Posts tagged with “kcmusic”

Black Stacey — ‘Lose the Peace’ Exclusive Song Premiere

Posted on May 17 2019 by Michelle Bacon

The title track from an upcoming EP, “Lose the Peace” is the latest effort from Kansas City-based artist Black Stacey.  “It’s undoubtedly one of my proudest moments as a writer,” said Sharaden Staten, the man behind the project. The song — which set... [Read More]

Maybe the 'Problem' Is Balance

Posted on May 17 2019 by Aaron Rhodes

The Get Up Kids release first new LP in eight years and set out on a world tour “Almost 20 years listening to this Perfect Album...” reads one YouTube comment on The Get Up Kids’ “Something To Write Home About” full album video. The Kansas City emo ban... [Read More]

The Tonganoxie 'Oh My God' Experience

Posted on May 6 2019 by Aaron Rhodes

Deciphering Kevin Morby’s secular gospel and sonic pop art with a stomach full of Casey’s pizza Spend a minute scrolling through the Instagram feed of your average millennial. Before that minute is up, you will likely have come across a post or two ped... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Now Or Never

Posted on May 3 2019 by Michelle Bacon

  Knuckleheads’ annual MerleJam concert has brought in a mix of respected Americana/folk/blues acts from KC and beyond, all for the purpose of assisting heart transplant patients and their families. The event kicks off tonight, with headlining... [Read More]

Sympathetic Vibrations: Hembree's Next Chapter

Posted on May 2 2019 by Dan Calderon

Local indie dance-rockers release stunning, high energy debut Growing up is tough.  And aside from our adolescent years, there probably isn’t a time where we feel more awkward, unstable and filled with self-doubt than our mid-20s. It’s a period of p... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: OMG Rock n Roll

Posted on April 26 2019 by Michelle Bacon

  The follow-up to his 2017 album “City Music,” Kevin Morby is back with “Oh My God,” a double LP that drops today on Dead Oceans. We’ve got a look at the album coming next week, but if you want to hear it first, Mills Record Company is... [Read More]

Flipping the Lid

Posted on April 24 2019 by Zoey Shopmaker

Local event series spotlighting overlooked talents in the KC jazz scene Kansas City may be synonymous with jazz, but when it comes to those more eccentric compositions — the intricate and the avant-garde — a lot of music falls through the cracks. Fortu... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Going Green

Posted on April 19 2019 by Michelle Bacon

  It's an evening of ‘80s-tinged dark wave soundscape tonight at the recordBar. The four-band bill is stacked with two international touring acts and two cosmic locals. Based in Denmark, The Foreign Resort is nearing the end of a three-week... [Read More]

Wonderfuzz – 'Get There' Exclusive Video Premiere

Posted on April 12 2019 by Michelle Bacon

It’s not terribly often that a cover band begins releasing original content, but if Wonderfuzz’s new album is any indication, perhaps more of them should.  If you think of all the musical ground they’ve covered together over the past seven years, it ma... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Strike A Match

Posted on April 5 2019 by Michelle Bacon

  April First Friday marks the city’s first real foray into spring, and if you’re anything like me, you’re ready to venture into that cool night air. Start on the southwestern end of the Crossroads district at Folk Alliance International’s offi... [Read More]

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