Small Houses' seven-inch on a Lincoln label, and the Omaha musician in Jeremy Quentin's band are helping this Michigan native become an honorary Nebraskan. Listen and learn for yourself.
Rick Alloway is a big name, and a big voice in college radio. He's worked as KRNU's general manager for some 25 years, and here, he speaks with Spencer Munson about them all.
Black Cohosh, the darling of the Lincoln folkcore scene, is releasing their debut album Saturday. Listen to the album and the band's KZUM in-studio here.
Ringo, the banjoist/guitarist/vocalist from Kill County, went on an Ann Arbor, Mich., radio station on Saturday. Here is the music.
Lincoln's music scene lost a beloved member on Saturday, and KZUM's grindcore, thrash and doom metal radio show pays tribute in this two-hour show.
"I am the first person to say that Austin is kind of just like a big Omaha. But ... it seems like the bars a little more generally and genuinely appreciate musicians."
In 10 words: "We make some good tunes for driving around the world."
"I could never find the right 'darling,' and then I found Matt. ... And then we were like, 'We need drums.' So we found Robert at Ted and Wally's (ice cream shop). Ice cream brought us together."
"[The cello] just feels so right. You know, it's big and warm, but it's dark, too. It's not a simple instrument, but it is a beautiful one."
"We’re kind of playing of the girly thing. ... It is unabashedly feminine. Even the songs where I write from the perspective of a dude, they’re special, because they’re sung by a 26-year-old female."