Music Review

The Omaha trio delivers on the promise of Alligator Years and releases their best album to date. more

Jul 6, 2017 12:00 PM Music

Phoenix take a Roman holiday on fun but uneven sixth album more

Jun 30, 2017 12:00 AM Music

It took CeeLo Green almost a decade to achieve global praise as a solo artist, and only a few tweets, a few years later, for his fans to say "f**k you, too!"  Now the floundering hip-hop and soul super star, most famous for his 2010 smash ... more

Jun 14, 2016 7:20 PM Music

“She said, I’m in love with someone else she said I fell in love with someone else and I I’m in love with someone and that’s all that I know for sure.” How can such depressing lyrics make you want to jump and dance around? Because it is jus... more

Apr 12, 2016 9:00 AM Music

It was the summer between my junior and senior year of high school. Yes, I am taking it all the way back to 2008. The main group of my friends, my crew, my pack, was preparing to move away to their various choices of colleges. It was the su... more

Apr 7, 2016 9:00 AM Music

I probably should not begin this review by stating I am not a die-hard Taylor Swift fan. But, there it is. I had the opportunity to attend the concert last Friday and no, I was not excited beyond belief that this sold-out concert would be o... more

Oct 15, 2015 9:00 AM Music

In this awkward political season when President Trump (roll that one around in your head for a few moments) is making headlines while stealing music from the likes of R.E.M., Desaparecidos punched back at ol’ Teflon Don by playing some (lik... more

Sep 11, 2015 11:01 PM Music

The last time Twin Shadow came through The Waiting Room (almost three years to the date of yesterday’s show — Sept. 10, 2012), the band performed as a trio in front of around 150, playing their urgent dance songs to a darkened, smoke-filled... more

Sep 9, 2015 11:44 PM Music

Let me get this out of the way first: I love alt-J. The band, also known as ∆ (the symbol for delta and somehow the adopted favorite shape of hipsters everywhere even before the band showed up), is about the best you can find in weird Engli... more

Jul 29, 2015 11:00 PM Music

I make it a point to try to only review things that are my thing, so I never have to add "...if that's your kind of thing" to soften my message.  Motion City Soundtrack and William Beckett at The Waiting Room was exactly my kind of thing. ... more

Jun 26, 2015 11:00 PM Music

Walking into the CenturyLink Center and finding out our seats were much higher and farther to the left of the stage than we had anticipated, had put my friends and me in a meh kind of mood. Not ideal for a concert. The way the stage was set... more

Jun 17, 2015 1:00 AM Music