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ALBUM REVIEW: BROTHER MOSES, “MAGNOLIA”

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GALLERY: AWOLNATION, NOTHING BUT THIEVES (PHOENIX CONCERT THEATRE / TORONTO, ON)

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CONVERSATIONS: NECK DEEP

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GALLERY: NECK DEEP, SEAWAY, CREEPER (PHOENIX CONCERT THEATRE / TORONTO, ON)

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CONVERSATIONS: DIET CIG

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GALLERY: MAGIC GIANT (RECORDBAR / KANSAS CITY, MO)

[spb_text_block animation=”none” animation_delay=”0″ simplified_controls=”yes” custom_css_percentage=”no” padding_vertical=”0″ padding_horizontal=”0″ margin_vertical=”0″ custom_css=”margin-top: 0px;margin-bottom: 0px;” border_size=”0″ border_styling_global=”default” width=”1/2″ el_position=”first last”] Photographer: Lucas Carpenter Date: Feb. 6, 2018 Venue: recordBar Location: Kansas City, Missouri [/spb_text_block]

GALLERY: DIET CIG, GREAT GRANDPA, THE SPOOK SCHOOL (WHITE SCHOOLHOUSE / LAWRENCE, KS)

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GALLERY + REVIEW: FIRST AID KIT (DANFORTH MUSIC HALL / TORONTO, ON)

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HINTERLAND ANNOUNCES 2018 LINEUP, INCLUDES STURGILL SIMPSON, BAND OF HORSES, CHVRCHES, AND MORE

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GALLERY: HIPPO CAMPUS, SURE SURE (THE BOTTLENECK / LAWRENCE, KS)

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