Interview: Iceage

“We can learn our ABCs, plus we’ve got a few books on animals and a Mr. Potatohead,” says Iceage bassist Jakob Tvilling Pless in his thick Danish accent. As I speak to Pless, he and the rest of Iceage are holed up in a kindergarten classroom inside the First Unitarian Church in […]

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Interview: Tennis

Tennis are kicking off 2018 with a month-long, cross-country tour that begins with a hometown show in Denver. I ask Alaina Moore, the group’s lead singer, if being at home makes performing easier. “It’s weird cause I know a lot of these people and I’ve waited tables for a lot them too,” she […]

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Cursive At 20

You might not know it but it’s been a busy year for Cursive. No, they haven’t released a new album (relax). They haven’t even released a new single. Instead, the Omaha group have spent the past year making the move from Saddle Creek Records to their very own label, 15 Passenger.  […]

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What’s New in 2017

The opportunities for an amazing meal in Omaha are endless, and the minute you think you’ve caught up with all of the new ventures the talented chefs and entrepreneurs in our city can conjure, you find that a whole new crop have opened. This year has been difficult to stay ahead of, with places opening […]

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Colossal Steps

Josh Hoyer believes in the power of music. And in the last two months, his music has catapulted him onto TV sets across the country as part of “The Voice” and through a month-long European tour. “To find solace in music is the closest thing to religion, other than being submersed in nature, […]

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The 21st Saloon

Before you read the words “The Blues” and turn the page, check out what Scott Kirk wants to tell you. “I have been saying for years now that the music world is starving for a change,” Kirk, owner of The 21st Saloon, says. “This is where I believe that the blues has never gotten the […]

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Sending a Message with Solid Soul

 Josh Hoyer’s thought-provoking and dance-floor friendly original soul-R&B is laid down by a top-notch band. Their hard-driving, heartfelt sound got the attention of Wilco drummer and celebrated producer Ken Coomer this past summer. Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal’s fourth studio disc Running From Love was recorded at Nashville’s Sound Emporium in mid-September with Coomer in […]

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