matt hovanec

"No Apart" by UUVVWWZ | Love Drunk Video

In Love Drunk's 100th session, UUVVWWZ plays "No Apart" from within Mayor Chris Beutler's office in Lincoln, Neb. Let's just say there's a drummer looking for a band, and it's not Dave Ozinga.

"Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me (The Smiths)" by Gabe Liebowitz and Ami Saraiya | Video By the Fire

Watch two Chicago touring musicians perform a late-night, campfire rendition of this classic song by The Smiths.

"VII" by The Machete Archive | Video Feature

Posted by HN staff on Thu, 09/06/2012 - 1:14pm in ben semisch, kaitlyn filippini, mark thimjian, matt hovanec, music, nebraska, The machete archive, video, vii

The Machete Archive might be no more, but their music lives on. Watch as the three-piece instrumental progressive rock band plays "VII" at their final concert.

On Blue Meanies and Hot Springs | Guest Column

Posted by Andrew Norman on Thu, 08/02/2012 - 8:37pm in arkansas, blue meanies, guest column, hot springs, JVA, matt hovanec, nick tarlowski

In light of the Blue Meanies' recent, epic middle finger display to MCA Records, Lincoln musician Nick Tarlowski shares his story of meeting the band's frontman, and falling in love with Hot Springs, Ark.

"Yonkers" by Pretty & Nice | Love Drunk Video

In a colorful, flower-power attic in Boston, Pretty & Nice performs a catchy, poppy rocker on Day 7 of the 2012 Love Drunk Video Tour.

"And Then The Girls" by Donora | Love Drunk Video

On Day 5 of the 2012 Love Drunk Tour, we shoot Donora playing a dance-rock song in a basement in Gibsonia, Pa.

"St. James Infirmary" by Dastardly | Love Drunk Video

Chicago band Dastardly is used to playing wide-ranging gypsy folk. Performing a dirge in the ruins of an old farm home on the second day of the 2012 Love Drunk Tour was something new.

Defy Gravity's Get Silly Party | Live Video

Posted by shoottofill on Mon, 01/23/2012 - 12:14pm in dj, dj hypoxix, jon helgason, live music, live video, matt hovanec, mike machian, rave, shoot to fill, sokol auditorium, video

DJs, feathers, silly string, violinists — see what happened Jan. 13 at Sokol Auditorium in this live video from Shoot to Fill.

"Chances" by Joe Champion | Sound Surveillance Video

Posted by SoundSurveillance on Tue, 12/27/2011 - 12:43am in Joe Champion, live, matt hovanec, Sound Surveillance, video

Joe Champion performs a song in an ally behind Plan C Recording Studio during its 2011 open house.

"Thrill is Gone" by Digital Leather | HN Live

Posted by Andrew Norman on Fri, 12/16/2011 - 12:36pm in andrew norman, daniel muller, digital leather, django g-s, hn live, matt hovanec, mike machian, thrill is gone, video

Omaha's garage punks perform a song off their upcoming album at the HN compilation release show at The Sydney in Benson. Four cameras captured it.