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New Releases 7/28 @ Mills Record Company

Ahmad Jamal – Marseille (180 gram super fidelity vinyl w/ download) Alice Cooper — Paranormal (Double LP, colored, 180 gram) Aphex Twin — Come to Daddy Aphex Twin — Windowlicker Arcade Fire — Everything Now (Limited edition blue 180 gram vinyl, blue cover variant) Auction for the Promise Club — Silence Badbadnotgood — Late Night […]

Indie Video Roundup: Arcade Fire and tUnE yArDs

Last night, Arcade Fire brought their tour in support of Reflektor to Starlight with opener tUnE yArDs in tow. Never ones to miss an apropos cover, the band opened up their encore with a brief cover of the 70s soft-rock classic “Dust In the Wind.” Of course the Kansas penned song owes its roots to […]

Arcade Fire Live at the Starlight Theatre

One word that springs up whenever Arcade Fire is discussed is the word “communal”. A word hinging on the idea that their heartfelt, headstrong music provides a place for those on a similar wavelength to get together and feel safe. Each rallying chorus or pointed line doesn’t simply sound good; they throw a life-preserver out […]

Sleeper Agent at Riot Room 4/15 Preview

“Let me tell you how it will be (dun duh) / You will go see Sleeper Agent on April 15th (dun duh). Because it’s tax day, oh yeah it’s tax day” Apropos Beatles lyrics aside, Kentucky pop-rock outfit Sleeper Agent is hitting Riot Room tonight. Over the past few years, the band has built a […]

Coachella 2014 Lineup Announced

Even with the insane amount of festivals that have come into being over the past few years, Coachella remains one of the most interesting. That’s true because they draw the biggest names in indie rock, pop, hip-hop and electronic music. While other smaller fests focus more on specific audiences or genres, Coachella gives you more […]

Top 10 Albums of 2013: All Fresh Sounds

2013 was a tumultuous year for music. Emo saw a full-fledged return. Bowling ball rappers with over-eating, over-drugged, over-sexed personas mirrored their excessive tendencies with hopscotching, scatter-shot mixtapes. Comedians made divorce sound more pleasant than marriage. In other corners of the music world, monolithic popstars crafted epic-length odes to disco and several sibling groups lorded […]

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KCPT’s 90.9 The Bridge Set To Relaunch On January 6th

Earlier this year, local PBS affiliate KCPT acquired the rights to the University of Central Missouri’s KTBG 90.9 The Bridge. Although information was slow to come, it was clear that the eventual outcome involved relocating the radio station from Warrensburg to the KC metro area. That plan is now in its final stages, as KCPT […]

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New Releases for the Week of 10/29

In between gorging on Halloween candy, we’re putting out these rekerds this week: White Denim Corsica Lemonade – The genre bending Texas band returns with their fifth full length release (on yellow vinyl). Unpredictable and energetic, the four-some find touchstones in post-punk, the blues, funk and even jam bands. Billy Bragg Life’s A Riot With […]

Arcade Fire “Reflektor” Single

Pretty much all of the rumors and leaks were accurate. Arcade Fire’s viral marketing campaign worthy of a J.J. Abrams film has been slowly divulging info about their upcoming release for a couple months now. The dancey/electronic first single was revealed in full to the world last night and there are two videos currently floating […]