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The Philistines Album Release @ Replay Lounge

In case you missed it, The Philistines put out their debut on The Record Machine about a month ago. The TL;DR of it is┬áThe Backbone of The Night rocks. Layering classic tube-warmed psych-tones with slick indie pop hooks, the album unfurls equally as a meandering jam and a collection of tunes that stay stuck in […]


I Heart Local Music Presents SXSW Bound

It’s that time of year again. SXSW is just around the corner, so all the bands we love around town are trying to get their finances in order so they can make a trip to the concert festival and show off the breadth and depth of the Kansas City music scene. It’s not easy–musicians have […]

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Live Tonight: Week Of October 5th – October 11th: Robot Music Edition

I don’t mean to get extra giddy, but the fact that Kraftwerk are playing at The Midland on Friday is something to be excited about. A legendary band doesn’t stop in Kansas City all too often. If synth and computer music aren’t your digs, however, there’s plenty more to get excited about in and around […]


Bad Ideas Cassette Release @ Love Garden

This Friday will be full of great shows. Harling’s will host a late night smorgasbord of psych-noise bands, The Recordbar will have My Brothers & Sisters with Various Blonde, and The Bottleneck will be throwing a pre-Wakarusa Party with Mouth, Wick-it The Instigator, Andy Frasco, and APLSOZ. Adding to all of the already full line-up […]

Live Tonight: Week Of December 22nd – December 28th: Almost Made It!

We’re almost finished with 2014! Although it’s a bit slow this week for the holidays, rest assured there’s still some shows to see in and around Kansas City. But since we’re nearing 2015, what were your favorite shows of the year? A small punk show at the Jackpot in Lawrence? A huge rock concert at […]

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Live Tonight: Week of August 11th – August 17th: Summer Kamp!

Everyone loves summer camp, but have you heard of Summer Kamp? It’s a 3-night punk rock extravaganza at Vandal’s this week! Featuring bands Kansas Citians know and love like Red Kate, The Bad Ideas and Stiff Middle Fingers, featuring a bevy of bands to discover and dance to. Only $10 a night per night on […]