Interview with Nate Allen

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I recently caught up with local musician Nate Allen and subjected him to a rigorous set of pre-screening questions in preparation for a live-in-the-studio interview. Here are the results: Quinton: Let’s start with a standard question: Why are you doing this? Who or what inspired you to begin this arduous quest? Nate: This? When songs show up inside I am compelled to record and perform them. They are a fire that keeps burning. They also provide a source for journaling and processing life I believe curates health in me and ideally others. I write alot of songs hopefully I’ll do this as long as I can. My punk rock fire was lit by Green Day…

Debruit & Alsarah- Aljawal

When two unique artists join to make something you never imagined, you get something close to this album.

Noche Colombiana Dos : ¡Otra Vez!

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After all the attention we received from our first Noche Colombiana, the Latin Lab decided to dive again into the world of Colombian music and cultura!

Don Cheedle to Play Miles Davis

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The “King of Cool” will be on the silver screen rather soon. Don Cheedle is set to play Miles Davis and direct in the new biopic Miles Ahead. The film covers Miles’ transition back into music after a 5 year hiatus in 1975. This musical period included very psychedelic and experimental works, just take a listen to the albums “Dark Magus” or “The Complete On The Corner Sessions”. Cheedle has tried to get a Miles Davis film underway for many years, and we wish him the best with his new endeavor. Miles Ahead is said to hit theaters sometime in late 2014.

Local Art Spotlight: Lawrence Final Fridays

Similar to First Fridays in Kansas City, Final Fridays in Lawrence is a public artwalk that happens on the last Friday of every month. Final Fridays are free(!), open to the public, and go from 5 pm to 9 pm. These artwalks span over 30 locations in Downtown Lawrence and happen all year long! Final Fridays began in 2010 through a coalition of the Lawrence Arts Center, Downtown Lawrence Inc., The Lawrence Cultural Arts Commission, as well as local artists and business owners. This coalition was created to showcase local artists and create an organized event for the public to enjoy art. Lawrence has one of the highest percentages of working artists in the country,…

Hickory Wind

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Hiss Golden Messenger – Lateness of Dancers

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The Budos Band – Burnt Offering

Borgore – #NEWGOREORDER

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A review of Borgore’s show at The Granada.

The Rinse Out’s October Selection

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MVE has some new grime and eco jams for you!

Latin Lab

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Noche Colombiana!  Mira!