The Rapper Next Door

         “F*ck both sides. F*ck the underground. F*ck the overground. F*ck the middle ground. It’s just a bunch of f*cking people trying to find their identities. Once you get comfortable with who you are as a person, you’ll stop complaining about all of that other dumb ass shit,” says Sean Daley, better known these days as Slug of Atmosphere.

         The Minneapolis-based emcee, songwriter...

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Alessi’s Ark rides again

* So Phil Lynott's been dead for decades, but a trio of Thin Lizzy  alumni (Scott Gorham, Brian Downey and Darren Wharton) are keeping the songs alive. They'll perform Thin Lizzy classics in a line-up rounded out by Def Leppard's Viv Campbell, bassist Marco Mendoza and The Almighty’s Ricky Warwick  on Saturday, November 6 at the Slowdown, 729 North 14th St.

* In 2008, youthful London...

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The (Online) Calendar Hung Itself

Before we get started, full disclosure: I'm on the "board" of hearnebraska.org. Not that it matters -- I'm not involved in the website's day-to-day activities, and have little or no input on things like website content or fundraising events. But I don't want you to think I'm cheerleading when I make this statement: Hearnebraska.org has emerged as the best resource for local rock show schedule...

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Graham’s Wonderful World

If there is one artist I would get everyone to listen to if I could, it is Jon Dee Graham. The Austin-based musician is an extraordinary songwriter and guitarist whose music is as real as it gets.

His words come from the heart of a survivor and from an ability to stay optimistic even in the face of adversity. Reviewers praise Graham for his "raw intensity" and say "his songs always sound like...

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<p>  Keri Hilson</p>Deleted Scenes heads to O’Leaver’s

* O'Leaver's Pub, 1322 South Saddle Creek Road, welcomes back Deleted Scenes Thursday, September 15th. The Washington, D.C.-based indie rock band has seen favorable reviews for both of its albums in multiple outlets, including Pitchfork. The latest album, just released on Sockets Records, earned a 7.8 rating from Pitchfork, which grades on a 10-point scale. The band's bio sheet describes them...

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More Questions (and Answers) with The Faint

This week continues last week's interview with Todd Fink and Jacob Thiele of The Faint, who, along Clark Baechle, also make up Depressed Buttons. DP had its world premier at House of Loom last Friday night.

I figured while I had Fink and Thiele on the line, I should ask a some questions that have been on my mind a lot time:

Why did it take so long -- sometimes between three to four years --...

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The Faint, Plack Blague release new videos
by Chris Aponick



Blues Challenge, Primer, Shadowboxers in Studio
by B.J. Huchtemann



Roots, Blues & Lake Street Dive
by B.J. Huchtemann



Remembering Dave
by Tim McMahan



Totally Crushing on Millions of Boys
by Tim McMahan



Future Tense: 2012 Music Predictions, Pt. 2
by Tim McMahan



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