Tag Archives: Kansas

Album at a glance: Aotearoa – Strange Weather

The nomadic jungle-funk duo from Lawrence brings the funk for their first full-length album. Aotearoa (A-O-TAY-UH-ROW-UH) travels the country enticing bootys to shake and their album Strange Weather provides the songs to make that happen. The smooth vocals of “Black Plane” start the record … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Rancid / Tim Timebomb in Lawrence, KS 9/21/13

At this point Rancid is a stone cold given as an elite band. I don’t mean just in the punk scene, I mean in rock in general, they are clearly a top tier act. There is no mistaking their contribution … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Iron Maiden / Megadeth at Sprint Center in Kansas City, MO 8/7/13

Everybody has a bucket list. Whether they admit it or not they at the very least have a mental list of things that they would like to do someday. Seeing Iron Maiden in concert is probably something that should be … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Airborne Toxic Event at Liberty Hall in Lawrence, KS 4/24/13

Some shows are a little out of your cannon. I’ll be the first to admit The Airborne Toxic Event is not a band I would normally go see. They are a good band and I have listened to them for … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Lucero / Langhorne Slim at The Granada, Lawrence, KS 4/23/13

Seeing a band live after just listening to their music is similar to watching a movie after reading a book. Inevitably the listener paints an image of the band; this could mean their look, their sound or even their attitude on stage. … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Ryan Bingham at The Granada in Lawrence, KS 3/15/13

Ryan Bingham has made quite a name for himself. In many ways he is one of the leading figures of the americana music genre. After initially making a splash with his major label debut album Mescalito and opening for the … Continue reading

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Concert Review: William Elliott Whitmore at The Granada, Lawrence, KS 10/5/12

William Elliott Whitmore is at his best when his voice is at its worst. The more rough and textured his vocals are the better the compliment his music. He sings about what he know and that is the most basic … Continue reading

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