When does a song brand itself upon you? When you get a tattoo while singing it, of course. Read the story of "Used to Believe," which JKutchma played at Iron Brush in Lincoln while being inked.
The Thermals' Hutch Harris knows Nebraska music, and has for years. His knowledge makes up some of the shadows, the memories, he keeps with them on the song "The Sunset," examined here.
Baby Tears whisper, "Head of the Gorgon, head of the Gorgon," a mythical formula to defeating the Kraken sea monster. Read the rest of the recipe here as we examine "Stygian Witches."
How does a piece of one song lead to another? Pretty & Nice's "Yonkers" shows evidence. Our own Love Drunk filmed the Boston band last May, and tonight, they play Omaha's Waiting Room. Read on.
In 1815, when Franz Schubert was writing his third symphony at age 18, Susanna Perry Gilmore’s violin was turning 39. Read on for more backstory in this Q&A with the Omaha Symphony's concertmaster.
Daniel Pujol talks about the "manic sort of hyperbolic need to be able to articulate oneself" as he articulates his answers to questions about "Psychic Pain." See his band at O'Leaver's on Friday.
It took a computer crash to turn Darren Keen's newest album for Touch People toward the minimalist electronic project it's becoming. Read about and listen to one song, "Body Rhythm," in-depth to learn why.
Managing editor Michael Todd dissects a song his friend Logan Vath wrote two years ago in Biloxi, Miss., a song that speaks to the two-sided nature of a successful relationship.
Josh James tells the true story of a good friend who passed away and the song that helped him through. This is how "The Train, the Drink and the Dawn" by Kill County was written.
From the more than two-year, gentle journey of a pair of sunglasses to the progression of a song brought back from the dead, and another's part three, Satchel Grande examines their last concert.