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Between the Buried and Me with Deafheaven, Intronaut and The Kindred at the Waiting Room | Photo Essay

Progressive metal fans gathered at the Waiting Room in Omaha last Saturday for Between the Buried and Me, Deafheaven, Intronaut, and The Kindred. See photos from the show here.

Evan Bartels on 89.3 KZUM | Hear Nebraska FM

Lincoln folk singer Evan Bartels joined us last night on Hear Nebraska FM for a live acoustic performance and an on-air interview. Listen to the show here and catch it live on Mondays at 8 p.m.

"Monsters and Children" by Sleep Sinatra | On The Record

From the Lincoln emcee Sleep Sinatra, "Monsters and Children" is a record for keeping your eyes on the forest and the high-mindedness of an impressionistic hip-hop lyricist. Listen to our review here.

"Laid Low" by Nick Carl | Song Story

When Nick Carl rereleased "Laid Low" this year, the song still had its hooks in him. The confessional tune about winding up on the wrong side of romantic competition still makes Carl "pissed off at the world."

Sower Dance Party: The Bottle Tops with The Mezcal Brothers and Billy Bacon at Pla Mor Ballroom | Photo Essay

Posted by Cameron Bruegger on Sun, 03/09/2014 - 11:27pm in billy bacon, mezcal brothers, music, nebraska, pla mor, sower records, The Bottle Tops

On Saturday, The Bottle Tops celebrated the release of their debut album with a swirl of nostalgia at Pla Mor Ballroom. But there was no mistaking the boom of the sound system as not being from 2014.

Episode 226 - The Big Deep | Worlds of Wayne

Posted by Cameron Bruegger on Fri, 03/07/2014 - 7:01pm in music, nebraska, podcast, the big deep, worlds of wayne

Omaha's The Big Deep talks about their two album release shows in both Lincoln and Omaha in this week's Worlds of Wayne Podcast.

Cheap Girls: Digging Into "Famous Graves" | Feature Interview

Cheap Girls frontman Ian Graham foreshadows the release of his band's forthcoming album "Famous Graves," with a list of notable headstones he's seen and a commentary on repeated mistakes.

Joe Louis Walker at The Zoo Bar | Photo Essay

Posted by Cameron Bruegger on Thu, 03/06/2014 - 6:23pm in blues, cameron bruegger, joe louis walker, lincoln, music, nebraska, zoo bar

Blues Hall of Fame singer and guitarist Joe Louis Walker roused the Zoo Bar on Wednesday night. See photos of Walker emptying his bag of blues, rock and gospel tricks. 

Benson Soul Society's Nebraska Mixtape | Playlist

Benson Soul Society curates a playlist of their favorite Nebraska funk and soul artists dating back to the '60s in anticipation of their monthly vinyl-based DJ party at The Sydney in Omaha.

Silent Film Composer Donald Sosin: "Just Play What's On The Screen" | The Hitchcock 9

Dealing with cenutry-old film is unpredictable, so Donald Sosin plays the game on its terms. The silent film composer often brushes aside his own score and performs the film as it's happening.