Tag: music

Middle of the Map announces 2013 dates; Limited tickets released for $35

Middle of the Map announces 2013 dates; Limited tickets released for $35

| January 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Middle of the Map Fest is back. The Kansas City festival announced its dates for 2013 and this year, the festival spans three weekends featuring music, film and an interactive forum.

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State Radio Brings Raw Passion to the Bottleneck

State Radio Brings Raw Passion to the Bottleneck

| November 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

With their own mix of alternative rock, ska, reggae, and bohemian jams, Boston natives, State Radio, brought their hometown passion to the Bottleneck on Thursday November 15th. People of all ages took shelter from the cold and warmed up with beer. Lots of it. In fact, the majority of the audience appeared to be adults, […]

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SXSW Music announces first wave of 2013 bands

SXSW Music announces first wave of 2013 bands

| November 8, 2012 | 1 Comments

SXSW Music has announced its first wave of bands for the 2013 festival. The Austin music festival returns March 12-17 for its 27th year.

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Matt & Kim share visual stream for ‘Lightning’

Matt & Kim share visual stream for ‘Lightning’

| October 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Brooklyn duo Matt and Kim’s 4th studio album, Lightning, is officially out, and as an added treat, they’re released visuals for each song on the record.

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Jack’s Mannequin announces retirement, final show

Jack’s Mannequin announces retirement, final show

| September 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sad news for Jack’s Mannequin lovers. The band is amicably breaking up after seven years of touring and albums. They’ll play their final show together on November 11 in Los Angeles at the 3rd annual Dear Jack benefit.

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Animal Kingdom announce new album, new video & Lollapalooza performance

Animal Kingdom announce new album, new video & Lollapalooza performance

| April 11, 2012 | 1 Comments

2012 is set to be a big year for Animal Kingdom. The band just announced the release of their sophomore album, put out a new video and they’re a part of the official 2012 Lollapalooza announcement.

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Stream ‘Bliss’ from En Route, feat. former Josephine singer

Stream ‘Bliss’ from En Route, feat. former Josephine singer

| February 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

When the Midwest band Josephine Collective broke up, the members didn’t just scatter and disappear into the wind OK. So they scattered (Atlanta, Dallas, etc), but several of them stayed in the Kansas City area and nearly all the former members found new and diverse ways to stay a part of the music scene. We recently learned of a new project from one of the singers: En Route.

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Download free song, ‘Don’t Just Sit There,’ from Brooklyn indie group: Lucius

Download free song, ‘Don’t Just Sit There,’ from Brooklyn indie group: Lucius

| February 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

We’re absolutely hooked on Lucius, a Brooklyn indie folk group with some beautiful vocals from the female singers. The act is currently offering their song, “Don’t Just Sit There,” up for free download.

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Midcoast Takeover announces SXSW showcase bands

Midcoast Takeover announces SXSW showcase bands

| February 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Midcoast Takeover is once again helping Kansas City & Lawrence bands showcase at the popular SXSW music festival. Midcoast Takever is taking over Austin’s Shangri-La (1016 E. 6th) on March 16 and March 17 and they just announced the bands that will play.

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The 5 Most Underplayed Songs of 2011

The 5 Most Underplayed Songs of 2011

| February 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Underplayed songs? Whoever talks about that, right?

Well, I guess I do, starting now. My last post contained my list of the most overplayed songs of 2011, and everyone has their own list of those. On the other side of the coin, if your radio isn’t spitting a certain great song out enough for your taste, you probably get the track or the album for yourself and play it as much as you want, not caring about what the airplay lords think about it.

Still, there are always songs that deserve more exposure than they get. So here are my top five of those from 2011.

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