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A lot of weird stuff happens in Florida. There was that time a Florida strip club offered free flu shots. Or the time the guy sprinkled his fiancee’s ashes at a LensCrafters causing the Sarasota Police to evacuate the mall. Or the time the ... more

Aug 5, 2016 5:19 PM Music

San Francisco experimental rock band Deerhoof are known as much for their live shows as their quirky, jittery, inventive music. On stage the four-piece is an explosion of music that fuses rock, jazz, prog and noise into one throbbing, power... more

Aug 3, 2016 5:46 PM Music

Minneapolis indie folk-rock band The Jayhawks have a history of sorts with Omaha. They’ve been touring through our fair city literally for decades, culminating in a spot on the Maha Music Festival last year — a victory lap of sorts for loca... more

Jul 27, 2016 11:31 PM Music

Annalibera is a project fronted by Nebraska ex-pat now Des Moines resident Anna Gebhardt. She's been performing since 2012, but made her first indelible mark on the music world with 2015's Nevermind I Love You, a dense, soaring 8-song colle... more

Jul 24, 2016 10:44 PM Music

The first time I heard the Goo Goo Dolls was way back in '92, after staying up late on a Sunday night to watch 120 Minutes on MTV. When the video for "There You Are" came on, featuring Goo Goo vocalist John Rzeznick doing his best Paul West... more

Jul 20, 2016 11:55 AM Music

Toronto 4-piece noise punkers Frigs (formerly Dirty Frigs) play a dark, growling, acidic style of indie rock that either chugs angry and hot, or drags lethargically like a Robitussin-fueled nightmare.  On the band’s debut EP, Slush (2016, A... more

Jul 11, 2016 11:44 AM Music

Kristen Kontrol is the new project by Kristin Welchez, formerly known as Dee Dee, leader of indie rock band Dum Dum Girls, who you may have caught when they played a rainy Maha Music Festival in 2012. Garbage headlined that festival, just l... more

Jul 7, 2016 11:59 AM Music

Chicago band Twin Peaks has been consistently described as a "garage band," but on their latest album, Down in Heaven (2016, Grand Jury) the five-piece smooths out its sound for a collection of relaxed, casual rockers that are more mainstre... more

Jun 27, 2016 11:38 AM Music

You might know Swedish indie pop musicians Peter Moren, Bjorn Yttling and John Eriksson — Peter Bjorn and John —  from their 2006 whistle-hook classic "Young Folks." The song has more than 66 million spins in Spotify alone and was a hit in ... more

Jun 23, 2016 11:37 AM Music

Singer/songwriter Laura Gibson's life is at a crossroads. Originally from Portland, Gibson has been releasing albums since her 2006 debut If You Come to Meet Me (Hush Records). These days she's on Barsuk/City Slang and lives in NYC where sh... more

Jun 20, 2016 11:39 AM Music

Philly band Nothing may be known as much for its frontman's brutal history as its music. As the story goes, Domenic Palermo spent a couple years in the slammer after stabbing someone in a fight back in 2002 when he was a member of hardcore ... more

Jun 10, 2016 11:39 AM Music

We Were Promised Jetpacks has become something of an indie staple. Seems like every year I journeyed to Austin for South By Southwest since 2009 the Scottish 4-piece was playing the festival, drawing large crowds for a sound that takes a gu... more

Jun 2, 2016 11:46 AM Music

Peach Kelli Pop is Canadian Allie Hanlon and four other women playing jangling, abrasive, driving straight-four beach-flavored punk rock that sounds like go-carts and too much coffee. On the blink-and-you'll-miss-it LP, Peach Kelli Pop III ... more

May 24, 2016 12:16 PM Music

What do you do for fun when musically you can do anything you want? You put together a country cover band. That’s what Conor Oberst did with his wife, Corina Figueroa, and their two roommates, Roger Lewis and Miwi La Lupa. The project beg... more

May 20, 2016 3:46 AM Music

Tonight at Milk Run Austin indie band A Giant Dogs perform. Just this second, I received back a Ten Questions response from the band. Here it is: 1. What is your favorite album?  A Giant Dog: Sparks, Angst In My Pants. This is one of our ... more

May 16, 2016 8:27 PM Music

Cross Record is vocalist Emily Cross and her husband, Dan Duszynski. The couple live a seemingly idyllic life in dusty Dripping Springs, Texas. Reading their bio, you’d believe Cross and Dyszynski fled to the tiny town of 1,788 to escape th... more

May 4, 2016 5:42 PM Music

With the band about to go on at The Slowdown in just a few hours (7:30 p.m. to be exact) we received the following Ten Questions responses from uber-hot indie rock band Diet Cig. Check it out before you head down to the show, which is headl... more

May 3, 2016 10:08 PM Music

On the new EP Hard to Read (2016, Grand Jury/Fat Possum) Oakland band Day Wave is all Jackson Phillips, who did the Prince thing by performing and recording the album all by his lonesome. Phillips’ music falls into the same indie dream pop... more

May 3, 2016 5:45 PM Music

The Besnard Lakes' music is so massive, so mammoth, it's the sound you hear while teetering on the edge of a cliff with the gorge spread out in front of you, the river below a mere silver sliver among the rocks.  The Montreal-based six-piec... more

May 1, 2016 5:22 PM Music

New York City-based duo Iska Dhaaf's beautiful, tonal, layered, electronic songs pulse with pop-click-bang rhythms that race like a jackrabbit's heartbeat. On their new album, The Wanting Creature (2016, Brick Lane Records) Nathan Quiroga's... more

Apr 28, 2016 12:12 PM Music

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