Taking Shape

Instrumental rock wasn't the initial plan for the Answer Team.

As the band was beginning, they kept seeking and finding vocalists. And each time, they kept losing them.

“None of us wanted to be in an instrumental band,” drummer Brandon Bone says.

But each time the Answer Team would play without a vocalist, people would recommend the band stick to it.

They ultimately embraced their...

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Dim Light celebrates new single with release show

* Dim Light will celebrate release of a seven-inch single with a show Saturday, August 20th at Brothers Lounge, 3812 Farnam Street. The single features “For You” and “Maggas”, both of which were recorded at Sleepy House Audio, bassist Tom Barrett's home studio. It is being released by Grotto Records, the label associated with the Antiquarium record store. The show, featuring Minneapolis'...

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Warped Tour Memories

* Between torrential downpours Thursday, I caught two distinctly different live music events. The day started early at Westfair Amphitheater in Council Bluffs for the 2011 Vans Warped Tour. The sprawling summer road show is amazingly organized. It crams a bucketload of bands into one day's worth of shows and then pops up a day later in a different city. What originally was billed as a punk and...

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Backbeat 8/4

* Saddle Creek Records' love of JEFF the Brotherhood is not hard to discern, as you can often spot a label staffer wearing a t-shirt emblazoned with the two-piece Nashville band's name. While Backbeat always assumed that would lead the Creek to signing the fuzzed-out, stripped down Weezer acolytes, that as yet to happen. But it apparently has fixed Saddle Creek's gaze on Nashville. The label...

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Digital Leather album imminent

* Digital Leather's next release Infinite Sun is now somewhere in the wide world of shipping. The records will first be sent to San Diego's Volar Records, the label releasing the record. The first batch of special edition vinyl then goes to people who pre-ordered the record via Digital Leather's Kickstarter.com fund raising campaign. Kickstarter donors should also receive a download code from...

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Baby Tears named Nebraska’s best new band

* Against the Grain, fresh off a tour supporting legendary hardcore band The Meatmen, will play Tuesday, July 26 at Brothers Lounge, 3812 Farnam St. The Detroit band will be joined by local punk band the F**king Party, who just returned from their own summer tour. The show is $5 and starts at 9:30 p.m.

* Baby Tears have spread their notorious name all the way east to Beantown. Alternative...

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