The musical evolution of Matt and Kim, A journey from enigmatic pop to indie...

By Zane Fletcher, Culture Editor Matt and Kim, an indie pseudo-pop band from New York has encountered growing popularity following their inauspicious beginnings in 2004 Brooklyn. Recently, the band...

Drastic Plastic: Still Underground

Jeff Turner CONTRIBUTOR I remember a few years ago, I was out with my cousin and uncle in downtown Omaha. We went to a record store that...

Fun wows during sold out show at Slowdown

There's a reason the band with the current No. 1 hit single in the country is named Fun. Fans who attended their show at Slowdown saw the band doing exactly what they do best-having fun.

Why Amos Lee is possibly the best recording artist around

Amos Lee's new CD "Mission Bell" opens with a track called "El Camino" but unlike the song's namesake, there is virtually nothing tacky about this album.

Hullabaloo festival set for August

Hullabaloo, an old English word for "a clamorous noise," is also a three-day music festival held Aug. 5 through Aug. 7 and hosted by Brandon Miller of the Kris Lager Band.

Icky Blossoms’ debut album killer


Icky Blossoms brought the dance party to Benson on July 3 at the Waiting Room as the crowd grooved and pulsated atop a glitter-coated floor to the bands dramatic, dark, electronic songs. 

Q&A with local band After the Fall

Local band After the Fall formed in late 2005 and features Justin Inget on vocals, Casey Minkten on guitar and Justin Eatherton on drums. Derek Stearns, a UNO senior pursuing a bachelor's of science in accounting, plays guitar for the band. Steven Stojka, a UNO alumni with a bachelor's in studio art technology, is After the Fall's bassist.