Hoppy Hollow

By remixing Cursive’s 2006 Happy Hollow LP into an IPA, the brewers at Zipline Brewing Co. have validated a sentiment that singer-songwriter Tim Kasher first voiced some 13 years ago. Art, as it turns out, is hard. The Lincoln-based brewery is calling its masterpiece Hoppy Hollow — because a craft […]

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Superstar and Star

When Ivar Murd first encountered one of Neville Lawrence’s DIY music videos online, the Estonian documentarian had trouble discerning whether he was watching reality or performance art. After all, Lawrence’s Superstar and Star routine could’ve just as easily come from the Cabaret Voltaire or even The Eric Andre Show. Either way, Murd […]

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Superstar and Star

When Ivar Murd first encountered one of Neville Lawrence’s DIY music videos online, the Estonian documentarian had trouble discerning whether he was watching reality or performance art. After all, Lawrence’s Superstar and Star routine could’ve just as easily come from the Cabaret Voltaire or even The Eric Andre Show. Either way, Murd said he was […]

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Oberst Announces Grand Island Concert

In arguably its biggest move since relocating to Nebraska’s mainland, the city of Grand Island will be hosting a free Conor Oberst concert Thursday, Aug. 18.  The outdoor performance, which promises to rouse the city’s recently emerging downtown, will feature the Bright Eyes and Desaparecidos singer-songwriter’s solo material and will kick off a piecemeal tour […]

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The Cost of Everything

Matt Cox’s newest album begins with the death of his mother and ends with the collapse of all humankind, and somewhere in between is a critique on the excesses of 21st-century America. For all that, The Cost of Everything and the Value of Nothing, a repurposing of an Oscar Wilde quote, give or take a word, […]

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