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A Look in The Local Bin: The Whiffs

Another super group has emerged. Featuring members from Nubiles, Wet Ones, and The Conquerors, The Whiffs make music that is pure fun. Melting together bits of The Ramones, The Kinks, and The Strokes, the Kansas City four piece’s debut cassette, Take A Whiff!,¬†boils with lyrical and instrumental energy. Starting with “Baby Tonight,” the cassette quickly […]

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Buy This: Ambrosia Parsley – Weeping Cherry

There are two music trends I’ve noticed over the past few years popping up in a variety of local scenes. The first is the re-emergence of 90′s dream pop or ‘sadcore’ influences like Mazzy Star and Red House Painters. As an adult, I’ve fallen in love with these new explorations in a way I couldn’t […]

I Fought The Law: Masked Intruder live in Kansas City, MO 07/25/14

As the recent explosion of the marriage between melodic hardcore and pop punk, peppered with emotional lyrics and heavier and heavier musicianship, continues to explode and gain popularity, there are a few bands that have embraced what made pop punk so great in the first place – the catchy melodies, the goofy lyrics and just […]