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New Releases 3/17 @ Mills Record Company

ADNA — Closure (2xLP w/ gatefold jacket) Animals As Leaders — Weightless (limited edition of 500 silver series edition on silver vinyl) ANOHNI — Paradise (10″) Arrested Development — 3 Years, 5 Months, & 2 Days in the Life of… (2xLP) Ben Folds — Songs for Silverman (Vinyl Tuesday release. Analog spark indie exclusive high […]

Music Video- “Crime” (Real Estate)

  I am an unabashed fan of TV’s Andy Daly. From his constant guest-work on show’s ranging like The Office, Modern Family, and Eastbound & Down to his generally manic output on the stellar Comedy Bang Bang podcast, there are few (if any) comedic efforts Daly has done that I haven’t sought out. He blends […]

Robert Moore (of Sonic Spectrum): A Vinyl Q&A

Robert Moore is the host of 96.5 The Buzz’s weekly eclectic program Sonic Spectrum and a true music aficionado. On top of his radio gig, he also hosts music trivia at the Record Bar and has been known to spin some tunes live at several local establishments. Recently, he was kind enough to answer some […]

‘Atlas’- Real Estate

I have a liner notes theory about albums I’ve carried with me for some time now. In my mind the “lyrical quality” of an album can be predicted by whether or not song lyrics are printed in the liners. While it doesn’t help guide your decision to purchase an album, it lets you know how […]

A Snow Day Playlist: The Winter of Our Musical Content

We’re entering day two of our #SnowWars here in the KC metro, and some of us are also well into our second full day of being locked inside. Before the cold and snow completely renders you helpless (Pro tip: wear fingerless gloves while blogging), here’s a list of apropos songs that will get you through […]

Indie Video Roundup: Real Estate, YACHT and Bibio

For our first video roundup of 2014, we’ve got a collection of new cuts from established indie artists. Look for new releases in the couple months from these first two. Real Estate’s third LP Atlas will come out the first week of March. The album was cut at Wilco’s Loft studio in Chicago, both of […]

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Shy Boys’ Debut LP

The Kansas City music scene has a long history of being snubbed by the LA, Chicago and New York dominated world of the media. Because of that, we seem to have two extremely opposite reactions to those KC artists┬áthat actually get noticed outside of our bubble: we assume that they’re too big for us now […]