From The Abyss

Serena-Maneesh uncover layers of sound Norwegian noise-pop band Serena-Maneesh dug deep with its latest album, literally. For Serena-Maneesh 2: Abyss in B Minor, released in March on 4AD Records, mastermind Emil Nikolaisen recorded tracks in a cave located outside Oslo, Norway. “It was an interesting journey, at times rough, at times inspiring,” said Nikolaisen via […]

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Classical Coup

Iconic classical musician joins Omaha Symphony Sometimes a talent is so incredible, so iconic, it needs only one name for worldwide recognition — Cher, Madonna, Sting, Gallagher (um, maybe not that last one). In the word of classical music, that one-name icon is Midori, a violin virtuoso who, at age 11 she was a special […]

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Back Beat

Kids In Concert relays a big “thank you” to the charitable Omahans who donated musical instruments to the Omaha Public Schools’ Musical Instrument Department. OPS will rehab the instruments for deserving students to use. So what did Omaha have to give? The final tally was 96 used musical instruments and additional accessories, including: 18 violins, […]

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