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Parallel lives

Parallel lives

| March 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Is it wrong to consider Cursive to be Omaha’s version of Local H? Obviously the setups don’t match, but there’s more in common than what Lasers And Fast And Shit, 3 Inches Of Blood, The Wedding Present, Oberhofer, and Fanfarlo offer to them, though they’re also in town this week.

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Fiona Apple live!

Fiona Apple live!

| March 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

  With plenty of time to do the math while waiting for Fiona Apple to reappear for an encore that never materialized Sunday night at Lincoln Hall, it turns out the sold-out crowd shelled out about $1 per minute to witness the reclusive singer’s grand return.

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Austin’s (delayed) Powers

Austin’s (delayed) Powers

| March 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

While the industry goes off to play, IE take a well-earned respite from the hype machine to enjoy our inboxes’ inactivity. If it says “SXSW Party” in the subject, it goes immediately in the bin. The whirlwind gets reaped the Monday and Tuesday after. Delta Spirit with Waters, Chuck Prophet, Andre Williams, Paperplanes, and Jeff […]

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The O.G. Beebs

The O.G. Beebs

| March 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Nothing against Justin Bieber — may he enjoy a long, fruitful career until his imminent usurper comes along — but long before there was “Beebs” (and perhaps long after) there came B.B. King. And he keeps on coming. Van Hunt also plays this week.

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Ides wide shut

Ides wide shut

| March 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Did Marc Antony and Octavian overreact when avenging Caesar’s death on the senate floor? The Ides Of March was Rome’s traditional feast day for warrior-god Mars, and maybe things got a little out of hand on the 15th. Peter Mulvey, the Abbey’s St. Paddy’s deal, When Clouds Attack, and K-Holes all converge in Chicago because […]

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The Head And The Heart live!

The Head And The Heart live!

| March 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Listening to The Head And The Heart with anything other than that thumping, muscular organ whacking against your insides will only bring about feelings of dissatisfaction.

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Four days to St. Patrick’s Day!

Four days to St. Patrick’s Day!

| March 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

They started reminding us how close it was way back in September — we can’t take it any longer! Neither can Anti-Flag, Grimes, Tyga, or Dave Barnes.

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Getting a Glasp

Getting a Glasp

| March 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Being an accomplished jazz musician, Robert Glasper may have thought he’d pulled the coup of coups regarding the guestlist for his new album, Black Radio (EMI). He’s in town this weekend, and Rose Cousins also suits up.

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Click to win Cassian or Buckwheat Zydeco tix!

Click to win Cassian or Buckwheat Zydeco tix!

| March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Click on to enter and win Cassian (3/15 at Berlin) or Buckwheat Zydeco (3/10 at McAninch) tickets!

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A penny saved

A penny saved

| March 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

An undersold aspect of electronic music for aspiring musicians is the thrifty nature with which one can travel, especially versus a dozen sarcophagi. This, and other thoughts, as Korallreven, A Storm Of Light, Yellow Ostrich, Here Come The Mummies, and Lee DeWyze come to town.

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