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. 

UNO professor destined to be drummer

Not many people can say they are working their dream job, but Thomas Roland can do that every day.

“The Next Day” reminiscent of vintage David Bowie

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.

The Waiting Room

Bobby Kreifels is a Waiting Room regular for a reason.

UNO professor named Nebraska Music Teacher of the Year

Music theory professor Ken Bales is currently over 6,000 miles away on a trip to China with the UNO Jazz Ensemble. On the trip, Bales is discussing and discovering with students the concepts of art and music.

Though he's visiting a country with a very different culture, Bales is content. After all, there he can find music and his students, the two most meaningful things in his life.

Lana Del Rey offers a different sound

Her name is Elizabeth Grant, better known by her stage name Lana Del Rey, and she's the latest American singer-songwriter taking the music scene by storm. Her debut album, "Born to Die," is set to release today.

Local nonprofit helps bring together arts and music community

The idea for Hear Nebraska (HN) is rooted in a bar in Lansing, Mich.  Angie Norman, co-founder of the online publication, came up with the idea of Hear Nebraska in 2010 while brainstorming ideas for her husband, Andrew Norman's, graduate thesis project. In January 2011, the official Hear Nebraska website went live.
"[HN] is mainly a nonprofit music website used to cultivate Nebraska's music and spread it worldwide, which is the ultimate goal," managing editor Michael Todd said.