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VOT Cover Story: Ashley Raines

Rock stars don’t exist anymore. A musician is a person who works around the clock wearing many hats and must be a businessman, publicist and accountant on top of playing music. There aren’t giant record label deals in the future … Continue reading

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VOT Cover Story – Deco Auto

It’s difficult to capture your audience as a band sometimes. This often has little to do with musical talent or how good a band’s songs are. Kansas City’s Deco Auto is a good example of a band that doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Clawhammer – Clawhammer

Clawhammer’s self-titled album thrives on grittiness and power. The scrape of a washboard, plucks of docile banjo strings and reverb of the guitar fill out these minimalist songs. Each track seems to center around possessive relationships. On the frantic duel … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Radkey / Maps For Travelers at The Rendezvous in St. Joseph, MO 9/20/13

Radkey needed this show; they really did. Not because they needed money or wanted to sell some merch but because it was a marker of how far they have come. They could gauge this with crowds at RiotFest or record … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Megajoos / Jerkface / Third Wounded Man at First Ward in St. Joseph, MO 7/12/13

It turns out punk rock isn’t dead in St. Joseph; it just needed someone to stir the pot a little bit. Maybe it was The Megajoos, maybe it was Jerkface or Third Wounded Man or maybe it could have been … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit at The Zoo Bar in Lincoln, NE 7/8/12

The Zoo Bar is a small venue in downtown Lincoln, NE that has a fairly legendary reputation as a great blues club. There are several bars that cling to this distinction but The Zoo Bar really plays it up with … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Drive-By Truckers / Those Darlins in Omaha, NE, 10-26-11

Concert Review: Drive-By Truckers / Those Darlins at the Slowdown in Omaha, NE, October 26, 2011. The Drive-By Truckers are a sure thing. There is no doubt they will deliver a good show every time you go to see them. … Continue reading

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