90s House Revisited

“I’m going to become the ambassador of world peace,” Chaz Bundick says with a laugh. Better known as Toro y Moi, the (almost) 27-year-old musician is at a turning point in his life where he’s beginning to see his music can be used more like a platform.

“We were listening to a couple of jazz records the other day and they were spreading this whole message of world peace,” he explains. “I...

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Analog Awakening

Of Montreal mines its experimentally-tinged psychedelic pop from the insular mind of bandleader and only constant member Kevin Barnes.

Barnes has crafted much of the last decade of Of Montreal material on his own, often building songs piece by piece on a computer.

But the band's new album, Lousy With Sylvianbriar, sees Barnes reinventing and reinvigorating the band by embracing a...

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Sex! Brutality! Death Rap!

The first time I ever heard Necro was the winter of 1999 in East Chicago, Illinois hanging out with a bunch of hip hop heads. While Brittney Spears, Lou Bega and TLC were dominating the radio, these guys were listening to underground hip hop artists like El-P, Non-Phixon and Necro all the time. And it blew my mind.

It’s important to note that internet music sharing services like Napster had...

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Wild Ones

The musicians that make up the experimental group Man Man play a wide array of musical instruments including, but not limited to, the clavinet, saxophone, trumpet, iMoog Little Phatty, French Horn, bass clarinet, drum set, euphonium, Fender Jazz Bass, Danelectro baritone guitar, xylophone, marimba, melodica and various percussive instruments including pots and pans, toy noisemakers, Chinese...

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<p>  Eve to Adam performing at Shamrock's Pub & Grill in Omaha, NE</p>Eve to Adam at Shamrock’s Pub

Shamrock's Pub and Grill hosted the band Eve to Adam Saturday, September 28th. Many Backstage Entertainment fans will remember the two interviews we had with the guys before as they've been in the Omaha area before. It's great developing a friendship with certain bands and them remembering you each time they come back in town. This was the case with the guys in Eve to Adam as we've had really...

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Slim’s Slow Moving Train

Pennsylvania native Langhorne Slim has seen his career gain headway like a 
slow rolling train. Born Sean Scolnick, Slim took his name from his 
hometown Langhorne, Penn.,  a nod to his blues influences. His band The Law takes
 the stage at the Slowdown this Saturday.

So, who is Langhorne Slim? That question might best be answered from the 
title of his current album The Way We Move. The...

entered on 10/03/13 at 10:46 PM | read more »


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Remembering Dave
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Totally Crushing on Millions of Boys
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Future Tense: 2012 Music Predictions, Pt. 2
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