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VIDEO REVIEW: IT’S ME: ROSS, “THE KNIFE”

[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=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] If you haven’t heard Columbia, MO natives It’s Me: Ross yet, quit playin’ and do a listen. My lil brother, Trevor, turned me on to the stylings of the

LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY: LYDIA, MOOSEBLOOD (TOWN BALLROOM / BUFFALO, NY)

[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=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Tuesday night saw two bands with different genres take on a large crowd at the Town Ballroom, and both actS nailed their respective performances. Arizona natives, Lydia, took to

ALBUM PREMIERE: HIGHJAK, ‘TRIFECTA’

[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=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] We caught the first glimpse (listen?) to HighJak last week with his first single, “Get It (The Chosen One)“, and now the Lawrence, Kansas-based rapper is ready to release

SOFAR SOUNDS KANSAS CITY RECAP 4/16/2018: JAMES LOCKHART, EEMS, PHILIP ZACH

[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=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Photo gallery by Anna Selle, Story by Steven Ervay, Poster by Nick Howland Flashback to a cool April Monday night in Kansas City’s West Bottoms district. The haunting neighborhood

LO-FI SESSION: WALLIS BIRD, “BLOSSOMS IN THE STREET”

[spb_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpXv48CpXxM” remove_related=”no” autoplay=”no” full_width=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] [spb_blank_spacer height=”30px” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] [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=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Energetic Irish singer-songwriter Wallis Bird brought her powerfully emotive songwriting to Folk Alliance International and danced

GALLERY: SURE SURE, RACHEL MALLIN & THE WILD TYPE (RIOT ROOM / 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: Anna Selle Date: April 12, 2018 Venue: The Riot Room Location: Kansas City, Missouri [/spb_text_block]

ALBUM PREMIERE: BRANDON DRAPER, ‘MEDITATION MUSIC’

[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=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Brandon Draper is a world-class artist. Draper finds his home in percussion instruments, which is what comprises Meditation Music; a seamlessly flowing record, spanning just over 45 minutes. Meditation Music

GALLERY: PHOEBE BRIDGERS, DADDY ISSUES (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: Anna Selle Date: April 9, 2018 Venue: recordBar Location: Kansas City, Missouri [/spb_text_block]

SONG PREMIERE: RANDALL HOLT, “WHAT HOPE WE HAVE, WHAT HOPE WE HAVEN’T”

[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=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Randall Holt is a world-class cellist based out of the great Austin, Texas. Holt’s resume reads quite impressive, having performed with Reverend Glasseye, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, as well

LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY: THE DARKNESS (PHOENIX CONCERT THEATRE / TORONTO, ON)

[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=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] After their face melting show last Sunday night in Toronto, The Darkness are one of the only few bands out there that have revitalized the once prominent 80’s glam