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Spirit is the Spirit

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Halloween Gets Strange @ Mills Record Company

When Halloween falls on a Monday, it’s both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, the day itself gets short changed when it comes to trick or treating and adult guising and mumming. But on the other hand, the celebrations last all weekend. We’ve put out a show calendar leading up to Halloween. […]

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The Record Machine Showcase @ Crossroads Music Fest

2016 has been a great year for Kansas City music. With phenomenal releases from Haymaker, High Dive, The Company, and Record Machine, there has been no shortage of great wax from artists residing in the Mid-best city. And the aesthetics represented in these releases run the gamut from the 60s influenced psych pop of The […]

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Rachel Mallin & The Wild Type EP Release @ RecordBar

If you like indie pop, then there’s only one place to be this Friday: recordBar‘s new downtown location. Previewed at this past Middle of the Map Fest, recordBar’s revamped look is dark and slick with a stage that surpasses the previous location’s in terms of aesthetic and sound quality. Following this preview, the venue has […]

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The Record Machine Keeps Dreaming

The Record Machine is a force. The Kansas City label has boasted some of the biggest bands to come from the area. Not only that, the label has always been committed to keeping their music styles diverse–from hip hop fusion, to alt-country, to pop rock, to electronica, and everything in between. In any estimation, The […]

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The Pitch Music Awards Preview: Rock/Pop

It’s that time of year: road construction, picnics, summer allergies, and (most importantly) The Pitch Music Awards. This year, the fifteen categories burst with the talent that makes for fierce competition. The rock/pop category spreads itself between the electronic hum of Cowboy Indian Bear, the blues soaked fuzz of Not a Planet, Rev Gusto‘s guitar-driven […]