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Album at a glance: Til Willis & Erratic Cowboy – Habit of Being

“Habit of Being” is the latest release from the shockingly productive Lawrence, Kansas act Til Willis & Erratic Cowboy. The 4 songs only run about 9 minutes but give you a fair sampling of what Willis does. The EP is … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: The Invisible World – Color / World

This 6 song EP from Kansas City’s The Invisible World expands on their debut EP “Welcome To The Invisible World” from 2014. This collection does find them more balanced and confident. The clean sounding production helps songs like the acoustic … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: Tweaker Sneakers – Tweaker Sneakers EP

  St. Joseph’s beloved Bobby Dean Floyd snuck off to Portland and got behind the kit for this punky surf rock trio. It’s as weird as you would expect it to be. Think the erraticness of Cupcake with a more … Continue reading

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Album at a glance: The Architects – Border Wars Episode II

Kansas City’s The Architects are pretty straight forward at this point. Punky tempos and tasty guitar licks are the status quo and their soaring choruses make them a favorite to sing along to. On the latest edition of Border Wars … Continue reading

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250 word album review: The Electric Lungs – Don’t Be Ashamed of the Way You Were Made

The Electric Lungs are among Kansas City’s best bands and hopefully this new record will bring them that recognition. With some of the best hooks in the game this album is every bit as good as their catchy debut. It’s … Continue reading

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The Vinyl Corner: Dan Mariska and the Boys Choir – Bummer Songs

Artist: Dan Mariska & The Boys Choir Album: Bummer Songs (2013) Purchased at: Live show at Rendezvous (St. Joseph, MO) for $15 Dan Mariska and his band passed through St. Joe last year, hitting The Rendezvous with touring partners See … Continue reading

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The Vinyl Corner: Carrie Nation and the Speakeasy – Hatchetations

Artist: Carrie Nation & The Speakeasy Album: Hatchetations (2013) Purchased at: Live show at First Ward (St. Joseph, MO) for $15 Carrie Nation & The Speakeasy is a band that works their asses off. They are road warriors living out … Continue reading

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