<p>  Keri Hilson</p>Deleted Scenes heads to O’Leaver’s

* O'Leaver's Pub, 1322 South Saddle Creek Road, welcomes back Deleted Scenes Thursday, September 15th. The Washington, D.C.-based indie rock band has seen favorable reviews for both of its albums in multiple outlets, including Pitchfork. The latest album, just released on Sockets Records, earned a 7.8 rating from Pitchfork, which grades on a 10-point scale. The band's bio sheet describes them...

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More Questions (and Answers) with The Faint

This week continues last week's interview with Todd Fink and Jacob Thiele of The Faint, who, along Clark Baechle, also make up Depressed Buttons. DP had its world premier at House of Loom last Friday night.

I figured while I had Fink and Thiele on the line, I should ask a some questions that have been on my mind a lot time:

Why did it take so long -- sometimes between three to four years --...

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<p>  Gomez</p>On the Same Page

 

Over the course of six albums, Gomez have built a reputation for warping their Brit-pop sound with plenty of genre-hopping tics and off-kilter arrangements.

But the band had a new vision for its seventh album, the recently-released Whatever's On Your Mind, guitarist/vocalist Tom Gray says.

It's a very melodic record, he says. It's a refined, streamlined take on what the band does. The...

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Swing & Soul

The award-winning trio of siblings, Trampled Under Foot, takes the stage at The 21st Saloon on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 5:30 p.m. Based in Kansas City, the band is built around the powerful, soulful vocals of Danielle Schnebelen. See tufkc.com.


CORRECTION TO WHAT APPEARS IN THE PRINT ISSUE OF THE READER: The Lionel Young Band plays on Thursday, Sept. 22, NOT on Sept. 15 as I originally wrote....

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Darren Keen announces Touch People LP

* The Mitch Gettman Band will release their new album We Are The Mad Ones online Monday, September 26th via iTunes, Bandcamp.com and the band's website, mitchgettman.com. On Bandcamp, users will be able to stream the release prior to buying. The band is also releasing "Inherent Blues" off the new album on its website in advance. A video for the track is in the works. CD copies of the release...

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Experiencing Greatness with Roger Weitz

Roger Weitz is the new General Director for Opera Omaha. Weitz took the helm in early August and is excited to return to Omaha. He had his first professional experience in arts administration through a summer internship at Opera Omaha in 1998.

Weitz said though he grew up singing in choirs and taking piano lessons, he never aspired to be a professional singer or musician. After earning a...

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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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