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GALLERY: SUPERORGANISM (THE RIOT ROOM / KANSAS CITY, MO)

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LO-FI SESSION: HEMBREE, “HOLY WATER”

[spb_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wv9viKTZsQ” 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”] Hembree has been making waves. The Kansas City quintet has become a rising name in music with their songs used in

25 OF OUR FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEOS: AUGUST 2018

[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”] This month’s roundup features some thrilling illustrations and art, as well as some fun mashup work between bands! And if you pay close attention, many of these videos have a call to action insinuated

5 WAYS WE RELAXED AT MAHA MUSIC FESTIVAL

[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 Nick Howland Festivals can be a chaotic flurry of activity, but Maha Music Festival, now in its 10th year, proves time after time that festivals can be chill. We came home after

SOFAR SOUNDS KC 027 RECAP: SEX ED, LUCAS, THE BLACK CREATURES

[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 and story by Anna Selle, Poster by Jess Bonniwell. The earliest guests to arrive at last Thursday’s Sofar Sounds were lucky enough to grab a seat in one of a handful of

15 OF OUR FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEOS: JULY 2018

[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”] Lately, we’ve been a little low on energy. Be it the intense heat of the sun – we know you’re feeling it across America right now -, the insanity of our overbooked schedules, or

LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY: LORD HURON (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”] Since their debut EP, Into the Sun, back in 2010, Lord Huron has always blended an interesting mix of indie and folk rock that has seen their sound reach the mainstream masses. Lord Huron’s breakout

LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY: FLEET FOXES (ARTPARK / LEWISTON, 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”] When thinking of bands in terms of their artistic approach to their craft and how they are able to hone their skills, very few folk bands compare to that of Fleet Foxes. The six

ALBUM REVIEW: PHANTASTIC FERNITURE, ‘PHANTASTIC FERNITURE’

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GALLERY: PITCHFORK MUSIC FESTIVAL 2018 (UNION PARK / CHICAGO, IL)

[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”] For attendees of Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago last weekend, two questions hung with heavy anticipation: 1) how am I going to make it to all the sets I want to see? And 2)