Wichita soul-country group Sunshine Trucking plays the MRC stage as well as local’s Baker’s Pride. Baker’s Pride 7 pm Sunshine Trucking 8 pm All ages and free!
Shuttlecock Music Magazine is quickly becoming the best place to find news, reviews and musings on the Kansas City underground (and aboveground – sometimes) music scene. Shuttlecock’s 4th Showcase is yet another eclectic pairing of grooves, jams and slams. First up is Solomon, a KC-based rapper guaranteed to kick the show off with high energy. […]
Hey. On July 29th, we’re celebrating our one year anniversary at our current location in Westport! It’s been a year full of love, jams and awesome friends – so come celebrate all those things with us! We’ll have live beats and rhymes from Heartfelt Anarchy and some riffs and groove from The Sluts. Also did […]
Noise forever. For nearly 30 years (maybe a break or two here and there), NYC’s Unsane have been anchoring the heavy noise rock underground with aplomb. With more of a footing in punk rock than their noisy New York contemporaries in Swans and a heavier, more grind-oriented approach than, say, Helmet, Unsane has slowly but […]
KANSAS CITY ALBUM RELEASE SHOW Please join as at Mills Record Company on Friday July 7th for this momentous (kinda) occasion! We are thrilled to be releasing our first full length album ‘Reoccurring Dream Theme’ on CD and cassette with KC’s own The Record Machine. If there were 1 show we’d be honored for you to make it […]
Since you’ve already blown up everything in site on the 4th, come get your face blown off and/or in with a FREE show from KC’s own Westerners celebrating the release of their new album Reoccuring Dream Theme with a little help from Shortsweather. CD’s and cassettes of the brand spankin’ new album will be available, […]
HearQueer is a publication (online AND in print!) that is all about shining a spotlight on queer voices in music – something that is woefully underrepresented in just about every genre, sadly. To celebrate this momentous occasion, HearQueer is throwing an “Issue #001″ party at our store on Friday and everyone is invited! There will […]
Live music on the Mills Record Company stage! Kool 100′s 7 pm The Folkicide Trio 8 pm Always free, always all ages!
’68 — Two Parts Viper Adrenaline Mob — We The People (2xLP including bonus tracks from their EP) All Time Low — Renegade (gatefold jacket) Alt J — Relaxer (gatefold jacket) Alt J — Relaxer (CD) Asphixiation — What Is This Thing Called ‘Disco’ ? (contains LP and 12″ set) Beach Fossils — Somersault (limited […]
Here’s a special treat to get your week started right. Justin Mantooth over at Westend Studio right here in Kansas City is back with another curated mixtape of some of the area’s best and brightest rock bands. Focusing on all types of music Kansas City has to offer, Vol. 2 of their Amplify KC series […]
With a pounding drum beat accompanying a driving piano line, accentuated by frontman John Darnielle’s frentic half-shouted lyrics, opening track Rain in Soho to The Mountain Goats’ sixteenth album Goths is a perfect framing device for the rest of the album. The track segue’s into Andrew Eldrtich is Moving Back to Leeds – an Smiths-like, […]
“This is Hail Darkness Hail. It’s dedicated to everyone here. Fuck you all.” Niklas Kvarforth, the driving force behind Sweden’s black metal outfit Shining, is an enigmatic figure – both on stage and off. His penchant for confrontational and sometimes abrasive live shows precedes him in such a way that when the band played the […]