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SESSION: KUINKA, “HOWL”

[spb_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_5RyHfaM-4″ 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”] Kuinka won over Folk Alliance with their radiant smiles and light hearted stage presence. Catch this

LIVE REVIEW: HAIM & LIZZO (UPTOWN THEATER / 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=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Photos by Chris Love HAIM and Lizzo took over the Uptown Theater last Thursday with a night of pumped up music, dancing, and encouragement to always be yourself. Lizzo

LIVE REVIEW: BABYMETAL (UPTOWN THEATER / 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=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Photos by Chris Love What do you get when you combine metal, pop, and performance art? The answer is unquestionably BABYMETAL. BABYMETAL began their 2018 world tour in Kansas

SONG PREMIERE: GUYS ON A BUS, “LITTLE PROBLEMS”

[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”] Guys On A Bus are perhaps the most professional young band I’ve encountered. The Joplin, Missouri-based quartet pinged my radar when they performed at Sofar Sounds KC a few

GALLERY: SMOKEPURPP, LIL MOSEY, LARRY JUDE (THE GRANADA THEATER / LAWRENCE, KS)

[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: Andy Braz Date: May 8th, 2018 Venue: The Granada Theater Location: Lawrence, Kansas [/spb_text_block]

LO-FI SESSION: AYLEEN O’HANLON, “SEND ME SPINNING”

[spb_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OkmtdNAWCVw” 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”] Australian alt-country songstress Ayleen O’Hanlon wielded her banjo with grace and precision during her showcases at

LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY: A$AP FERG (REBEL / 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”] A$AP FERG, the proclaimed “Hood Pope” of Harlem’s inner city and critical member of A$AP MOB, brought his talents to the REBEL Sunday night on his continuation of his 2018 tour

ALBUM PREMIERE: RED STEPPES, ‘A MOUTH MAY GROW’

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SESSION: MIREYA RAMOS WITH ENSEMBLE IBÉRICA, “ESTE VACIO”

[spb_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxK66a30K60″ 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”] New York-based Mireya Ramos has a long history performing with some top notch artists. Her sultry,

LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY: ODESZA, KIMBRA (STAGE AE / PITTSBURGH, PA)

[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”] When discussing the indietronica duo ODESZA, two things immediately come to mind: the ability to engineer ear candy beats and putting on a live performance that is both visually