What are the criteria for a good live album? Take some time to evaluate and see if yours makes the cut here.
Night 1 of Cursive at The Waiting Room tonight; Bright Eyes X-mas gets the Pitchfork treatment (rating: 7.0) | Lazy-i
If you can't catch Cursive at The Waiting Room tonight, don't fret! You have two more chances this weekend. Details here.
Spotify explains itself and a record store grows in Brooklyn; John Klemmensen, Underwater Dream Machine tonight | Lazy-i
Details (albeit confusing ones) about Spotify's recent statements on their royalties/compensation system. Read on for more.
Read on for a review of the many sides of See Through Dresses and their era-influenced sound.
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Weird cassette noises explained (in the column); Poliça, Dumb Beach; See Through Dresses Saturday | Lazy-i
The squeaks and beeps that are the nature of cassette tapes and what's on the menu for this weekend, other than turkey.
More here about Friday's infamous Cat Power show and an exploration of Marshall's well-being.
Live Review: Cat Power’s Chan Marshall Struggles through marathon solo performance; Hear Nebraska launches Kickstarter | Lazy-i
Read on for details from last Friday's "unglued" Cat Power performance as well as information on HN's forthcoming compilation album.
Cat Power, The Sons of O’Leaver’s, Travelling Mercies, Swearin’ tonight; The Audacity, Phox Saturday | Lazy-i
Prepare your "meows" for a night full of Cat Power! Also find out the correct way to pronounce her commonly mispronounced name.
RIP MoJoPo; Almost Music launches series; Cults, Mood Rings tonight; Alexander Payne’s view of Nebraska (in the column) | Lazy-i
The loss of an Omaha musical friend and the new additon of the Almost Music Concert Series, starting in December, all detailed here.