Graduate student by day, musician by night

Aaron Jordan is a University of Nebraska Omaha graduate student by day and a musician by night.


Concert at local venue captivates audiences

Kaylee Pierce CONTRIBUTOR The Waiting Room brought in three bands to give Omaha a show. With those three bands, the Waiting Room came alive and brought...

Saxophone orgasm

On Feb. 10, Dominic Lalli and Jeremy Salken, aka Big Gigantic, came to The Waiting Room Lounge to show us what they're capable of. That they did, and then some. Some cats in an electro group called Somasphere, who hail from Lincoln, came along. The show started at 9 p.m. and didn't stop until 2 a.m. - you've got to love it when a band appreciates your presence and gives you your money's worth. For 12 bucks, the price was right.


Aesop Rock returns to the Waiting Room

"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.


Gambino mixes old sound and new on mixtape

By Taleisha Newbill, Contributor “I had a dream, I ran Atlanta.” Is the beginning of an amazing start of the free download mixtape STN MTN....

UNO employee lives musical passion through local band

John Elster CONTRIBUTOR In the graduate studies office in the Eppley Administration building is an office assistant doing what he can to help graduate students...

“Heartthrob” album takes Tegan and Sara in new directions

From their 1999 debut album, "Under Feet Like Ours," Canadian duo Tegan and Sara have evolved in both sound and songwriting with each consecutive album. Their newest album, "Heartthrob," is no exception. This energized dance party of an album strays from the duo's traditional folk rock sound and easily relates to feelings of desire, love, friendship and youth: the quintessential topics of this and any electro-pop record.


Odd Future’s front man, runner-up merge into adulthood, release albums

By Taleisha Newbill, Contributor Tyler, The Creator and Earl Sweatshirt are in a new space and place then their early teenage years in the beginning stages of...