The Reader Next 15

Pay attention to these names. These are the band's that the Reader's music writing team think have the best chance of making some noise in 2013.

Hector Anchondo
Universe Contest
Travelling Mercies
Lil’ Slim Blues Band
Levi William
Domestica
Eli Mardock
Darren Keen 
Snake Island
InDreama
UUVVWWZ
Yuppies
Solid Goldberg
Dim Light
Peace of Shit

entered on 12/06/12 at 12:51 PM | read more »


The Reader Next 15

Pay attention to these names. These are the band's that the Reader's music writing team think have the best chance of making some noise in 2013.

Hector Anchondo
Universe Contest
Travelling Mercies
Lil’ Slim Blues Band
Levi William
Domestica
Eli Mardock
Darren Keen 
Snake Island
InDreama
UUVVWWZ
Yuppies
Solid Goldberg
Dim Light
Peace of Shit

entered on 12/06/12 at 12:51 PM | read more »


The Reader Top 20

Every year, the Reader's music team sends in their picks for Omaha's leading bands. Then we meet, discuss and select the 20 bands that made the biggest impact in the past year. It's not exactly scientific, but in the end, we at the Reader feel that the band's listed below represent a good cross-section of what's happening in eastern Nebraska's clubs, bars and music venues. Meet the Reader's Top...

entered on 12/03/12 at 11:30 AM | read more »


From Boss To Barroom

This time, there was no unexpected discovery. No band that cropped up out of nowhere to knock me back and demand my attention.

That may just be thanks to the accessibility of music these days. Any band I might want to know about, I can check out in a digital instant.

So with a schedule filled with bands that I had already heard of to check out, there was just no time to stumble upon a great...

entered on 03/20/12 at 09:50 AM | read more »


Representing Down South

Nebraska's musical contingency at SXSW took on forms from traditional polka to electronic music-backed performance art. Here's what our eyes and ears took in:

Harouki Zombi:

Featuring Orenda Fink (Azure Ray, Art In Manila, O+S) and Nina Barnes (Of Montreal), this dance/performance art project aims and fires at all senses, with spinning dance beats providing the soundtrack to a cast of...

entered on 03/20/12 at 09:09 AM | read more »


Awarding Omaha’s Best

Call it a big surprise.

The Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards ended its sixth annual awards ceremony Sunday night with an unexpected first, when Galvanized Tron became the first hip-hop or rap artist to be crowned  the Artist of the Year.

The hulking rapper quickly leapt on stage, dispensed a quick, heartfelt thanks and bounded back off stage.

Galvanized Tron performed about 10 minutes...

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Omaha Girls Rock expands camp
by Chris Aponick

* Registration for the 2014 Omaha Girls Rock camp is now open to girls ages 8 to 18. The camp, which will take place at the Holland ... more »



The Faint announce new album
by Chris Aponick

The Faint will release Doom Abuse, their sixth studio album, Tuesday, April 8th on SQE Music.

The 12-song album is now available for ... more »



Gorillas, McPherson, Whitmore
by B.J. Huchtemann

The 21st Saloon celebrates the return of the Gas House Gorillas Thursday, April 10, 6-9 p.m. The Brooklyn-based band calls their ... more »



Studebaker John, Guitars & Gorillas
by B.J. Huchtemann

Studebaker John will actually be at McKenna’s this Friday, April 4, 8 p.m. Last week's column contained an error from incorrect ... more »



Remembering Dave
by Tim McMahan

It began in November 1992. I was a few years out of college at UNO, already working full time at Union Pacific, but still writing ... more »



Totally Crushing on Millions of Boys
by Tim McMahan

Omaha power-pop punk band Millions of Boys’ new 10-inch record, Competing for Your Love, is a 180-gram slab of vinyl complete with ... more »



Future Tense: 2012 Music Predictions, Pt. 2
by Tim McMahan

And now, the conclusion of my annual music predictions columns, where I gaze into the glossy black finish of a Fender Squier and see ... more »



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