Radiohead has found a unique balance between the bizarre and the entertaining with their last few albums.
"We're Sold Out. Seriously." The sign on the front door of the Waiting Room on March 6 was very serious for a reason. The approximately 250 capacity, all-ages venue was packed with people from the stage to the bar. The reason the show sold out was clear- San Francisco rapper Aesop Rock was finally in Omaha. Along with rapper Busdriver, Aesop brought Rob Sonic and DJ Big Wiz, who make up the group Hail Mary Mallon.
Summer is a time when most students try their best to relax. Whether they're hanging out by the pool, catching up on the latest book or just hanging out with friends, most students have a soundtrack to accompany their summer. This summer has brought several album releases, some being much better than others.
Bowling for Soup, the Grammy nominated pop rock band from Texas, is hitting the road this week for their Midwest/Northeast U.S. tour in support of their latest album, "Fishin' for Woos." The tour kicked off in Lawrence, Kan., but the band will spend the second night of the tour in Omaha at Sokol Underground.
"Rock Away Cancer," a benefit concert being organized by Maverick Productions will take place Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at Sokol Underground.
The Thin White Duke is back.
After a ten year hiatus, David Bowie, aka Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane and Major Tom, has returned with his latest studio album, "The Next Day," and it's as good as any that are, by now, considered his classic albums. Bowie's musical career spans nearly four decades, and for those of us who remember most of it, his latest offering is a welcome offering.
On Feb. 1-3, UNO's Department of Music held its fifth annual BOCH Honors festival. This event is a weekend long music extravaganza that brings together four out-of-state guest conductors, 100 music teachers and about 450 hard-working, high school musicians, from Nebraska and western Iowa.
Dec. 18 Blink 182 released a new EP titled "Dogs Eating Dogs."