TKO's first three releases — two albums and a mixtape — came out in a little more than a year, and he has built his lighting-fast raps into a prolific output of more than 50 songs.
On Friday, the Grammy Awards dragged their nomination announcements out over half a day. Maybe they needed to drum up excitement somehow because it was a such a dull list.
Record Store Day's Black Friday seemed to be a success once again.
Record collectors and music fans love this time of year.
Next week, Cursive will reissue it's breakthrough album, "The Ugly Organ." In February and March, it will tour the country with a cello player to revisit that material. And yesterday, Cursive frotnman Tim Kasher took to Reddit to answer questions from fans.
When 311 is away, its members get to play.
More shows should be like that one.
The country music superstar's new album is his first in 13 years.
You could feel it in your feet and in your gut as the Iowa-bred rock band chugged through its 90-minute set Thursday at the CenturyLink Center Omaha.
Taylor Swift wants better record sales. That seems to be the main motivator behind Swift and her record label, Big Machine, removing the country-turned-pop singer’s songs from Spotify.
Phillie band Hop Along will release its next album with Omaha's Saddle Creek Records.
Orenda Fink found herself in “a crazy deep depression.”
Blue Moon Ghetto’s “Shine All the Time” was a local anthem, and it became one of the most popular songs from an Omaha rock band.
On the biggest night of his “Days of Gold” tour, Owen played to a crowd that nearly filled the 9,000-capacity Lincoln arena.
Last night, Skrillex shook the windows in downtown Lincoln.
Sennheiser's Momentum headphones are the most comfortable things I've ever put on my head.
The Rural Alberta Advantage is really exciting live.
The lesser-known fight song dates back more than a century ago, and it’s getting new life with a recently released and quite excellent version by The Killigans.
Just under 4,500 people joined Ringo in singing "With a Little Help From My Friends" and "Yellow Submarine."
The 11th annual Lincoln music festival kicks off Tuesday at nine venues in the capital city.
When the electropop duo marched onto the stage, the audience showed it was ready with a roar of cheers. But it appeared that the band needed some time to fully embrace the performance.
On Saturday, Lorde packed in a crowd at Stir Cove in Council Bluffs.
Cocktails in the front. Rock ’n’ roll in the back.
Like the annual Record Store Day, Cassette Store Day is the time to get exclusive cassette tapes at your favorite independent record store.
Reverb Lounge is a new music venue in Benson, and it opens with a show Sunday from lo-fi rock pioneers Sebadoh.
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