk the Moon at Trees, Dallas TX

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Walk the Moon embarked on their first headlining tour supporting their new record, Talking Is Hard. True to their first single off this record, “Shut Up and Dance,” that’s exactly what the sold out crowd at Dallas did for this Ohio four-piece. Photographer Bethany shares these photos from the event:

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In Photos: Gaslight Anthem and Against Me! at the Uptown, Kansas City

In Photos: Gaslight Anthem and Against Me! at the Uptown, Kansas City

| October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gaslight Anthem and Against Me! have always been a favorite in Kansas City, but when the punk rockers in Against Me took to the Uptown stage, technical problems plagued the set and the band walked off after just 3 songs. Dismayed fans were in for a treat though.

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Twenty One Pilots says farewell to Vessel with 2-night Dallas stand

Twenty One Pilots says farewell to Vessel with 2-night Dallas stand

| October 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Twenty One Pilots has one of the most entertaining and fun live shows in existence today and if you haven’t seen them yet, you’re really missing out.

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