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New Releases 5/5 @ Mills Record Company

Afghan Whigs — In Spades (loser edition w/ gatefold and sticker included) Afghan Whigs — Congregation (transparent red cassette) Afghan Whigs — In Spades (clear cassette) Afghan Whigs — Up In It (black cassette) Al Jamilat — Yasmine Hamdan At The Drive In — Inter Alia (limited edition 180 gm colored vinyl) Bad Brains — […]


What Year Is It?! New Material From At The Drive In

My inner 16 year old is ecstatic and pissed off. At The Drive In is arguably THE post-hardcore band. The El Paso quintent made some of the weirdest, hardest hitting songs from the mid 90s to their hiatus in 2000. Members shifted around the music scene since then–from the radio-friendly sounds of Sparta and the […]

Video Roundup: New Kanye Video Features Topless Kim K, plus Tech N9ne Behind the Scenes

Kanye is back assaulting the senses of the American public with his videos again. Okay, this was bound to happen: Kim Kardashian is topless in the new video for “Bound2,” the second single off Yeezus. Despite being largely non-linear, the track is easily one of the most accessible on an album full of aggressive industrial-house […]


Interview: The Author and The Illustrator

The Author and The Illustrator are a niche band. They create a sound that no other band in KC can replicate. At their Wednesday night practice, the four dudes were sweet enough to answer my questionnaire. Who is The Author and The Illustrator? Zack Hames-Guitar, Vocalist, Lyricist Cliff Mills-Bassist Josh Legler-Guitarist Ian Dobyns-Drummer Describe your […]

Relationship of Command Vinyl at Mills Record Company

Ever since At The Drive-In regrouped to play a few festivals in 2012, they have been on constant rotation in my ipod (again). The 14-15 year old in me has escaped, bringing with him the jittery, angular guitar riffs that carried me to and from high school. So when I saw an original release of […]