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SESSION: NATHALIE PIRES WITH ENSEMBLE IBÉRICA, “BARCO NEGRO”

[spb_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMqRndhsxaA” 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”] Portuguese is one of the world’s “romance languages”, and Nathalie Pires brings that to life with

ALBUM REVIEW: CARSWELL & HOPE, ‘EXIT PLAN’

[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”] Silly Goose Records Carswell & Hope suck you into Exit Plan immediately. The new six-track EP from the Lawrence, Kansas quintet is complete with raucous numbers and soothing folk

SONG PREMIERE: MINOR MOON, “IT’S OKAY”

[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”] Chicago-based Minor Moon’s “It’s Okay” is a song that would be well placed on your rainy day playlist. A dreary vibe shrouds the song in the form of dancing

LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY: CHVRCHES (DANFORTH MUSIC HALL / TORONTO, ON)

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GALLERY: THE HOTELIER (THE TRUMAN / KANSAS CITY, MO)

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ALBUM REVIEW: PEMA, ‘BAD HABITS’

[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”] Topshelf Records Brooklyn-based musician Alex Cohen’s experimental pop project Pema is reaching a new pinnacle in its existence with this week’s release of the full-length album Bad Habits. Not

LO-FI SESSION: HANNAH SANDERS & BEN SAVAGE, “THE RIDDLE SONG”

[spb_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ivWFjLvxMA” 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”] A spellbinding duo with fairy tale harmonies. We were lucky to catch Hannah Sanders & Ben

A SPACE ALL OUR OWN: VISITING WE DREAM DAWN’S PRAIRIE HAVEN

[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”] Essay by Andrew Beasley. Photos by Anna Selle. Sage Cook leans down to examine a potato plant growing outside his front door. He holds it with practiced precision, a

SOFAR SOUNDS KANSAS CITY RECAP 5/11/2018: MASON BLAIZE, MARMALAKES, NICK SIEGEL

[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 Kara Love, Poster by Nick Howland Kansas City’s brief dance with Spring had already ended by the time last Friday rolled around,

11 MUSIC VIDEOS TO PUT YOU IN A SUMMERY MOOD

[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”] It’s that time of year again. Graduation caps are being thrown in the air, students who aren’t finished with their studies quite yet are daydreaming out the window, office