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Interview: The Bright Light Social Hour

They might be the next big thing out of Austin, Texas. After winning Band of the Year, Album of the Year and Song of the Year (for “Detroit”) at this year’s Austin Music Awards at South By Southwest, The Bright Light Social Hour have set off on a national tour to promote their debut full […]

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Interview with Priscilla Ahn

Grey’s Anatomy fans are probably familiar with her after this season’s finale. For everyone else, here is Priscilla Ahn. Her album A Good Day hits stores on June 10th. Be sure to check it out! How are you feeling about the release of your debut album, A Good Day? I imagine it’s a bit nerve […]

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Kimya Dawson Interview

Kimya Dawson Interview

Singer/songwriter, Kimya Dawson, one of the main contributers to the Juno soundtrack will be performing tomorrow night at The Granada. The day before the show, Kimya was kind enough to take some time off and talk to us about her music, the busy tour schedule, being a mother to the adorable Panda, and her side […]

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Bon Iver Interview

While the city of Lawrence was watching the nail-biting championship game between KU and Memphis (and later celebrating the win), my friends and I took a road trip to see Bon Iver, pronounced “bon ee-VAIR,” (iTunes) perform at Mojo’s in Columbia, Missouri. Justin Vernon, the brilliant singer/songwriter behind Bon Iver, was far from what we […]

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Interview: Cloud Cult

by Mike Montano If you are a fan of edgy, indie music then look no further. Cloud Cult has fastly been topping the college charts next to such names as the White Stripes and Coldplay. Their concert was low-key on Thursday, Sept. 13th at the Bottleneck, but the energy from the show was anything but. […]

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The Basics of Ample Branches

The Basics of Ample Branches

“Witness Ample Branches, the burgeoning indie scene of Lawrence, Kansas’s most inspired outfit to date, and their album True Vine, a playful, thoughtful and aggressive-to-a-fault album that reconciles college-town psychedelia, heartland rockabilly and maybe-acid-jazz-esque-sort-of instrumentals from God knows where in such a seamless and natural manner that you’ll wonder, then ask, then scream why more […]

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Q&A: The Bravery

Q&A: The Bravery

The second child of The Bravery, The Sun and the Moon, is due in stores on May 22nd. The album was produced and mixed by two-time Grammy Award winner Brendan O’Brien, best known for his work with Pearl Jam, Rage Against the Machine, Stone Temple Pilots, Neil Young, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and other multi-platinum […]

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New Music: Tanner Walle

New Music: Tanner Walle

“Innovative, orginal and bright eclectic electronic sounds complimented by acoustic guitars create what’s been coined as ‘Jeff Buckley meets The Postal Service.’” Tanner Walle’s sophomore debut, The Future of Tape, comes out tomorrow at his CD release party in Lawrence. In October in order to get to know him better we asked Tanner a few […]

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Q and A: The Roseline

Q and A: The Roseline

Name: Colin (lead singer) Band: The Roseline Describe your sound: Alt-country super heroes What are you currently listening to? Ghostface Killah “Fishscale” Favorite song from this past year: The last song on the Neko Case album. Forgot the title. (The Needle Has Landed) What song do you secretly love but would never admit it to […]

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