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Josh Berwanger

Three great local bands blasted through delightfully quick sets on 9/13. Check out my account, photos, & video of Josh Berwanger Band, Schwervon, & Spencer Brown.

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Sam Hoskins of The Slowdown

On 8/30 KC stayed up late for a moody show featuring Slowdown, Capsules, & Latenight Callers. Check out my photos and video of the night.

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Chris Metcalf of The Life and Times

KC did what it does best when The Life and Times, Loose Park, & Twinsmith played on 8/7. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Joel Gibb is The Hidden Cameras

I caught nearly a dozen bands on the final day of Indietracks and no two sounded similar. Check out my account, pics, and videos of this indie pop festival.

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Gruff Rhys

Day 2 of the Indietracks Festival featured rising stars, earnest new artists, and reunited favourites playing in sheds, churches, and on moving trains. Check out my account, photos, and video of the day.

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Elizabeth Morris of Allo Darlin'

Night 1 of Indietracks Festival was spot on w/ performances by Allo Darlin', The Chills, Spearmint, & TeenCanteen. Click for my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Star Crunch of Man or Astro-man?

KC got more than it deserved when Man or Astro-man's ship landed on 7/17. Check out my photos and video of the headliner and supporting acts Sallie Ford and Wray.

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Zach Brotherton of Maps for Travelers

A new generation of bands holding the angular KC sound dear played Czar on 7/11. Check out my videos and photos of Maps for Travelers, Sundiver, Pro-Magnum, & Author and the Illustrator.

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Mikey Wheele of Coward

The brave and bold were rewarded on 7/12 when experimental rock acts Coward, Tyranny is Tyranny, Via Luna, & Sneaky Creeps played in KC. Check out my photos and video of the night.

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Sickie Wifebeater of The Mentors

A curious few showed up to hear long-standing shock rock band Mentors play KC on 7/6. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night including locals All Blood, & Wayne Pain.

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Chuck Cleaver of Wussy

Friends and family became one and the same as an intimate KC welcomed Wussy on 7/3. Check out my photos and video of Wussy along with local openers Schwervon! and Admiral of the Red.

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Break-A-Dawn of The Bad Ideas

KC celebrated the release of the Red Kate / Bad Ideas split 7" with a raucous launch party at Mills Record Co. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Monica Martin of Phox

A mature and responsible crowd packed the very hot Riot Room on 6/25 to see Phox, Trails and Ways, & L.A. price. Click for my photos and video of the night.

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Neil Berthier of Donovan Wolfington

A healthy dose of noisy indie rock invaded Art Closet on 6/22 with Donovan Wolfington, and Pope leading the way. Check out my account, videos, and photos of those bands and the 3 local openers.

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David Combs is Spoonboy

What if Art Closet threw itself a party and no one came? I found out when Spoonboy and Colour Me Wednesday played KC on 6/17. Click for my photos and video of the night.

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Lemuria

The DIY set welcomed Lemuria and Fero Lux to KC on 6/12 with a 5-band bill of punk and hardcore. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Brian Rogers of Forrester

KC celebrated the 3rd annual Crossroads Summer Block Party on 6/6 with 8 bands, food trucks, aerialists and more. Check out my account and photos of the event.

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Josh Berwanger

Josh Berwanger Band celebrated the release of its new single on Too Much Rock with a little help from compatriots Loose Park and Mills Record Company. Check out my photos and video of the launch party.

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Swearin'

KC may not have put its best foot forward to welcome Swearin' but the results were still spectacular. Check out my photos and video of the band along with openers Admiral of the Red and Captiva.

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L. Ron Drunkard of Red Kate

Midtown punks showed up in force to celebrate the release of the Red Kate/Bad Ideas split 7". Joining that duo were Faultfinder, Bruiser Queen, & Crushed Out. Check out my photos and video of the night.

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Meredith Graves of Perfect Pussy

Perfect Pussy, Potty Mouth, Bad Ideas, & RLT left Czar Bar battered and bruised on 5/18.

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Cane of Korpiklaani

Pagan Fest V brought bands from 3 continents to KC on 5/16. Check out my photos of the night.

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Kip Berman of The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

A C86 explosion coated KC on 5/15 as The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Fear of Men, and Ablebody performed at Record Bar.

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Kip Berman of The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

On 5/15 NYC's The Pains of Being Pure of Heart stopped by Mills Recording Co. for a free all-ages instore performance.

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Matt Pond

On 5/13 Matt Pond celebrated the 10th anniversary of his breakthrough album with some help from The Lighthouse and the Whaler. Check out my account, photos, & video of the night.

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Schwervon

Schwervon and Loose Park packed Midwestern Musical Co. on a warm first Friday night. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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A Minor Forest

Lawrence celebrated its heady youth when reunited bands A Minor Forest and Giants Chair played with Muscle Worship on 5/1. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Nate Allen of Destroy Nate Allen

No amplifiers were needed when Destroy Nate Allen paired with Ghost Mice in KC on 4/30. Check out my photos and video of the night.

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Katie Crutchfield is Waxahatchee

Waxahatchee played a delightfully noisy set for KC on 4/23. Check out my photos and video of the band, along with its openers Dogbreth and Beth Bombara.

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Richard Buckner

The Richard Buckner living room tour made a stop in KC on 4/22. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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The Crowd at Buzzard Beach Caught Mid Skank

Jesus rose and some skinhead named Ian had a hell of a birthday party at Buzzard Beach w/ New Riddim, Sister Mary Rotten Crotch, & Uncouth. Check out my photos and video of the night.

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Keef Mountain

Mills Recording Co celebrated Record Store Day by inviting some of KC's best bands over for a free, all-day, outdoor concert. Check out my photos of the day.

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Rory Cameron of The Conquerors

Psychedelic Rock echoed through the basement of FOKL when The Conquerors played with Cosmonauts, Dead Sea, & The Ray-Tones on 4/14. Check out my photos and video of the night.

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Schwervon!

On 4/12 KC was treated to a bombastic bill featuring Schwervon!, The Quivers, & The Bad Ideas. Click for my account, photos, and video of the night.

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John Cota of Ghetto Blaster

For 3 years KC's punk and hardcore community has thrown its own festival called Center of the City. A chaotic 3rd night ended appropriately with Ghetto Blaster. Check out my photos and video of the night.

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Josh Leon of Iron Guts Kelly

For 3 years KC's punk and hardcore community has thrown its own festival called Center of the City. 12 bands played the second night including headliners Iron Guts Kelly. Check out my photos and video of the night.

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Cody Blanchard of The Uncouth

For 3 years KC's punk and hardcore community has thrown its own festival called Center of the City. 4/6 saw 11 bands including headliners Uncouth. Check out my photos and video from night 1.

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Josh Berwanger

Late night revelers were treated to delightfully disparate sets by Heidi Gluck, CS Luxem, and Josh Berwanger, and even an unannounced reunion of Only Children. Click for my photos and video of the night.

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Michael Ian Cummings of Skaters

Warner Bros wunderkinds Skaters brought their noisy pop -- and all the danger they could muster -- to KC on 3/26. Check my photos and video of the band plus openers Team Spirit and Knife Crime.

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Zach Brotherton of Maps for Travelers

Ume played to a packed house of KC's elites on 3/24 with Maps for Travelers and Be/Non opening. Check out my photos of the night.

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Jerry Frederick of Rev Gusto

On 3/22 audiences braved lousy Smarch weather to catch Rev Gusto, Ings, & Alien Jones. Luckily you can check out my video and photos of the night with only a click.

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Break-A-Dawn of The Bad Ideas

Punk showed its fun side when Bad Ideas headlined a 3/20 show featuring Black Actress & Oldfield Victory. Check out my photos and video of the night.

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Paz Lenchantin of The Entrance Band

Everyone brought their dancing shoes for a midweek show of psyche and surf featuring The Entrance Band, La Luz, & The Conquerors. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Walter Delgado of Rotting Out

Czar hosted an all-ages hardcore matinee on 3/14 featuring Rotting Out, No Bragging Rights, Beautiful Ones, Heart To Heart, & Orthodox. Check out my account, pics and video of the night.

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Bottle Breakers

On 2/22 Bottle Breakers made it KC debut headlining and all punk all the time lineup including Steady States and Bummer.

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Two Knights

On 2/20 KC cranked up its guitars and partied like the aughts never happened. Check out my photos and video of Two Knights, Muscle Worship, Boy Parts, & Gatekeeper.

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Michael Roeslein of Caravels

Caravels anchored an all-ages post-hardcore lineup that also featured Foxing, Special Explosion, Author and the Illustrator, & Home Lions.

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Screaming Females

On 1/30 the fiery Screaming Females began a 2-night stand at Chicago's Hideout. Click for photos and video of the band and local openers White Mystery.

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Justin Champlin of NOBUNNY

NOBUNNY packed Township on 1/29 playing a sweaty set to a capacity crowd that never stopped moving. Check out my photos and video of the band along with local openers The Yolks and Todays Hits.

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Paul Mahern of Zero Boys

Kansas City sampled the many flavours of punk when Zero Boys, Ultraman, Mace Batons, & Drop A Grand played Riot Room on 1/12. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Zachary Kerr of Anagnorisis

Anagnorisis, Abigail Williams, Mobile Deathcamp, & Habit of Force blew into Chicago on a cold winter night. Check out my account, photos, and video of the show.

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Bill McShane of Ultimate Fakebook

Each Christmas the 3 members of Ultimate Fakebook find themselves back in KC, and back on the stage. Check out my photos and video of the band along with openers Jim Crego & The Hillary Watts Riot.

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Schwervon!

Too Much Rock celebrated the 1st release of its Singles Series at Mills Record Co on 12/7 with Schwervon and Lazy.

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Andy Cohen of Bottomless Pit

A Chicago crowd packed into a hot and crowded club on 11/16 to witness the noisy indie rock of Bottomless Pit, Light Coma, and Rutabega. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Josh Berwanger

Dozens of fans packed a Milwaukee club on 10/24 to see Josh Berwanger Band, Awkward Terrible, & Comic Books perform under taxidermied heads.

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Josh Berwanger

Chicago put together 4 great bands on 10/23 including Josh Berwanger Band, Warm Ones, Hawk and Dove, & The Red Threads.

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Kelsey Wilson of Wild Child

Grand Rapids showed up in force for Wild Child, Josh Berwanger Band, and Valentigers on 10/22.

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Carrie Shepard of The Whiskey Charmers

On 10/21 The Whiskey Charmers paired with Josh Berwanger Band and Mental Health Day for a curious threesome.

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Nathan Ritholz of Infinity Shred

Rock and electronica collided with mixed results as Infinity Shred headlined a bill supported by Josh Berwanger Band, Precious Kindred, & Ligaments.

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Jay Russell of Diamond J and the Rough

Diamond J and the Rough made a special live appearance on 10/17 welcoming Josh Berwanger Band and Old Royals to New Haven. Check out my photos and video of the bands.

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Ben Weiser

On 10/16 Ben Weiser headlined a solid bill in Somerville featuring Josh Berwanger Band, Fantastic Liars, & Low Babies. Click for my photos of the night.

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Josh Berwanger

Providence stayed up late on 10/15 to catch the rock & roll of Josh Berwanger Band, Northern Lands, & Snowplows. Check out my photos of the night.

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Josh Berwanger Band

Josh Berwanger Band played a confusing 5-band, Sunday-night Pittsburgh bill alongside Cobalt Cranes, Diva 93, KMFD, & Stranded Aliens. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Josh Berwanger

Josh Berwanger Band played in Columbus on 10/12 supported by T.K. Webb and a giant tree stump. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Har Mar Superstar

Har Mar Superstar had the bros dancing and the ladies swooning when he played KC on 10/5. Check out my photos and video of Mr. Superstar along with openers Lizzo & Dated.

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JoJo Longbottom of The Dead Girls

On 9/27 Dead Girls celebrated the CD release of Fade In/Fade Out at a late night show supported by friends ACBs and Rev Gusto. Check out my account, photos, and video of the show.

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Bob Mould

On 8/16 Bob Mould played a positively ferocious set for a Larryville crowd primed by openers Pedaljets. Click for my account and photos of the night.

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My Boyfriend On Vinyl

On 8/15 a small KC crowd watched the birth and death of My Boyfriend On Vinyl, the return of a reborn Mammoth Life, and the evolution of Cloud Dog. Here are my photos and video of the night.

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Cullen Omori of Smith Westerns

If there was a common thread to this 8/5 bill featuring Smith Westerns, Wampire, & Mr. History, it was surely pharmacological and not musical. Check out my account, photos, and video.

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Kevin Seconds

Led by Kevin Seconds and Kepi Ghoulie, punks donned their acoustic guitars for a night of music on 8/4. Check out my photos and video of the night.

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Claire Adams of Hidden Pictures

The sunny pop of Hidden Pictures and the ethereal shoegaze of Capsules headlined a 7/26 show that also featured Twinsmith & Lonelyhearts. Check out my account, photos, & video of the night.

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Ryan Smith of The Melismatics

On 7/18 Melismatics rocked like they were playing in front of thousands of fans, not the dozen that turned up to see them and openers Johnny Bangs. Check out my photos and video of the night.

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Sadie Dupuis of Speedy Oritz

On 7/16 NY's Speedy Ortiz reunited with old friends Schwervon! and made new ones with Lazy. Check out my photos of the night.

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Howard Iceberg

On 7/6 Howard Iceberg and opening act Schwervon! played an early all-ages show for an appreciative crowd. Check out my account, video, and pics of the night.

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Brendan Hangauer of Fourth of July

Fourth of July's farewell performance brought everything full circle by playing its entire debut album with returning original members. Check out photos and video of the band's final show.

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Jonathan Richman

Jonathan Richman entertained a sweaty KC audience on 6/25. Check out my photos and video of the night.

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John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats

The Mountain Goats and openers Baptist Generals played to a sell-out all-ages KC crowd on 6/19. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Dylan Walker of Full of Hell

On 6/15 KC's preeminent all-ages show space packed 6 bands and 100 fans into a tiny hot room for 3 hours of sweaty hardcore. Check out my account and photos of the night.

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Matt Adams of The Blank Tapes

On a hot night a handful of fans gathered to hear two bands absolutely kill it. Check out my account, photos, and video of Blank Tapes & opener Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas.

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C.J. Calhoun of Cowboy Indian Bear

On 6/7 the Crossroads Summer Block Party celebrated its second year by bringing together 8 bands with thousands of First Fridays visitors on a perfect summer night. Check out my account, photos, and video of the show.

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Luis Arana of Beautiful Bodies

On 6/3 six bands and hundreds of fans gathered to raise money to help the victims of the recent OK tornadoes. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Sheena Ozzella of Lemuria

On 5/22 an all-ages maelstrom created by Lemuria, Save Ends, Hotel Year, & Pillow Man hit Worcester. Check out my account, photos, and video of the show.

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Caitlin Rose

On 5/11 the Jackpot Saloon lived up to its name when Nashville's Caitlin Rose played with Daniel Romano. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Danny Pound of The Regrets

Midwest musical stalwarts The Regrets reunited to headline an all local Saturday bill during Middle of the Map Fest. Check out my account, photos, & video of the night.

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Richard Gintowt of Hidden Pictures

KC celebrated International Women's Day with sets from Hidden Pictures, Rooms Without Windows, & Heidi Gluck. Check out my account, photos, & video of the night.

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Brandon Phillips of The Architects

A free show with free beer and good bands filled The Riot Room on 3/4. Check out my photos and video of Architects, Antennas Up, & Rev Gusto.

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Andrew Ashby of The Caves

On 3/2 KC packed into the curious Art Closet for an all-ages show with Caves, Coed Pageant, Schwervon, & Author and the Illustrator. Click to spy my photos and video of the night.

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Konnor Ervin of The ACBs

On 3/1 The ACBs and labelmates Fourth of July packed an early all-ages show at recordBar. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Jason Rueger of Country Mice

On 2/16 Country Mice held a family reunion and graciously allowed Berwanger and Brent Windler to open. Check out my quick recap, photos, and video of the night.

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Josh Berwanger of Berwanger

On 2/7 a sparse turnout and curious pairings combined to create a casual night out with locals Berwanger, Hidden Pictures, Way Back, & Margo May. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Nathan Ellis of The Casket Lottery

Kansas City turns out on 2/2 to embrace a few of its own including Casket Lottery, Dead Girls, & Gentleman Savage. Check out my account, photos, and video of the show.

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Brendan Hangauer of Fourth of July

Local heavyweights Fourth of July and Hospital Ships played a packed show for a crowd of hip Lawrence night owls on 2/1. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Paul Sprangers of Free Energy

On 1/28 Free Energy joined KC locals Not a Planet and Rev Gusto for a high energy extravaganza. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Patrick Rivera of Here's To The Life

On 1/21 Record Bar struck out watching the disparate trio of Here's To The Life, Lullwater, & Dsoedean. Check out my photos of the night.

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Walter Schreifels of Quicksand

A reunited Quicksand played to a delighted First Avenue crowd on 1/13. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night, including opener Single Mothers.

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Dustin Carpenter of Narratives

On 1/3 Charlotte celebrated a heady stew of hardcore, punk, grindcore, metal, & sludge. Check out my photos of this 5-band bill.

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Zebraylon Deonte' Woodruff of Sun Brother

On 12/20 I took a flyer on all-local gig in a strange southern city. Check out my account, photos, and video of Sun Brothers, Sympaticus, 72nd and Central, and Joie.

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Lazy

On 12/2 I trespassed into KC's DIY punk scene to catch Lazy, Big Eyes, Audacity, & Nature Boys. Check out my account and photos of the night.

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Julie Berndsen of The Latenight Callers

Mild temperatures brought everyone out on 12/1 for an all-local show featuring KC's Latenight Callers, In Back of a Black Car, Now Now Sleepyhead, & Deco Auto. Check out my account, photos, and video of the affair.

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Kevin Morby of The Babies

On 11/23 fractured pop ruled as The Babies came to KC along with Gashcat & Berwanger. Check out my account, photos, and video of the the show.

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Jesse Smith is Gentleman Jesse

On 11/7 Atlanta's Gentleman Jesse proved to Lawrence that "pop" is not a 4-letter word. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night including the debut performance by local opener Berwanger.

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Tim Cohen of The Fresh & Onlys

A curious pairing and a late start were overcome by the deft blending of pop and psych at this 11/1 Jackpot show. Check out my account, photos, and video of The Fresh & Onlys with The Swayback.

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Keith Morris of OFF!

On 10/31 punks dressed up as different punks to welcome OFF!, The Spits, & Double Negative to KC. Click to check out my photos and video of the show.

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Jesse Braswell Roberts of Quiet Corral

On 10/26 Lawrence saw 3 bands using the same crayons but colouring entirely different pictures. Check out my account, photos, and video of Quiet Corral, Communist Daughter, & Skypiper.

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Brodie Rush of Be/Non

On 10/24 Gusto celebrated Glam-O-Ween with Be/Non as T. Rex, and Soft Reeds as Bowie. Check out my photos and video of the night.

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Kianna Alarid of TIlly and the Wall

On 10/21 Omaha's Tilly and the Wall headlined a schizophrenic bill that somehow kept Lawrence dancing. Check out my account, photos, and video of Tilly, Nicky Da B, & Conquerors.

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Michael Muller of Balmorhea

KC was wrapped in a warm, soft sonic blanket on 10/19 when Austin's Balmorhea and locals Sounding the Deep played Record Bar. Click to see my account, photos and video of the show.

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Jonathan Meiburg of Shearwater

Shearwater made a special trip down to Kansas City on 10/16 to play with like-minded locals Cowboy Indian Bear. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Michael LoPresti of The Lighthouse and the Whaler

Lawrence missed out on 10/11 when The Lighthouse and the Whaler brought its perfect pop to the empty Jackpot. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night, including Estonian openers Ewert and the Two Dragons.

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Klara Soderberg of First Aid Kit

On 10/9 Sweden's First Aid Kit played to a packed crowd in Lawrence. Check out my account, photos, and video of the band, and its like-minded opener Dylan LeBlanc.

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Corin Tucker

Corin Tucker Band rocked for a small KC audience on 10/5 with the reverb-soaked Empty Spaces opening. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Takaakira Goto of Mono

Japanese post-rockers Mono played KC on 9/26 with Chris Brokaw & Gemini Revolution opening. Check out my account and photos of the night.

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Dave Davison of Maps & Atlases

On 9/25 the tricky Chicago foursome of Maps & Atlases played KC with White Arrows & Not a Planet opening. Click to see my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Michael Gira of Swans

All of KC turned out on 9/19 for a long pummelling set from Swans and opener Xiu Xiu. Click to check out my account and photos of the night.

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Frank Turner

Frank Turner brought his secular revival to Lawrence on 9/17, dragging along openers Larry and His Flask and Jenny Owen Youngs. Check out my photos and video of the night.

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Jack Tatum of Wild Nothing

On 9/13 Lawrence heard the sound of now as Wild Nothing and DIIV played to a packed Jackpot. Click for my account, photos, and video of the night.

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John Brannon of Negative Approach

KC erupted on 9/11 as hardcore legends Negative Approach played with Early Graves, No Class, and Spine. Check out my photos of the night.

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Jonne Jarvela

Pagan metal took center stage in Lawrence on 9/3 when Korpiklaani, Moonsorrow, Tyr, & Metsatoll met up with locals Stonehaven. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Holly Dodson of Parallels

On 8/12 KC skipped the DJs and instead danced to Parallels, Dynasty Electric, & White Girl. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Sharon Van Etten

KC did Sharon Van Etten proud by packing into a hot club on a Monday night. Click to check out my pics and video of Van Etten plus openers Hospital Ships and Ruddy Swain.

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Patrick Robinson of The Atlantic

Raucous bands and Raucous fans met up in Liberty on 8/18 for a free show featuring Atlantic, Runaway Sons, & Grenadina. Click for pics and video of the night.

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Ben Grimes of Soft Reeds

On 7/26 the Empty Spaces celebrated its CD release party sandwiched between formidable acts The Caves and Soft Reeds. Click for my photos and video of the night.

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Richard Gintowt of Hidden Pictures

On 7/20 Hidden Pictures celebrated the release of its new record along with friends in Fullbloods, & Shy Boys. Check out my account, photos and video of the release party.

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Brian Fallon of The Gaslight Anthem

Gaslight Anthem rocked the sold-out Bottleneck on 7/12. Click for photos of the band plus opener Dave Hause.

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Ben Thornewill of Jukebox the Ghost

KC filled the room when touring acts Jukebox the Ghost, Savoir Adore, and Now Now played on 7/11. Click for more photos and video of the night.

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John Mitchell of Soft Reeds

Roads were closed down in KC's Crossroads Arts District so 8 of the city's best bands could provide the First Fridays crowd with 6 hours of live music. Check out my account, pics, and video of the block party.

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Beckie Trost of Soft Reeds

Sonic Spectrum curated a great night of local music featuring Soft Reeds, Radkey, Quivers, & Drop a Grand. Click for my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Mean Melin

The fun of the 2012 US Air Guitar KC Regionals was a flawed affair. Check out my thoughts about the event and a few photos.

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Katie Ford of Grenadina

The next generation of KC musicians made themselves known as Grenadina, Le Grand, Home & Away, & I Am Nation rocked the Riot Room on 6/19. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Dan Bejar of Destroyer

The yacht rock dial was turned to 11 when Destroyer and Sandro Perri played Lawrence on 6/10. Click to check out my account, photos, and video of the show.

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Katlyn Conroe of La Guerre

Each band gave the crowd something a little different on this 6/7 bill featuring La Guerre, Melismatics, & Shadow Paint. Click for photos and video of the show.

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Glenn Danzig

On 5/31 Danzig and Doyle gave KC a long-awaited taste of the Misfits. Check out my account and photos of this union along with its openers: Kyng, MonstrO, & Hammerlord.

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Chris Glover of Penguin Prison

It took a few drinks but Penguin Prison and Class Actress got KC dancing on a Tuesday night. Check out my account, photos, and video of the show.

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Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast

The all-ages crowd packed the house on 5/27 to see Best Coast and opener JEFF the Brotherhood. Check out my account, photos, and video of the show.

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Mike McColgan of Street Dogs

Lawrence got a Tuesday night rager when Street Dogs, Aggrolites, Old Man Markley, and local support Rackatees met up at the Bottleneck. Click for my photos and video of the night.

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Grant Hart

In an odd universe, Grant Hart opened for Kansas newcomers Breakpoint Method and Get Busy Living. Check out my account and photos of the show.

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Alaina Moore of Tennis

Tennis and touring partner Vacationer finished their tour on 5/12 playing to a packed house. Check out my photos of video of the night.

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Roger Miller of Mission of Burma

Mission of Burma headlined Record Bar as part of KC's Middle of the Map Fest. Check out my photos and video the entire night including Life & Times, Water Moccasins, Soft Reeds, Minus Story, & Deadringers.

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Ralph Nicastro of Wreaths

On 3/21 Asbury Lanes' schizophrenic bill ended with the spacy NJ locals Wreaths, but Casey Desmond, Stereo Telescope, and Phantom Power each drew their own fans. Check out my account, photos and video of the show.

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Miranda Taylor of Black Wine

I celebrated the Ides of March in NJ with punk rock from Black Wine, Mindtroll, & Mannequin Pussy. Check out my account and photos of the night.

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Craig Finn

On 2/11 Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn's rootsy solo performance drew an older crowd, sending the price of KC babysitters skyrocketing. Check out my account, photos, and video of Finn, his backing band Some Guns, and opener Mount Moriah.

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Jordan Eberhardt of Scale the Summit

Genres be damned as Scale the Summit brought its show to KC on 2/7. Check out my photos and video of the band along with support acts Elitist, David Hasselhoff on Acid, & The Fortress.

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Jesse Tabish of Other Lives

Lawrence mellowed on 2/6 with performances by the upward bound Other Lives and the always brilliant Halloween, Alaska. Check out my photos and video of the night.

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Alexi Laiho ofChildren of Bodom

On 2/6 fans were regaled with stories of lusty she-demons and metal from Children of Bodom, Eluveitie, Revocation, & Threat Signal. Check out my account and photos of the night.

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Marty Hillard of Cowboy Indian Bear

Cowboy Indian Bear headlined a local all-star lineup on 2/2, joining Fourth of July and Soft Reeds for a night of brilliant indie rock. Check out my account, photos, and video of the evening.

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Emilie Autumn

Emilie Autumn and her Bloody Crumpets opened the Fight Like a Girl tour in KC on 1/25. Check out my account and photos of this cabaret-style event.

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Andrew Sellers of Bowinero

A trio of local indie rock bands played to a friendly crowd on 1/20. Check out my photos and video of Bowinero, Dead Girls, & Knife Crime.

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Jeremy Beckford of Canasta

On 1/9 Chicago's Canasta ended a quick 4-date weekend outing with a quiet gig in KC. Its violin swells and chamber pop arrangements battled the decidedly modern indie rock of local openers Dojo for Crooks. Click to check out my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Luke Pritchard of The Kooks

On 11/15 Britpoppers The Kooks brought their charged pop to Philly where it was joined by the garage pop of openers The Postelles. Click to check out my account, video, and photos of the night.

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Kimya Dawson

On 11/10 Kimya Dawson capped a wonderful evening of sincere solo performances that also featured Your Heart Breaks and A Stick And A Stone. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Pete Weiland of A Great Big Pile of Leaves

A Great Big Pile of Leaves capped off of 4-band all-ages bill of punk and indie acts at North Star on 10/25. Click to check out my account, photos, and video of the show.

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Damon Cox of An Horse

On 9/24 Australia's An Horse drew devoted fans, while new bands Bo Jackson and The Sluts attracted the curious locals. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Tim Kasher

The there-to-be-seen college crowd packed in on 9/9 to see Cursive's Tim Kasher with openers Fourth of July and Aficionado. Click for my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Abigail Henderson of Atlantic Fadeout

Atlantic Fadeout played to the "midtown rabble" on 8/24 with both Deco Auto and an abbreviated Hidden Pictures opening. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Steve Kicks of The Cute Lepers

The Cute Lepers brought its punk rock revival to KC on 8/23 performing with Something Fierce, Hipshot Killer & The Puritans. Click for my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Kyle Morton of Typhoon

A good crowd filled a hot room on 8/9 for Portland-based 11-piece Typhoon and local openers Spirit is the Spirit and Ben Allen. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Nick & Elizabeth Goss of Mammoth Life

On 7/16 Mammoth Life headlined a late show that also included buzzworthy local KC bands High Diving Ponies and Continents. Check out my photos and video from the night.

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Matt & Kim

1000 sweaty and bouncing kids packed the Beaumont for the energetic pop of Matt and Kim and openers The Thermals. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Yuki Chikudate of Asobi Seksu

On 6/7 NYC's Asobi Seksu played a show bolstered by KC buzz bands Capybara and Hospital Ships. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Ian Reibeisen of Voted Most Random

On 5/21 I found myself at an all-ages show with 40 high school girls and a handful of poppy emo bands. Check out my account, photos, and video of Voted Most Random, Forget Paris, New Year Premiere, & Stateside.

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John Vanderslice

John Vanderslice and opener Damien Jurado had hit their stride on 5/16 when they played to the small crowd in Milford, CT. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Michelle Gaume Sanders of Hidden Pictures

Hidden Pictures celebrated its CD release with friends Dead Girls on 5/13, kindly sending all proceeds to fight Cancer. Check out my photos and video of the bands.

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Andy Hull of Manchester Orchestra

An enthusiastic KC crowd turned up for Manchester Orchestra, An Horse, & Harrison Hudson on 5/2. Check out my account and photos of the night.

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John Vanderslice

On 4/29 John Vanderslice and opener Damien Jurado played to an engaged KC crowd. Check out my account, photos and videos of the night.

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Ritzy Bryan of The Joy Formidable

Local alt rock radio packed The Riot Room on 4/23 for Wales' Joy Formidable supported by Lonely Forest & Soft Reeds. Check out my photos and video of the night.

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Holly Dodson of Parallels

On 4/18 a Monday night crowd assembled for electro acts Parallels, London Transit, and South Sea Island Magic. Check out my account, photos, and video of the night.

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Johan Hegg of Amon Amarth

On 4/16 indie rockers had Record Store Day, but the metal kids had 2 1/2 hours from Swedish viking metal mainstays Amon Amarth. Check out my photos and video of the night.

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The Dead Girls

The Dead Girls finished an afternoon of live music in celebration of both Vinyl Renaissance's grand opening on W. 39th St and Record Store Day. Check out my account, photos, & video of the show.

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Tim Kasher of Cursive

Middle of the Map fest ended on 4/9 with a beyond-capacity crowd at The Riot Room. Check out my photos and video of Cursive, Life and Times, Candy Claws, Capybara, Hospital Ships, Making Movies, & Noah's Ark Was a Space Ship.

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Christopher Crisci of The Appleseed Cast

On 4/8 The Riot Room took part in KC's Middle of the Map fest. Check out my photos and video of Appleseed Cast, Casket Lottery, A Lull, Minden, & Spirit is the Spirit.

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Sebadoh

Sebadoh began its East Coast reunion tour on 3/23 bringing both snow and Richard Buckner along for the ride. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Rocky Votolato

On 3/17 Hamden wisely forsook green beer to instead watch quiet sets from Rocky Votolato, Matt Pond, and Canvas. Check out my account, photos and video of the night.

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Julie Berndsen of The Latenight Callers

KC came out early on 2/5 for the slinky noir of Latenight Callers and the bright chamber pop of Canasta. Check out my photos and video of the bands.

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Alex Abnos of Tut Tut

Weather challenges on 2/3 resulted in an intimate show featuring two KC bands in a state of flux: Tut Tut and Mammoth Life. Check out my account, (dark) photos, and video of the show.

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Andrew Sallee of Namelessnumberheadman

On 1/29 KC got a bit of something old and something new when Namelessnumberheadman played with a reunited Zoom and Rustin Smith. Check out my account, photos, and video of the bands.

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John McCauley of Deer Tick

A pared-down Deer Tick played to a devoted audience on 1/20. Check out my account, photos, and video of the band along with openers The Shivers & Heirlooms.

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Bill McShane of Ultimate Fakebook

KC partied like it was 1999 when both a reunited Ultimate Fakebook and Creature Comforts played a yuletide set supported by Matt Dunehoo. Check out all my photos and video of the night.

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Actors & Actresses

Atmosphere ruled on 12/9 when Actors & Actresses, Lepers, Auternus, & Sleep Agents played KC. Check out my photos and video of the bands.

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Elizabeth Goss of Mammoth Life

On 12/3 Mammoth Life debuted its new single and its new slimmed-down line up. Check out my account and photos of the band along with openers Panda Circus and Jumbling Towers.

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Rain Phoenix of Papercranes

On 11/10 I caught Rain Phoenix's Papercranes at LA's Bordello Bar. Check out my photos of the band along with the openers The Moor and The Child.

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Elizabeth Morris of Allo Darlin'

Boston celebrated a big night out as 3 twee acts took the stage. Check out my account and photos of Allo Darlin', One Happy Island, & Megan Sliger.

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Alexandra Lawn of Ra Ra Riot

A solid dose of modern indie rock hit Northampton on 9/27 when Ra Ra Riot toured through with Chikita Violenta and We Barbarians. Check out my photos and video.

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Nornagest of Enthroned

Kansas City got a rare glimpse at one of black metal's most enduring bands when Enthroned performed with Destroyer 666, Pathology, Witchreign, & Othis. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Chris Murphy of Sloan

SappyFest ended with a marathon day featuring Diamond Rings, B.A. Johnston, Sloan, Sadies, Rick White, One Hundred Dollars, Old Man Luedecke, Daniel, Fred & Julie, Gentleman Reg, Baby Eagle, Baird Brothers, Michelle McAdorey, Cousins, & Corey Isenor.

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Chad VanGaalen

Day 2 of SappyFest was a wonderfully exhausting affair with music from Chad VanGaalen, Lullaby Arkestra, Jim Guthrie, Apollo Ghosts, Contrived, Heavy Blinkers, Dog Day, PS I Love You, Skeletones Four, Cold Warps, Lovesinger, Construction & Destruction, & John Wayne Cover Band.

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Ian Felice of The Felice Brothers

Day 1 of SappyFest featured The Felice Brothers, Attack in Black, Steamboat, Julie Doiron, Shotgun Jimmie, & The News. Check out my account and photos of the show.

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Jon Philpot of Bear in Heaven

Northampton got a taste for buzz genre "chillwave" when Bear in Heaven came to town on 7/14. Check out photos and video of the band along with openers Twin Sister and Mountain Man.

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Brian Patton of Eyehategod

On 6/14 I braved I-95 traffic, greasy hair, sleeveless jean jackets, and impossible volume to catch Eyehategod, Nachtmystium, Howl, Ipsissimus, & Iron Hand. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Matt Pond of matt pond PA

On 6/6 I was reminded how wonderful Northampton shows are when matt pond PA, Wintersleep, and Fiesta Brava came to town. Click to see my photos and video.

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Tosh of The Business

Kansas City skinheads and street punks got a rare treat when London's The Business raised a Guinness at the Riot Room on 5/1. Check out my photos and video of the band as well as those of openers KC Thieves, Pist 'N' Broke, & The Hollowpoints.

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JBOT of Captured by Robots

The Brick was filled to the point of bursting when JBOT brought his band of surly robots to KC. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Sam Coomes of Quasi

On 3/22 the in-the-know crowd witnessed an awesome performance from Quasi with local openers Ghosty. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Megan Morgan of Landing on the Moon

The bar was full of everyone except music fans when Landing on the Moon, The Photo Atlas, & The Rouge played KC on 3/13. Check out my account, photos and video of the show.

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Richard Gintowt of Hidden Pictures

KC's 3rd Indie Pop Alliance Show showcased the music of Hidden Pictures, Sexy Accident, Namelessnumberheadman, & Sons of Great Dane. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Justin Hayes of Mother Culture

A trio of KC locals entertained a fickle crowd on 2/24. Check out my account, photos and video of Mother Culture, Nuthatch-47, and The Straight Ups.

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Billy Smith of Olympic Size

KC's The Caves and Olympic Size played short sets before a screening of the apropos documentary 72 Musicians. Check out my photos and video of the bands.

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The Alters

Boundaries were ignored on 2/9 as The Alters, Myrrh, & Blondie Brunetti played a show for the KC avant garde. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Levi J. Winegar of Waiting for Signal

Things got loud on 2/6 when Waiting For Signal joined forces with Traindodge and In the Grove. Check out my account, photos and video of the show.

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John Robert Cardwell of Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin

January wrapped up with a late night of perfect pop in Lawrence, KS. Check out my account, photos and video of The ACBs, Hidden Pictures, & Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin.

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Chris Crisci of Old Canes

A devoted fanbase packed Record Bar on a cold night for a trio of Kansas City indie rockers. Check out my photos and video of Old Canes, The Caves, & Cowboy Indian Bear.

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Brent Jamison of The Sour Babies

The Sour Babies may have been the headliner, but on 12/5 The Brick was full of Softee's friends. Check out my photos and video of both bands.

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Bill Cave of Little Murders

All but a few brave wives and girlfriends stayed home on 12/3 when Spaniel and Little Murders played a late weeknight show at the still smoking-friendly Davey's. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Steve Tulipana of Season to Risk

On 11/27 Kansas City partied like it was 1996 as Season to Risk, New Franklin Panthers, Little Murders and Iron Rite Mangle performed. Check out my photos of the show.

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Ben Daniels of A Sunny Day in Glasgow

At midnight on 11/24 Lawrence KS got a big dose of dream pop from A Sunny Day in Glasgow. Check out my account, photos and video of the band, with openers Burger Kingdom.

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Eric Paul of The Chinese Stars

Kansas City's first winter weather couldn't stop The Chinese Stars, Sensitive Hearts, and The Pixel Panda from bringing noise and chaos to town. Check out my account, photos and video of the show.

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Har Mar Superstar

Har Mar Superstar and The Beautiful Bodies brought sexy to a packed room on 11/11. Check out my account and photos of the show.

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Rob Crow of Pinback

On 11/5 Pinback and chosen opener Joe Jack Talcum drew a curiously devoted, yet cooly apathetic crowd. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Fernando Ribeiro of Moonspell

KC was treated to big metal bands in a small venue when Moonspell, Divine Heresy, Secrets of the Moon, and Night Creation played on 10/24. See my account, photos, and video of the show.

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Toby Leaman of Dr. Dog

Hippies and indie rockers mingled on 10/12 when Dr. Dog came to town. Check out my account, photos, and video of the band along with opener Jeffrey Lewis.

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Nick Colby of The Dead Girls

Present Magazine celebrated its anniversary on 10/2 with Dead Girls, Softee, Cowboy Indian Bear, and Antenna Up. Check out my photos and video of the bands.

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Tim Presley of Darker My Love

KC got a strange bill when the 70s psych-rock of Darker My Love mixed with the KC sound of Waiting for Signal and hopefuls Heroes and Villains. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Wes Miles of Ra Ra Riot

On 9/21 Lawrence was treated to an all-ages indie rock revival featuring Ra Ra Riot, Maps & Atlases, & Princeton. Check out my account, photos and video of the show.

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Adrian Jewett of The Most Serene Republic

Arts & Crafts invaded Lawrence, KS on 9/13 adding the dense pop of The Most Serene Republic and Still Life Still to the kitschy pop of locals Mammoth Life. Check out my account, photos and video of the show.

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Black Francis

Black Francis played a 2-hour set featuring songs from his solo career, work with the Catholics, the Pixies, and some surprises as well. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Aaron Stovall of So Many Dynamos

Disco beats were the order of the day when So Many Dynamos, Noise FM, & Natural Selection played KC on 7/9. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Alan Sparhawk of Low

Slowcore pioneers Low played a long satisfying set on 7/8. Check out my photos and video of Low with local openers In The Pines.

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Attila Csihar of Sunn O)))

KC received a heavy dose of ambient evil on 7/7 when Sunn O))) and Eagle Twin filled the Riot Room with amplifiers and fog. Check out my photos of the show.

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Jonathan Richman

KC was hot on 6/29, but that didn't keep Jonathan Richman from shutting off the AC and playing an entertaining, albeit sweaty, set. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Allison Brimblecom of Summer Breeze

Summer didn't officially begin until the smooth 6/26 performance of Summer Breeze, KC's indie rock all-star tribute to Yacht Rock. Check out my photos of the evening.

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Christopher Tolle of The Creature Comforts

A reunited Creature Comforts played to an enthusiastic Record Bar audience on 6/20. Check out my photos and video of the night including openers Dead Girls and Sons of Great Dane.

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Sarah Anderson of Softee

The Kansas City Indie Pop Alliance held its inaugural event on 6/5. Check out my account, photos, and video of Dead Girls, Softee, Sexy Accident, Audiovox, & Tambourine Club.

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Richard Buckner

On 5/11 Richard Buckner silently took the stage and played an hour set to a quieted crowd. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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James Hanna and Yuki Chikudate of Asobi Seksu

On 5/8 Asobi Seksu turned its wall of noise up to 11 blasting out local Kansas City openers The Sons of Great Dane, & Don't Tell Pope. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Brad Hodgson of In the Pines

KC enjoyed a mellow night out with locals In The Pines, The Caves, & Far Beyond Frail. Check out my photos and video of the night.

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Will Oldham is Bonnie 'Prince' Billy

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy delivered a heartfelt, full band, indie rock experience on 4/7. Check out my photos and video of the band along with openers White Magic.

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Terry Johnson and Rymodee of This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb

The crazy train stopped in Lawrence on 3/15 for a wonderfully ramshackle show featuring This Bike is a Pipe Bomb, Shellshag, and more. Check out of my photos and video of the night.

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Rob Crow of Goblin Cock

Goblin Cock can be found at the intersection of Metal Misfit St. and Hipster Boulevard. Check out my photos and video of the band's 2/19 show with openers Warship & New Franklin Panthers.

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Robert Hingley of The Toasters

On 2/12 a small Kansas City audience of the third-wave survivors gathered to see one of its own. Check out my photos and video of The Toasters with openers Action Figure and The Magnificents!

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Nick Colby and Bill McShane of Ultimate Fakebook

Ultimate Fakebook reunited on 2/5 to play a special benefit for JayDoc. Check out my photos and video of UFB, The Republic Tigers, and Harry Trumen.

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Gareth Campesinos! of Los Campesinos!

The 7 members of Los Campesinos! brought their pummelling pop perfection to Lawrence on 2/3. Check out my photos of the band and its openers, Titus Andronicus.

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John Robert Cardwell of Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin

On 1/29 SSLYBY headlined a solid night of indie pop that also featured Hawley Shoffner, & The Daemons. Check out my photos of the show.

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Daniel Luedtke of Gay Beast

Noise reigned supreme on 1/9 when Gay Beast and This Is My Condition rocked a late night crowd in Lawrence, KS.

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Gabe Darling of O'Death

On 11/8 O'Death with Drakkar Sauna and Elliott Brood provided Chicago with a night of Appalachian stomp. Check out my photos of the show.

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Matt Kerstein of Brighton, MA

On 11/4, politics overshadowed a night of Americana-flavoured indie rock when Brighton, MA, American Catastrophe, & Ghosty played Kansas City. Check out my photos of the night.

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Clifton Roy

Televised football threatened to drown out the delicate Americana on 11/1 as Chicago hosted Clifton Roy & Folkstringer with openers Midwest Dilemma. Check out my photos of the show.

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Lisa Horton of Bearsuit

Things got twee when Bearsuit came to town on 10/19. Check out my account and photos of the band with openers Canasta and Pale Young Gentlemen.

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Hamilton Jordan of Genghis Tron

Metal guitars and blipping electronics met on 10/18 when Genghis Tron, Teith, Yip-Yip & Black Cobra played a late show at The Beat Kitchen. Check out my account and photos of the night.

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Reggie Youngblood of Black Kids

Black Kids drew a curious mix of high school kids and middle managers for a show on 10/6 that also featured The Virgins and Team Band. Check out my account and photos of the show.

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Toby Driver of Kayo Dot

A small audience put down their twenty-sided dice to witness a night of composed snore-core. Check out my photos of Kayo Dot, Metavari, & Glynis.

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Damien Jurado

On 9/26 Damien Jurado played to a rapt audience in a packed house. Check out my photos of the show including opener Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson.

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Eric Elbogen of Say Hi

The under 21 set showed up in force on 9/23 to support Say Hi, Jukebox the Ghost, & Honest Engines. Check out my photos of the show.

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Neko Case

On 9/20 the Hideout hosted its annual block party choosing to feature musicians from around the world. Check out my photos.

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Cut Copy

A dance-happy crowd sold out Chicago's Metro on 9/17 for a night of spinning lights, pounding bass, Cut Copy, The Presets, & Kordan. Check out my photos of the show.

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Dan Wallace

On 9/16 a haphazard assemblage of bands played Chicago's Martyrs'. Check out my account, photos, and video of Dan Wallace, Post Historic, Jupiter One, & On We.

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Janie Porche of Bound Stems

Rain didn't spoil the 9/12 CD release party of local Chicago indie rockers Bound Stems. Check out my account, photos and video of the band along with its openers, Maritime.

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Chad Rasner of Dirtbox Racer

Fans drifted into Sylvie's on 8/28, caught their band of choice, and then left. Did anyone see Dirtbox Racer, Muy Cansado, District 97, & The Syrup Eddies? I did. Check out my photos.

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On 8/24 a small and quiet Chicago crowd gathered to hear a set of noisy yet subdued bands. Check out my photos of Tara Jane O'Neil, Zelienople, & Relaxation Record.

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Quinn Goodwillie of Sleep Out

On 6/6 Chicago's Sleep Out celebrated its CD release with help from the mellow Weinland and the scattershot Gentleman Auction House. Click to my photos and video of the show.

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Gareth Campesinos! of Los Campesinos!

Wales' Los Campesinos! wrapped up its two-night stay in Chicago on 5/27 with a sly set of pretentious indie pop. Check out my photos and video of the band and openers Jeffrey Lewis and the Jitters.

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Ade Blackburn of Clinic

On May 12 Clinic and Shearwater played two shows in a packed Chicago club. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Sprout of Northern State

On Apr 29 the indie hip hop of NY's Northern State packed Schubas. Check out my photos and videos of the band and its openers D*R*I and Star.

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Elia Einhorn of The Scotland Yard Gospel Choir

On Apr 21 The Scotland Yard Gospel Choir continued its Schubas residency bringing choir members to the forefront and showcasing some of Chicago's finest musicians. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Philip Dickey of Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin

Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin returned to Chicago on Apr 16 for a night of solid, if only a bit tried, indie pop. Check out my photos and video of the band along with openers Via Audio & The Silent Years.

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Kelly Waldrop of The Besties

On Apr 11 The Besties headlined a schizophrenic bill at The Note in Chicago. Check out my account and photos of the band with openers Ash in Pensacola, Mean Ohio, & My My My.

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Converge

On Apr 6 Chicago got the all-ages matinee hardcore experience featuring Converge, The Red Chord, Baroness, Genghis Tron, & Stabbed By Words. Check out my photos of the show.

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Steve Austin of Today is the Day

A small but enthusiastic crowd welcomed Today is the Day, Lair of the Minotaur, Mouth of the Architect, & Complete Failure on Apr 1st for an intense night of metal. Check out my photos and video.

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Ari Up of The Slits

The Subterranean filled up on Mar 19 for a high energy gig featuring The Slits, Old Time Relijun, Shellshag, & Post Honeymoon. Check out my photos and video.

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Geoff Farina of Glorytellers

Geoff Farina and his Glorytellers drew a small crowd and brought a diminutive opening act named Who Shot Hollywood to Chicago on Mar 18. Check out my photos and video from the night.

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Jonathan Richman

On Mar 11th Jonathan Richman brought drummer Tommy Larkins, opener Vic Chesnutt, and a Spanish guitar to Chicago for a night of music and conversational assides. My photos aren't much, but check out the video.

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Eric Elbogen of Say Hi

An all-ages crowd showed up early on Feb 22nd to catch Say Hi with disparate support acts Brad Peterson and The Villains of Verona. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Bruce Foxton of From The Jam

A some-what reunited Jam made an impressive run through its greatest hits for a Chicago crowd on Feb 4th. Hugh Cornwell (of The Stranglers) opened. Click to check out my photos and video of the bands.

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Wesley Miles of Ra Ra Riot

Ra Ra Riot graced Schubas one last time before claiming the fame and fortune it's due. Click for my account, photos and video of the band and openers The Virgins & Essex Chanel.

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Philip Dickey of Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin

No cover, $1.25 PBRs, and warm weather brought the Chicago hipsters out on Jan 28 for a show that featured Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, The Blue Ribbon Glee Club, Black Apple, & Notes & Scratches. Check out my photos and video of the bands.

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Jay Ryan of Dianogah

On Jan 27th, Chicago relived its glory days of mathrock domination. Check out my photos and video of Dianogah, Bear Claw, & Quatre Tete.

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Hamilton Leithauser of The Walkmen

On Jan 20th, Schubas' Tomorrow Never Knows series ended with a bang provided by The Walkmen, White Rabbits, & White Denim. Check out my account, photos, and video of the show.

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Susan Voelz and Ted Cho of Poi Dog Pondering

A five-piece acoustic version of Poi Dog Pondering played a sold out show to reopen the renovated Hideout. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Mike Reisenauer and Bret Randall of Pale Young Gentlemen

On Dec 20th, Pale Young Gentlemen played a free show to grateful Chicago fans. Check out photos and video of the band and openers Fetor & Radar Eyes.

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Jeff Tuttle and Greg Puciato of The Dillinger Escape Plan

Metal shook the Subt on Dec 12th when Dillinger Escape Plan showed up with A Life Once Lost, Genghis Tron, & Digital Leather. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Adrian Jewett of The Most Serene Republic

A wintery night didn't keep fans away from a fantastic triple bill at Chicago's Beat Kitchen. Check out my account, photos and video of Arts & Crafts' Most Serene Republic, Mock Orange, & Blueblood.

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Luke Conrad

On Dec 2nd The Paul Green School of Rock Music students performed as the Ramones for a Chicago crowd of proud parents and a few out-of-place onlookers. Click for my account, photos, and video of the show.

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Naoko Yamano of Shonen Knife

Shonen Knife closed out Nov with a spectacular show of buoyant punk rock. Check out my photos and video of the band, along with openers Verona Grove and Juliet Daggers

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Roger Miller of Mission of Burma

On Nov 16, Mission of Burma played a little-publicized show in Chicago. Check out my photos and video of the band and all its openers.

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John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats

The Mountain Goats closed its tour on Nov 15th with a dour performance in Chicago. Check out my account, photos, and video of the band along with openers the Bowerbirds.

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Ben Lee

On Nov 13, Ben Lee headlined a trio of acoustic acts that also included Cary Brothers and the Kahn Brothers. Stop by and see my photos and video of this Chicago show.

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Richard Buckner

On Nov 9th, Richard Buckner played a small show to a Chicago crowd. Check out my photos and video of Buckner and opener Dave Dondero.

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Leiana

On Nov 3rd I relived my youth at an all-ages afternoon show at Reggie's. Stop by and see my account, photos, and video of Leiana, One Light Out, Bruiser, & She Likes Todd.

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Craig Finn of The Hold Steady

A sold-out crowd welcomed The Hold Steady on the first night of its two-night stand in Chicago. Check out my account, photos and video of the band along with openers Art Brut and Federale.

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Penelope Houston of Avengers

A resurrected Avengers came to Chicago on Oct 20. Check out the video and photos of these 77 punk rockers along with openers Pansy Division, Hotlips Messiah, & Five Star Alarm.

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Cameron Bird of Architecture in Helsinki

Architecture in Helsinki played a quick 30-minute set at the Apple Store to warm fans up for its performance that night at the Metro.

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Fred Thomas of Saturday Looks Good To Me

On Oct 14th Schubas was taken over by a trio of disparate Michigan indie rock acts. Come see my account, photos and video of Saturday Looks Good To Me, Mason Proper, & Great Lakes Myth Society.

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Ted Leo

On Oct. 12th Ted Leo brought his Pharmacists to Chicago for an early show that kept the kids bouncing. See my photos and video of Leo and openers The Eternals, and The A-Sides.

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David Monks of Tokyo Police Club

Tokyo Police Club started its tour with a sold-out, two-night stand at Schubas on Oct 7th. The band rocked, the kids danced, the opening bands were tops. Click to see video and photos of the show.

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John Vanderslice

John Vanderslice and ultimate openers Bishop Allen played a rocking show in Chicago on Oct 6th. Check out my video and photos of the night.

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The Brunettes

The Brunettes brought a six-piece indie pop extravaganza to Schubas on Sept 26th. Check out my account, photos, and video of the band and openers Ferraby Lionheart & The Lucksmiths.

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Steve Reidell of May or May Not

May or May Not continued its residency at Schubas on Sept 10th. This time the band was supported by the fantastic Eagle Seagull and Solid Gold. Check out my photos and video of the night.

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Andrew Bird

Day 2 of the Hideout Blockparty brough big crowds and some fantastic performances including the finale from Chicago's own Andrew Bird. Click to read my account and see my photos from the entire day.

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Kele Okereke of Bloc Party

Day 1 of the Hideout Blockparty culiminated with a grand performance by Bloc Party. Check out my account and photos of all the bands that performed.

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Chris Batten from Enter Shikari

On Sept 6th Enter Shikari brought a tranced out hardcore to a rambunctious all-ages crowd in Chicago. Check out the show account, the daring photos and video of the band with openers Seize the Moment and Killed By The 1st.

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Daniel Littleton of Ida

On Aug 27th Ida played a quiet show to a awed Chicago club. Peek my photos and video of Ida along with openers Young Neils.

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Mike Bell-Smith of Professor Murder

Professor Murder led a night of booty-shaking percussion on Aug 20th in Chicago. Check out my account, photos and video of the band with openers The Jai-Alai Savant & Waterbabies.

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John Gourley of Portugal, The Man

On Aug 8th, the kids showed up in force for Portugal, The Man, The Photo Atlas, and a last-minute fill-in Noelle Matthews. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Milo Bonacci of Ra Ra Riot

On July 26th the Beat Kitchen somehow resisted the urge to dance despite the efforts of Ra Ra Riot, Mason Proper, and Sleep Out. Check out my photos and video of the show.

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Laurel Morgan and Hannah Kendle of In the Pines

In the Pines brought minor key mourning to new depths when playing for the hometown crowd in Kansas City on July 20th. Check out my photos and video fo the band along with openers The Caves, & The Belles.

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Mirah Zeitlyn

On July 17th Mirah brought her wonderment to an adoring all-ages Chicago audience. Check out my photos and video of Mirah and opener Laura Veirs.

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Mary Lou Lord

On July 15th, Mary Lou Lord flew in the face of Pitchfork Fest and instead played an intimate show for fans. Check out my account along with photos and video of Lord plus openers Utah Carol.

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Owen Ashworth is Casiotone for the Painfully Alone

Casiotone for the Painfully Alone's tour played to a hometown crowd on July 11th. Check out my account and photos of CFTPA with openers The Donkeys, & Renee-Louise Carafice.

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Sarah Shannon

Sarah Shannon's 60s pop revival ended its tour in Chicago on July 3rd. Check out my photos and video of her along with ones of openers The Great Perhaps and Cracklin Moth.

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Cully Symington of Bishop Allen

Bishop Allen brought pop perfection to an all ages Chicago crowd on June 27th. Check out my account along with the photos and video of Bishop Allen plus openers Locksley and The Teeth.

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Scott Ramsayer of The Ladies & Gentlemen

On June 30th Martyr's returned to the glittered age. Check out my photos and video of The Ladies & Gentlemen, Semi Precious Weapons, V Sparks, & Little Red & the Hoods.

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Damon Che of Don Caballero

Damon Che brought a new slimmed down Don Caballero to Chicago on May 12th. Check out the photos and video of his band along with openers The End from Toronto.

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Aaron Stuart of Piebald

Piebald played in a beautiful church in suburban Connecticut on March 25th. Check out my account, photos and video of the band and the openers: MC Chris, House of Fools, & Call it Arson.

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Art Brut

On April 20th playful English popsters Art Brut played a sold out show supported by Chicago post-punk dubsters The Jai-Alai Savant. Check out my photos, video, and account of the show.

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John Vanderslice & Annie Clark

Loud mouths and quirky pop competed for my attention when John Vanderslice played with St. Vincent in Chicago on an unlucky Friday the 13th. Check out my account of the show.

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Rocky Votolato

A cute and cuddly crowd gathered at the Masonic Lodge on March 26th to watch Rocky Votolato, Owen, Drag the River, and Aeroplane 1929. Check out my photos.

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Keeley Davis of Sparta

On March 13th Sparta rode its fine-tuned rock machine to Boston. Check out my photos and video of the band along with openers Mewithoutyou and the mighty Aloha.

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Jon Syverson & Nicholas Andrew Sadler of Daughters

I braved drunken, underage kickboxers on March 5th to see Daughters, Chinese Stars, Robots and Empire, & Margo perform at an American Legion Hall in CT. Check out my bruises, account, video, & photos from the show.

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Rob Crow

Rob Crow brought music from his latest solo offering to a small but thankful crowd at TTs on Feb 28th. Check out my account of the show, along with photos and video of him and openers Genghis Tron and Glorytellers (feat. Geoff Farina).

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Jay Ferguson of Sloan

The promise of Sloan brought me back to Boston on Jan 16. Thankfully the band didn't disappoint. Check out my account, photos and video of the band along with their openers: Spiral Beach & Brendan Little.

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Mike Brown of The Skies We Built

On January 4th I made a random visit to The Empty Bottle and caught The Skies We Built, Arma Secreta, & Cola Wars.

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Craig Finn of The Hold Steady

On October 30th a gaggle of drunken 18-year-olds sold out The Middle East, then clawed their way to the front of the stage in hopes of touching The Hold Steady or support acts Sean Na Na and The Big Sleep.

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Reuben Bettsak of Guillermo Sexo

On October 24th, Cambridge hosted an ecelctic evening of captivating music from Guillermo Sexo, Death By Doll, Black Fortress of Opium, & Fluttr Effect Trio.

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Ryan Frederiksen of These Arms are Snakes

On October 20th These Arms are Snakes brought Mouth of the Architect, River City Tanlines, & Young Widows to Chicago. I blame the full moon for bringing out the crazies.

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John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats

The Empty Bottle was packed with rabid fans when The Mountain Goats visited town on Sept 16th. Check out my photos and video of the band along with opener Christine Fellows.

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Nick Stumpf of French Kicks

On Sept 15th The French Kicks were shown up by The Little Ones as each battled for Next Big Thing(tm) status and the blogs of indie hipsters.

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Tim Kinsella of Joan of Arc

Sweat dripped from the ceilings when Joan of Arc, Owen, and Our Brother the Native stopped by Chicago's Beat Kitchen on August 31st. Stop by for my photos and video.

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Dan Hanaway of Whale|Horse

Wether it was headliners Whale|Horse, support acts Haymarket Riot and Riddle of Steel, or no cover charge, something brought the Chicago hipsters out in droves for this post-hardcore bill on August 28th.

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Becky Brooks of Cars Can Be Blue

Cars Can Be Blue headlined a haphazard bill of indie rock hopefuls. Check out my account, photos and video of the band along with openers So Many Dynamos, & Aleks and the Drummer.

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T.J. Lipple of Aloha

Aloha brought its mesmerizing energy to Chicago on August 20th. Check out my photos and video of the band and openers The Eternals (ex Trenchmouth) and Rahim.

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Gary Numan

Gary Numan played a show to a small sold out room full of digital cameras. Check out my account of the concert as well as my photos and video.

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Josh Grier of Tapes 'n Tapes

On June 5th the ringing sound of righteous indie rock drowned out the hype machine and silenced the naysayers. Check out the photos and video of the Tapes 'n Tapes, Figurines & Cold War Kids.

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Eric Elbogen is Say Hi To Your Mom

A schizophrenic bill eventually gave way to a stunning performance by Brooklyn's Say Hi To Your Mom. Check out my photos from this May 27th show featuring SHTYM and openers Age Rings, Duresse, & Auto Interiors.

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Mike Nastri of Harris

Boston's indie rock scene never looked so bright. Check out my photos and video of this May 26th show featuring Harris, Scamper, Baker and Canadian interlopers Hospital Grade.

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Andrew Reiger of Elf Power

On April 30th an ever-evolving and intertwined cast of Elephant 6ers showed up in Somerville for a night of psych-inspired indie pop. Check out my photos of Elf Power and The Instruments supported by Dear Leader's Aaron Perrino.

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Chik White of The Hold

On April 28th I snuck across the border for a show in Halifax featuring The Hold, Gilbert Switzer, Art Department, & Slugbait. Half was bill regretable, half was monumental. Check out my photos of the show.

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Ben Lee

A singer/song-writer parade of Ben Lee, Jake Bennan & Rachael Cantu took over Boston's Paradise Rock Club on April 26th. Check out the photos and video.

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John Vanderslice

On April 24th John Vanderslice visited Boston, and I've got the photos (and video) to prove it. Check out my account and pics of Vanderslice and self-indulgent support acts: Wooden Wand and Page France.

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Mike Kinsella is Owen

A rough beginning gave way to a intimate and heartfelt finale as The Middle East hosted Owen, William Elliot Whitmore, The Snake The Cross, The Crown, & Making it Right on April 11th. Check out my photos and video.

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George of A Modern Love Story

Check out photos and video from this April 9th, all-ages hardcore show with Lannen Fall, Medicated Kisses, GYRE, Foredoes Me Quite, & A Modern Love Story.

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Stevie of Arab Strap

On April 6th the Arab Strap and A Whisper in the Noise brought a delightful melancholy to Great Scotts. Click for the photos and video of the show.

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Eddie Argos of Art Brut

On April 3rd Cambridge danced itself silly to soon-to-be-superstars Art Brut, The Ponys, & The Reputation. Stop by to see my photos and video.

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Dan Wilson of The Joggers

Portland's The Joggers brought their winding indie rock and finger taps to Boston on March 27th. I took some bad video and pictures of them and openers Georgie James, Night Rally, & Riot! Riot!.

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John McWilliams of Big Bear

On March 25th Great Scott's received a healthy dose of noisy indie rock provided by Big Bear, Part Chimp, Oxford Collapse and The Cops. Stop by to see my photos.

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Bill Badgley is GTR LKR

On March 21st, two disparate indie camps collided in a hot basement on the Lower East Side. Check out my photos and video of Castiotone for the Painfully Alone, The Donkeys, Federation X, and GTR LKR.

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Abe Scott fronting The Specific Heats

Boston's indie pop scene gathered at PA's Lounge for a tribute to legend and local Jonathan Richman, and to raise some money for the Somerville Arts Council. Check out my account and photos of this March 10th show.

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George Zapata of Mad Man Films

Some photos are so bad they shouldn't be shared. I aplogize to Ted Leo + Pharmacists, Duke Spirit, Les Aus, & Mad Man Films for this disasterous coverage of their March 4th concert.

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Benjamin Clapp of Skeleton Key

Rain-soaked fans outnumbered the hipsters when Skeleton Key washed into Boston on February 4th. Check out photos of the band with support acts The Giraffes, Eyes Like Knives, & Shark and Bear.

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Yuki Chikudate of Asobi Seksu

With aching feet, heavy eyelids, and a broken heart I slipped out before headliner Serena Maneesh. Check out my photos of operners Asobi Seksu and Kiss Me Deadly from The Mercury Lounge on Jan 21st, 2006.

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Antony Ellis of The Five O'Clock Heroes

The Five O'Clock Heroes, Us Against Them, A Place to Bury Strangers, & Jody Shelton played the Mercury Lounge on Jan 12th. I showed up and you get the photos and video of the show.

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Mat Patalano from The Specific Heats

There's no better way to start the year than twee. Check out my account photos and video of The Specific Heats, The Smittens, B For Brontosaurus, & Math The Band taken Jan 1st at the Middle East.

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Matt Arsenault of A Loss For Words

On Dec 4th the Middle East hosted an all-ages matinee featuring A Loss For Words, Lannen Fall, Hero Next Door, There I Am, & The Fells. Check out my photos of the show.

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Clif Hanger of The Freeze

On Dec 3rd The Freeze played a rare hometown show to a punkrock crowd that wasn't alive for the band's heyday. Check out the photos and video of the band along with support acts: American Distress, 26 Beers, Lame Excuse, & Suburban Decay.

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Andrew Kenny of The American Analog Set

Indie rockers turned up fashionably late to say farewell to American Analog Set. Check out the photos and video of the band along with phtos of openers Headphones (David Bazan of Pedro the Lion), & Roh Delikat.

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Will Robinson Sheff of Okkervil River

A bevy of 18-year-old kids sold-out TT's on Nov. 10 for an organic indie hoe-down featuring Okkervile River, Minus Story, Charles Bissel (of the Wrens), & Drew O'Doherty. See my photos and video.

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Eric Elbogen is Say Hi To Your Mom

A small crowd of hipsters ignored Monday Night Football to see Brooklyn's Say Hi To Your Mom and Boston's The Cinemeatic Underground. Check out my account, photos, and video from this Nov. 7th show.

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Adam Olenius of Shout Out Louds

Stockholm's Shout Out Louds' infectious pop made a visit to Boston's Paradise on Nov 5th. Check out my photos and video as well as those of openers The Essex Green and The Sun.

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Stef Schneider, Sarah Neufeld, and Richard Reed Parry of Bell Orchestre

Bell Orchestre and Clogs combined for a magical night of post-post-rock at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts. Check out my account, photos, and video of this Nov 4th show.

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Devin Shelton of Emery

I accidently ended up at an all-ages christian emo show. Read my account for details or just click for photos and video of Emery, Gym Class Heros, Gatsby's American Dream, & As Cities Burn from the Oct 19th show at the ICC.

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Mike Nastri of Harris

On Oct 14th Harris sold out the Middle East for their CD release show. Check out my account, photos and the video of Harris along with openers Reverse, Junius, & Pants Yell!

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Ryan Shanahan of Lock and Key

Three local bands rocking on a cold and rainy night. Check out my account of the show, along with photos and video of Lock and Key, A Hero Next Door, & Damone from Oct 10th at the Middle East.

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Scott Paterson of Sons and Daughters

Before Glasgow's Sons and Daughters exploded into the indie limelight, the band played a packed gig at The Middle East upstairs on Sept 3rd with support from Dirty Holiday and Jeffrey Lewis. Check out the photos and video.

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Jonathan Fuller of Engine Down

Engine Down's farewell tour stopped at the Middle East on August 30th. You can stop in and read my account, see my photos and video of the band plus photos of touring partners Bella Lea (ex Denali) and locals Harris.

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T.J. Lipple of Aloha

Aloha brought its blend of prog, jazz, math, and indie pop to a hot and humid Middle East on Aug 29th. Check out my photos and video of the band along with those of openers The Narrator.

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Tom Tierney of Kincade

A quiet Tuesday night brought out the locals for an evening of varied indie rock from Kincade, Apse, Leisure, & Shark and Bear. Check out my photos and video from this August 16th show at TTs.

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Bill Callahan of (Smog)
On Aug 11th Bill Callahan's acoustic guitar hushed a rowdy Middle East crowd. Check out my account, photos and video of (Smog) along with touring partner Feathers and locals Charlene.

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Mike Soltoff of A Hero Next Door
The kids gathered at The Middle East for a Sunday matinee show featuring A Hero Next Door, Medicated Kisses, Fallen From the Sky, & Junction 18. Check out my photos and video from this July 10th show.

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Jonathan
Richman
On June 16th, Jonathan Richman returned to the Middle East not as the perennial teenager, but as the wise troubadour. Check out my photos and video.

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Graham
Parker
With the help of The Figgs, Graham Parker revisited his Angry Young Man heyday. Check out my photos and video from The Middle East taken June 8th.

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Britt
Daniels of Spoon
Spoon sold out the Paradise on June 7th and I was there to capture the magic of it all. Check out of my photos and video of Spoon and openers The Clientele.

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Juliette Lewis
Women reigned supreme when Juliette Lewis brought her band, The Licks, to TT's on May 26th. Check out the photos and video of Juliette and local supporters The Beatings and Parker Hill.

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Aaron Perrino of Dear Leader
On May 14th Dear Leader celebrated the release of its new live CD with friends matt pond PA, Certainly Sir, & The Plain Janes. Stop by and see the pictures and video.

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Brezel Göring of Stereo Total
May 12th. TT's. Stereo Total, Hawnay Troof, Les Georges Leningrad, & Boy in Static. A whole lot of wonderful silliness. A whole lot of indie pop. A sold out show. Check out my account, my photos, and video.

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John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats
The Middle East filled up with a curious cross section of Bostonians for a night with The Mountain Goats, Shearwater, and fish-out-of-water Cellist Eric Friedlander. Check out my photos and video of this May 8th show.

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Tali White of The Lucksmiths
May 7th was a cold, rainy night so we took refuge in the sunny indie pop of The Lucksmiths, The Ladybug Transistor, and Pipas. Stop in to see my photos of this internationl lineup.

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Jesse F. Keller of DFA1979
Scenesters lined up 20 deep to sell out The Middle East for Death From Above 1979, Read Yellow, Controller.Controller, and Uncut on May 2nd. And for once the scenesters were right. Click to read my account and see my photos.

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AM of Daughters
Daughters, The Chinese Stars, Purity's Failure, & Best Death Ever served up four flavours of chaos to the Great Scott's audience on April 24th. Check out the photos.

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Jeff Mueller of Shipping News
On April 23rd Shipping News tried to live up to its members' storied pasts. Check out my photographs of the band along with openers Taxpayer and Shark and Bear.

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Mary Timony
Mary Timony returned to TT's on April 19th to champion her progressive new album. Read my account and check out the live video and photos of her and openers Charlene and Noll.

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Har Mar Superstar
A twin bill of the ultra sincere Ben Lee and the playful posturing Har Mar Superstar confused the Paradise audience on April 13th. I took pictures and video and laughed my ass off.

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Kele Okereke of Bloc Party
On April 5th, the Paradise hosted London's post-punk wonderkids Bloc Party along with The Ponys and French Toast. Check out my account, photos and video from the show.

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Robyn Hitchcock
Robyn Hitchcock played an intimate all-request show at TTs on March 29th. Check out my photos and video of that evening.

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Mitchell Feldstein of Lungfish
The legendary Lungfish shocked and awed the crowd at TT's on March 7th. Check out my photos and video of the show that also featured locals Thalia Zedek and The Subject.

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Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein of The Misfits
On February 28th Glenn Danzig and Doyle reunited The Misfits. Click on in to check out my photos, account, and video of them performing "Die Die My Darling" as well as photos from other acts Danzig, Kataklysm, Trivium, & Eyes On Fire.

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Jonathan Richardson of EDM
I was lured to Lawrence KS's Jackpot Saloon to see the Early Day Miners with Chris Brokaw and Quasi-Jazz. Check out my photos and video from this January 18th show.

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Pickax
About a hundred scenesters gathered at PA's Lounge to witness the debut of a band built from their own ranks. Check out my photos from January 7th of Pickax, Turkish Queen, and the anticipated MANE.

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Junius
On January 3rd, four bands and a lot of scensters crammed themselves into Charlie's Kitchen for a night of indie rock. Check out my photos of Junius, Sleeping Girl Drowning, Red Ant, & Guillermo Sexo.

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Piebald
Piebald celebrated the holidays at the tiny Cambridge Elks Lodge along with State Radio and Furvis. Check out the photos now, and the account soon.

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Superpower
Who has ever heard of a Sunday hardcore matinee that is 21+? Check out the photos of this busted show where Superpower and Kloroform Kidz played and the other three bands never showed up.

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Nefarious of Macabre
As luck would have it, I arrived in Kansas just in time to catch Cannibal Corpse, Napalm Death, Macabre, & Kataklysm live at the Granada. Stop in to check out my account of the November 9th show as well as my photographs and video.

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Åsa Sohlgren of Hell on Wheels
Stockholm's Hell on Wheels came back to the states, and I showed up with my camera. Photos taken October 30th in New York City.

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My photographs and video from Camper Van Beethoven and Stereo 360 taken in Cambridge on October 16th.

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Photographs of The Faint, TV on the Radio, and Beep Beep captured in Boston on October 12th.

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PJ Harvey
I never go to the big clubs or see big shows. To find out why, view my photos, and read my account of this October 9th show featuring PJ Harvey and Moris Tepper.

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Some quick photographs from a delightful (if not long) show at the Middle East on Oct 4th that featured Constants, Year Future, Go Go Go Airheart, Disappear, & Circle Takes the Square.

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Some photos and video from Sept. 8th's rockin' Middle East show featuring Les Savy Fav, The Detachment Kit, & Smoke and Smoke.

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On August 17th I showed up to take pictures of one band I adore, one band I despise, and three I had never heard of. Check out my photos and see if you can guess which is which.

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On August 11th I stopped by The Middle East to take a chance on some new bands. Click to view my photos and account of Gone Baby Gone, Superlow, The Perfectionists, & A Hero Next Door.

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I've finally posted the photos from July 11th's Beachmont Fest. One YMCA gym, 11 bands, 171 photos. Believe it or not, an account is still coming.

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July 9th was a painful night at the Milky Way in Jamaica Plain. Until my therapist tells me it's okay to write about it, here are the photos of Polyehtylene, Teleopop, & Alchemilla.
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Photos and video from The Decemberists, The Long Winters, & The Places stop in Boston on June 12th. Check out the video for The Decemberists' "Here I Dreamt I Was An Architect" and an acoustic cover of The Smiths' "Ask."
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Jason Shields of The Capsules
Dream pop from Kansas' The Capsules and three locals (Alchemilla, Din, & Words for Snow) with other ideas entirely. Check out the photos and video from this May 25th show.

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Dave Debiak of Sleep Station
Who goes to rock shows at noon? I do, and I have the pictures to prove it. Check out photos of Sleep Station, & Michael Hirsch taken at All Asia on May 15th.

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Will Claflin of Dear Leader
Photos and video taken on a night that showcased rock's new face. Featuring Dear Leader, The Douglas Firs, Morning Theft, & The Exchange Students. From May 8th.

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Amanda Kleinman of The Apes
What happens when you mix three hardcore bands with an arty, organ-driven indie band? Check out the photos from this April 29th show featuring The Apes, Silent Drive, Capital Radio, & Stolen Bike Crusade.

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Amanda Palmer of The Dresden Dolls
On April 24th the first Boston Rising was held featuring The Dresden Dolls, The Good North, The Model Sons, The Information, & Harris. Check out the photos.

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Matt Scott & Mike Nastri of Harris
Photos of an all-ages indie rock explosion captured live in NH on April 23rd featuring Human Flight Committee, Harris, Eyes Like Knives, & Lock And Key.

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??? of Cerberus Shoal
Cerebus Shoal are currently out on the road with Kayo Dot, and The Friendly Bears. I was able to catch the spellbinding performances on April 19th. Check out photos and account of the evening.

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Kansas city folk-tronic pioneers namelessnumberheadman came to town for a show with Roh Delikat. You weren't there, but I was. Come check out the photos from April 13th, 2004 at Zeitgeist Gallary in Cambridge, MA.

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Live photos of a mammoth show featuring Chromelodeon, Jupiter Sunrise, Harris, The Model Sons, The Loon and Buggy, and a pair of unknown rap crusaders who rapped over their CD. April 8th, 2004 at Fox Commons in Lowell, MA.

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Live photos of TV on the Radio, Panthers, & Eyes Like Knives from March 31st, 2004 at The Middle East in Cambridge, MA.

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Live photos and video The Decemberists, Clearlake, & Tom Heinl from March 27th, 2004 at TT the Bear's in Cambridge, MA.

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Live photos and account of Hardcore Superstar, Hell on Wheels, Kamera, Holden, & Kristofer Astrom from March 16th, 2004 at CBGB's in New York, NY.

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Live photos and account of My Pet Demon, The Loon and Buggy, Faraway, & Stolen Bike Crusade from March 12th, 2004 at Sputnix in Salem, MA
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Live photos and video of Mekons, Johnny Dowd, & Jake Brennan & The Confidence Men from March 11th, 2004 at The Middle East in Cambridge, MA.

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Older show accounts follow below:

Video Pigeon March 6th, 2004 in Burlington, VT (photos only)
w/ Harris, & Hospital Grade

Typhoon Ferri March 4th, 2004 in Quincy, MA (photos only)
w/ Hospital Grade, & Ososki

The Boneheads March 3rd, 2004 in Providence, RI (photos only)
w/ Unsettled Dispute, The Goners, & Hospital Grade

Hospital Grade March 1st, 2004 in New York, NY (photos only)
w/ David Hawk, Blake Ian, & Gravy

Suicide Girls February 9th, 2004 in Cambridge, MA (photos only)
w/ Bloom, & Harris

Denali February 8th, 2004 in Cambridge, MA (photos only)
w/ Binary System, & Laguardia

The Alienist Outfit March 4th, 2004 in Boston, MA (photos only)
w/ Car Crash Show, The Mules, & Ben Blanchard

Mark Kozelek February 3rd, 2004 in Cambridge, MA (photos only)
w/ Drew O'Doherty

Les Savy Fav January 30th, 2004 in Cambridge, MA (photos and video only)
w/ The Information, & Fred Armisen

This Bike is a Pipe Bomb January 28th, 2004 in Allston, MA (photos now, account soon.)
w/ Bread and Roses, & Seven Inch Revolution

Noname Maddox January 25th, 2004 in Cambridge, MA
w/ Captain Cutthroat, Alchemilla, & The Device

Rilo Kiley January 14th, 2004 in Cambridge, MA (photos now, account?)
w/ Tilly and the Wall, & Jake Bellows

Harris January 10th, 2004 in Cambridge, MA
w/ Give, Jetavanna Grove, & Sumo

Blue Moon Harem January 4th, 2004 in Cambridge, MA
w/ The Jane Anchor, & Martly

Richard Buckner December 30th, 2003 in Somerville, MA (photos & video only)
w/ Sara Cox

Dimmu Borgir December 13th, 2003 in Worcester, MA (photos only)
w/ Nevermore, Children of Bodom, & Hypocrisy

Bread and Roses December 12th, 2003 in Medford, MA (photos only)
w/ Countdown to Putsch, The Black Freighter, & Bete Noire

Wheat December 5th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ Steve Burns, & Spaceshot

The Medicine Line November 13th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA (photos only)
w/ Unbusted, Harris, & Gutta

Superjoint Ritual November 7th, 2003 in Worcester, MA (account only)
w/ Morbid Angel, DevilDriver, & Anal Cunt

The Pills November 1st, 2003 in Cambridge, MA (photos & video only)
w/ The Collisions, Steve & the Thrillers, & The High Dials

Ted Leo & The Pharmacists October 30th, 2003 in Northampton, MA (photos & video only)
w/ Wierd War

Don Caballero October 23rd, 2003 in Cambridge, MA (photos only)
w/ Constantines, & Black Helicopter

Beulah October 18th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA (photos & video only)
w/ John Vanderslice, & Matt Suggs

Pretty Girls Make Graves October 17th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA (photos & video only)
w/ Cobra High, & JR Ewing

Mr. Quintron & Miss Pussycat October 11th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA (photos only)
w/ The Frogs, & Baby Rosebud

Radio 4 October 10th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA (photos & video only)
w/ The Natural History, & Read Yellow

Rainer Maria October 5th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA (photos & video only)
w/ Helms, & Skating Club

Battles September 22nd, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ Suntan, Strictly Business, & Sprinkles

Victory at Sea August 15th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA (photos only)
w/ Kingsbury Manx, Suntan, & Jeffrey Simmons & the Symptoms

King Missile III August 12th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ Bradford Reed, Grand Buffet, & Sweatpant Boners

J Church August 11th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA (photos only)
w/ Storm the Tower, DFI, Shallows and Flats, & The Allegory Index

Harris August 8th, 2003 in Hyannis, MA (photos only)
w/ Redfive, The Fleece, & Chromelodeon

Minus the Bear August 7th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA (photos only)
w/ Certainly,Sir, We Ragazzi, & matt pond PA

Ilya July 30th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA (photos only)
w/ Roh Delikat, & Arrifaux

The Ivory Coast July 25th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ Helms, Victory at Sea, & The Deafening

The Starlight Mints July 23rd, 2003 in Cambridge, MA (photos only)
w/ April March, The Like, Race for Titles, & Jeffery Simmons and the Symptoms

Skating Club July 19th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ The Lonesome Organist, Rebecca Gates, & Gordon Merrick

Kimone July 15th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ The Life and Times, Placer, & The Form

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club July 10th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA (photos only)
w/ Cannibelle

Sorry about Dresden July 7th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ Sgt. Peterson & The Chicago Police, Miracle of 86, & The Receiving End Of Sirens

Jets to Brazil June 30th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ Retisonic, & The Love Scene

Small Brown Bike June 19th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA (photos only)
w/ The Casket Lottery and Rocky Votolato

Jonathan Richman June 18th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ Through the Keyhole Burlesque

Trans Am June 14th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ Black Taj, & Measles Mumps Rubella

Evan Dando June 11th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ Cobra Verde, & The Pieces

Elliot June 4th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ Mae, & Harris

Araby May 23rd, 2003 in Cambridge, MA (photos only)
w/ Laguardia, Polaris Mine, & Roh Delikat

Cannibelle May 13th, 2003 in Somerville, MA (photos only)
w/ Colin Decker & Tiger Saw

The Faint May 11th, 2003 in Boston, MA
w/ Les Savy Fav, & Schneider TM

The Oranges Band April 23rd, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ Auto Interiors, Palomar, & The Motion

The Postal Service April 20th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA (photos only)
w/ Cex, & Certainly, Sir

Tracy + the Plastics April 16th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA (photos only)
w/ King Cobra, & Plunge into Death

Battles April 15th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ Helms, Masarati, & Polaris Mine

The Dirty Three April 9th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ Thalia Zedek

Atom & His Package March 28th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ Brazil, & The Zambonis

The Stereo March 26th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ The Belles, Red in Rescue, & Chesterwhite

Elliot March 19th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ matt pond PA, Car Crash Show, & Breaking Pangea

Consonant March 15th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA (photos only)
w/ The Count Me Outs, & Black Helicopter

The Eyeliners March 13th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ Don't Look Down, Park, & Plan B

Kadane Brothers March 6th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ Binary System, Clint Conley, & Milo Jones

Soledad Brothers February 22nd, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ The Witnesses, Read Yellow, & The Damian Pratt

Sleater-Kinney February 14th, 2003 in Providence, RI
w/ The Black Keys, & V for Vendetta

The Rapture February 13th, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ Out Hud

Rainer Maria February 1st, 2003 in Cambridge, MA
w/ Mates of State, The Ivory Coast, & Owen

John Wilkes Booze January 5th, 2003 in Lawrence, KS
w/ The Impossible Shapes, & Clockwork

Mock Orange Decmeber 10th, 2002 in Orlando, FL (photos only)
w/ Places to Park, & Michigan Winter

Coalesce December 5th, 2002 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Theta, The James Dean Trio, & Keo Kyen

Get Hustle December 3rd, 2002 in Lawrence KS
w/ V for Vendetta

Immolation November 19th, 2002 in Lawrence, KS (account only)
w/ Vader, The Berserker, & Origin

Captured by Robots November 13th, 2002 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Dial

Ten Grand November 11th, 2002 in Lawrence, KS (photos only)
w/ Benjamin Johnson, Hook & Ladder, & Volare

The Black Mollys November 8th, 2002 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Shade Seven

namelessnumberheadman October 31st, 2002 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Trusty Defiant

Snapcase October 13th, 2002 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ Boy Sets Fire & Atreyu

Burning Brides October 11th, 2002 in Lawrence, KS (photos only)
w/ Onward Crispin Glover, & namelessnumberheadman

The Mooney Suzuki October 7th, 2002 in Lawrence, KS (photos only)
w/ Sahara Hotnights, The Washdown, & Conner

The People October 5th, 2002 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Laredo

Replicator September 25th, 2002 in Kansas City, MO
w/ The Litigators

Luna September 21st, 2002 in Lawrence, KS (photos only)
w/ Jenny Anykind

A Storied Northwest September 20th, 2002 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Animated By Sound, & The Trophy Wives

Spoon September 11th, 2002 in Lawrence, KS (photos only)
w/ John Vanderslice, & Ghosty

The Vibrators September 10th, 2002 in Kansas City, MO
w/ The Shotgun Idols, & The Skags

Girls Against Boys September 9th, 2002 in Lawrence, KS (photos only)
w/ Radio 4 & Ten Grand

Richard Buckner August 30th, 2002 in Kansas City, MO

UK Subs August 29th, 2002 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Beerzone, & Sister Mary Rotten Crotch

Hot Snakes August 25th, 2002 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Beehive and the Barracudes, & The Gadjits

The Shins August 4th, 2002 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Trackstar, & Clockwork

Bratmobile July 19th, 2002 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Gravy Train!!!!, The Hawnay Troof, The Washdown, & TrophyWives

Wretch Like Me July 16th, 2002 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ Moxie

Neko Case July 13th, 2002 in Lawrence, KS (photos only)
w/ Rex Hobart

Getaway Driver July 7th, 2002 in Kansas City, MO
w/ The April Switch, & Mortimer

The Idols June 25th, 2002 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Moxie

My Spacecoaster June 22nd, 2002 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Tiny Dot Syndrome, & Getaway Driver

SpitFest June 2nd, 2002 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ The Gadjits, Sister Mary Rotten Crotch, & Giant's Chair

A Day's Refrain May 21st, 2002 in Lawrence, KS (photos only)
w/ Six Inch Voice

Les Savy Fav May 5th, 2002 in Lawrence, KS
w/ 764-HERO, & Santo Gold

Manowar May 4th, 2002 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Immortal, Catastrophic, & Havochate

Frank Black May 1st, 2002 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Eileen Rose

Houston April 28th, 2002 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Dirtnap, & Fern

Princess Superstar April 13th, 2002 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ Six Percent

Richard Buckner April 2nd, 2002 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)

Tyko March 26th, 2002 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ The Reputations, & The Capsules

Sean Na Na February 14th, 2002 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Mates of State, & The Appleseed Cast

The Casket Lottery February 9th, 2002 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ To Conquer, Jet By Day, & Culture Camp

Agnostic Front February 7th, 2002 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ TSOL, The Casualties, & Rise Against

Iron Lung February 6th, 2002 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ New Morning Changing Weather, When Good Robots Go Bad, & The Fall of Rome

Proudentall January 25th, 2002 in Lawrence, KS (photos only)
w/ Fifth Ticket Fraud, Ghosty, & Me Island See

Milemarker January 19th, 2002 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Santo Gold & The Plot to Kill The President

Chimera January 11th, 2002 in Lawrence, KS
w/ The Syndicate, When Good Robots Go Bad, & The Fall of Rome a.k.a. Dick Chaney's Dick

Jared Scholz and the Trelease January 4th, 2002 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Memoir

Santo Gold November 13th, 2001 in Lawrence, KS (photos only)
w/ Overstep & Salt the Earth

The Anniversary November 4th, 2001 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Mars Volta & Mates of State

Koufax November 2nd, 2001 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ Onward Crispin Glover, The People, & Three Rivers Kennedy

Death Cab For Cutie October 15th, 2001 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Shiner & The Prom

Unwound September 24th, 2001 in Lawrence, KS (photos only)
w/ Chokebore & Me Island See

Richard Buckner September 22nd, 2001 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Anders Parker

Groovie Ghoulies July 11th, 2001 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Death is Your Language, & Rock over London

Brother's Keeper June 19th, 2001 in Kansas City, MO
w/ One Concern, Finer Truth, & Torn Within Arms

Anal Cunt June 12th, 2001 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Origin, Autoerotic Asphyxiation, & Pretty Little Flowsers

Desaparecidos June 2nd, 2001 in Omaha, NE
w/ The White Octave, Magic Kiss & Race For Titles

Avail April 5th, 2001 in Lawrence KS
w/ Not Waving But Drowning, & Olsen Terror

Namelessnumberheadman April 2nd, 2001 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ Lafayette, & Orange

The Stella Link February 21st, 2001 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ The Trophy Wives

Onward Crispin Glover February 19th, 2001 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ El Fontain, & Egomaniacs

Gooding February 12th, 2001 in Kansas City, MO
w/ namelessnumberheadman

The Casket Lottery February 10th, 2001 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ Eiffel, Proudentall & The Elevator Division

Shiner February 2nd, 2001 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ Houston & Sinatra

Police Tribute January 27th, 2001 in Lawrence, KS (photos only)
w/ The Casket Lottery, Soccer Mom, Proudentall, Cruse, mi6, The Clint K Band, & Super Kid

Cursive January 29th, 2001 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ Proudentall & Namelessnumberheadman

Onward Crispin Glover January 24th, 2001 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ Podstar & Jade Raven

The Stella Link January 22nd, 2001 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Oscar Edison Jones & The Shut-ins

The Gadjits January 14th, 2001 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ Bulldog Front

Haloshifter January 12th, 2001 in Kansas City, MO
w/ To Conquer, & The Brannock Device

Man or Astroman? January 11th, 2001 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ The Bride of No No

Revolvers December 31st, 2000 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ The Break Ups, Annie on My Mind, The Gadjits, & Tanka Ray

Jade Raven December 30th, 2000 in Olathe, KS
w/ National Fire Theory & The Trophy Wives

Saraswati December 27th, 2000 in Indianapolis, IN
w/ The Impossible Shapes

Pave the Rocket December 9th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ Onward Crispin Glover & Ring Cicada

The Elevator Division November 29th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ The Casket Lottery & Nymb

Season To Risk November 18th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ Captured By Robots & National Fire Theory

National Fire Theory November 11th, 2000 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Non Stop 3, The Vespers, & The Falling

The (International) Noise Conspiracy November 5th, 2000 in Lawrence, KS
w/ The Syndicate, The Appleseed Cast & The Impossibles

The Juliana Theory November 4th, 2000 in Lawrence, KS (bad photos only)
w/ The Clint K Band & The Hillary Step

Elliot November 1st, 2000 in Lawrence, KS
w/ The Jazz June & A Storied Northwest

Shiner October 27th, 2000 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Lafayette & The Casket Lottery

Haloshifter October 25th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ The Hillary Step & Snowden

Sea and Cake October 18th, 2000 in Lawrence, KS (photos only)
w/ Town & Country

The Faint October 18th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ The Clint K Band

Pedro the Lion October 13th, 2000 in Lawrence, KS (photos only)
w/ Death Cab For Cutie & The Appleseed Cast

Les Savy Fav October 11th, 2000 in Lawrence, KS
w/ The Bennet Brothers & Fifth Ticket Fraud

Low September 30th, 2000 in Lawrence, KS
w/ The Winter Blanket & The Capsules

7 Seconds September 29th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Union 13, & Senseofself

Le Tigre September 24th, 2000 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Sister Mary Rotten Crotch & Red Letter

Traindodge September 15th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ The Hillary Step & Jade Raven

The Hillary Step September 13th, 2000 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Strong Ave & Ativin Grin

Modest Mouse September 12th, 2000 in Lawrence, KS (photos only)
w/ 764-HERO, & Shins

Meet in the Middle Fest August 25th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Kill Creek, Small Brown Bike, The Casket Lottery, Eulcid, Waxwing, Higher Burning Fire & Rocky Votolato.

Jade Raven August 1st, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Slanted Plant

Reflector July 1st, 2000 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Kill Creek & The Casket Lottery

Kobra Kai July 1st, 2000 in Lawrence, KS
w/ The Electron Volts

Sunday Flood June 15th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ The Transpire Ton & The String and Return

Aberdeen May 5th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ The Hillary Step, Save the Freak, & AtomBombPocketKnife

The Hillary Step April 26th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ The String & Return, & Haloshifter

Dub Narcotic Sound System April 24th, 2000 in Lawrence, KS
w/ The SubDebs

Cat Power April 18th, 2000 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Sean Na Na

The Dismemberment Plan April 14th, 2000 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Proudentall & The Palindromes

Bright Eyes April 12th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Aloha & Freeball

Cat Fight April 8th, 2000 in Lawrence, KS
w/ The Syndicate

Wretch Like Me March 17th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ [DARYL], the pAper chAse & Emma Feel

Lushbox March 4th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ Reflector, The Hillary Step, & Haloshifter

Cursive March 3rd, 2000 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ Appleseed Cast, Lewis & Kindir

Discount March 1st, 2000 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ Small Brown Bike, Casket Lottery, Annie on My Mind & The Rockefellers

Thulium February 29th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO (photos only)
w/ Haloshifter

Lewis February 26th, 2000 in Tulsa, OK
w/ The Hillary Step, Esther Drang, & Antenna Lodge

Sean Na Na February 24th, 2000 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Photo By Husband

Lushbox February 23rd, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Lushbox, Kristie Stremel Band, Electronimo, & The Hillary Step

Nuzzle February 21st, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Proudentall

The Get Up Kids February 18th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Ultimate Fakebook & The Revolvers

Fetish Obsession February 14th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Lushbox & Pure Kane

Lushbox February 13th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Resident Clark

Aerialuxe February 12th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Q

Nashville Pussy February 11th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Syrup & Parlay

Eric February 7th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Keeley Zoo & Squidboy

Proudentall February 5th, 2000 in Lawrence, KS
w/ The String and Return & The Palindromes

Flipcide February 4th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ The Gadjits, The Distorted, & Myme

The Anniversary January 27th, 2000 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Appleseed Cast & Everest

Blinder January 29th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO

The Gloria Record January 25th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Elevator Division & The Clint K Band

Ultimate Fakebook January 22nd, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Lushbox

The Black Water January 19th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO

Eletrophonic Foundation January 17th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Q & Starsky

Frogpond January 15th, 2000 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Thulium & Starsky/The Barnum Principle

The Hillary Step January 7th, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Proudentall, Annie on my Mind, & Boyfriend Hero

Lushbox January 3rd, 2000 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Fifteen Minutes Fast & Ethan's Revenge

[DARYL] December 29th, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ The Hillary Step & Starsky

Starsky December 21st, 1999 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Avondale

Ultimate Fakebook December 18th, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Proudentall & Starsky

Stereolab December 3rd, 1999 in Lawrence, KS (photos only)
w/ Papa M

KU Film Benefit November 30th, 1999 in Lawrence, KS (photos only)
w/ The Conterfeits, Sugar Daddies, Starsky, Brothers from Different Mothers, & Trip Hop Kids

S.O.D. November 18th, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Crowbar, Skinlab & Truth

Bardo Pond November 16th, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Physics & Filthy Jim

Man or Astroman November 12th, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Bob Log III & Knodel

The Buzzcocks November 9th, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Down By Law & The Lunachicks

Guided By Voices November 6th, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Britt Daniel & Those Bastard Souls

The Black Heart Procession November 4th, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ The Higher Burning Fire & Shawnee

Shiner October 28th, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ The Hillary Step & Starsky

Snapcase October 24th, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Kid Dynamite, Buried Alive & Not Waving But Drowning

The Faint October 22nd, 1999 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Sorry About Dresden, Molly Cuddle, & The Hillary Step

Lushbox October 20th, 1999 in Kansas City, MO
w/ The Hillary Step

The Hillary Step October 6th, 1999 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Ethan's Revenge

Sweep the Leg Johnny October 5th, 1999 in Larence, KS
w/ The Casket Lottery

Don Cabellero October 2nd, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Proudentall & The String & Return

Jonathan Richman September 28th, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ The Hefners & Filthy Jim

Royal Trux September 20th, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Filthy Jim

The Muffs September 8th, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ The Gadjits

Spirit Fest September 5th, 1999 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Exit 159, The Believe It Or Nots, Reflector & Rex Hobert

Spirit Fest September 3rd, 1999 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Violent Femmes, Moby, Boom Boom Satelites, Janis Figure, & The Creature Comformts

Superchunk September 1st, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ The Anniversary

The Believe It Or Nots August 28th, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Tangent

June of '44 August 23rd, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Proudentall & Terra Firma

The Believe It Or Nots August 22nd, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Proudentall

Grovel August 14th, 1999 in Olathe, KS
w/ Fed by Ravens, Avondale, & Reflector

Bright Eyes July 28th, 1999 in Lawrence KS (photos only)
w/ ?

Proudentall July 9th, 1999 in Lawrence KS (photos only)
w/ The Believe It Or Nots & The Appleseed Cast

Acrobat Down June 30th 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ The Believe It Or Nots

Pedro the Lion June 29th 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Reflector, Appleseed Cast & Koan

Arthur Dodge June 26th 1999 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Chamberlain

Blinder June 24th 1999 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Choreboy

Proudentall June 23rd 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Saturn 138, Planetarium, & String & Return

Burning Airlines June 20th 1999 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Dirtnap & Faraquet

Squidboy June 17th 1999 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Aerialuxe

Shiner June 16th 1999 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Jimmy Eat World & No Knife

Casket Lottery June 15th 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Tristeza & Akarso

Tiltwheel June 9th 1999 in Overland Park, KS
w/ Panthro UK United 13 & The Hillary Step

Cup 388 June 1st 1999 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Sault Ste. Marie & The Hillary Step

Reflector May 15th 1999 in Prairie Village, KS
w/ Casket Lottery, Eiffel, Dirtbike, Two Player Option, & Johnny Volume

Karma to Burn May 11th 1999 in Kansas City, MO
w/ Marmoset

Shiner May 10th 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Reflector

Oliva Tremor Control May 5th 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ The Music Tapes

The Anniversary May 3rd 1999 in Lawrence, KS

The August Project May 1st 1999 in Kansas City, KS

The Poster Children April 30th 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ House of Large Sizes & The Believe It Or Nots

Truman's Water April 27th 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ The City Fathers

Ladybug Transistor April 21st 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Of Montreal

Kent April 19th 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Papa Vegas & The Anniversary

Chamberlain April 16th 1999 in Kansas City, MO
w/ The Marachy Papers, Rex Hobart & Scott Easterday

Sweep the Leg Johnny April 12th 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Proudentall

Sparklehorse (w/ Varnaline interview) April 6th 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Varnaline

The Get Up Kids April 3rd, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ The Higher Burning Fire, & Lollipop Sauce

Dub Narcotic Sound System March 24th, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ icu, Miranda July & Kicking Giant

Frogpond March 5th, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ The Anniversary & Reflector

Proudentall March 3rd, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ The Electronvolts & The Believe It Or Nots

Sunny Day Real Estate Feburary 26th, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Heroic Doses & MK Ultra

The Believe It Or Nots Feburary 24th, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Saturn 138, Supperbell Roundup, & Paraquat

The Anniversary Feburary 4th, 1999 in Lawrence, KS
w/ Reflector & The Palindrones

Grovel January 9th, 1999 in Kansas City, MO
w/ The Casket Lottery, Reflector, Traindodge, Cup 388, Appleseed Cast, & Collapse

Karate December 10th, 1998 in Lawrence, KS

The Believe it Or Nots December 8th, 1998 in Lawrence, KS

Ink and Dagger November 25th 1998 in Lawrence, KS

Archers of Loaf October 26th, 1998 in Lawrence, KS

Triple X October 24th, 1998 in Olathe, KS

The August Project October 23rd, 1998 in Kansas City, KS.

Built to Spill October 19th, 1998 in Lawrence, KS

The Get Up Kids October 16th, 1998 in Lawrence, KS

The Promise Ring October 4th, 1998 in Lawrence, KS

The Spinanes October 3rd, 1998 in Lawrence, KS

Man or Astroman September 25th, 1998 in Lawrence, KS

The Get Up Kids September 19th, 1998 in Olatha, KS

The Subhumans September 17th, 1998 in St. Louis, MO

Casket Lottery July 18th, 1998 in Lawrence, KS

The Sunshine Vandals March 14th, 1998 in Olathe, KS

Boy Sets Fire August 18th, 1997 in Kansas City, MO

Chamberlain July 3rd, 1997 in Indianapolis, IN