The Thermals' Hutch Harris knows Nebraska music, and has for years. His knowledge makes up some of the shadows, the memories, he keeps with them on the song "The Sunset," examined here.
"Bright Eyes album 'I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning' has been certified Gold, meaning it has sold more than 500,000 copies." Read Saddle Creek owner Robb Nansel's letter marking the occasion.
The Thermals work their ass off on "Desperate Ground," their Saddle Creek debut. Read our review of the album here.
See a new kind of Arabia, one with electricity, in Icky Blossoms' video of "Arabian Knights," a cover song made for Record Store Day. Then see the band live in Lincoln at a free show with GROUPLOVE.
Daniel Pujol talks about the "manic sort of hyperbolic need to be able to articulate oneself" as he articulates his answers to questions about "Psychic Pain." See his band at O'Leaver's on Friday.
Review the week in Nebraska music news, from a preview of Saddle Creek's Record Store Day loot to an explanation of Club No Quiet. We feature new music, album covers, reviews, videos and more.
Listen to Talking Mountain's new album by clicking play on the nearly 30-minute-long video the band produced.
Read a review of Saddle Creek's SXSW showcase at The Parish in Austin on Wednesday. Also see photos and hear interviews with Big Harp on Jake Bellows, and Icky Blossoms on UUVVWWZ.
See photos from SXSW 2013 of Billy Bragg, Blue Hawaii, Braids, Cloud Nothings, DIIV, French Horn Rebellion, Marnie Stern, Olafur Arnalds, Tegan and Sara, and The Thermals.
Ladyfinger's "Errant Forms," as reviewer Mark Bestul says, "makes you miss the ‘90s when guitars were always loud, ears hurt after every show and people smashed the shit out of stuff."