Monday, May 31, 2010

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

summer concert schedule for st. louis

hey wodes. here's a list of some shows that aren't sold out for you omaha folk to think about when you plan your next visit.

Caribou. Monday, June 7- The Firebird
Dave Matthews. Wednesday, June 16- Riverport
Jay Ferrar. Thursday, June 17- Off Broadway
Blit-thunz. Monday, June 21- Off Broadway
Robert Randolph. Friday, July 16- The Pageant
Tom Petty. Sunday, July 18- Riverport
Nathaniel Rateliff (dude from The Wheel). Tuesday, July 20- Off Broadway
Kings of Leon (for the 3rd time in STL touring the same album... yikes). Friday, July 23-Riverport
Deer Tick. Thursday, August 5- Off Broadway
Gogol Bordello. Friday, August 6- The Pageant
Better Than Ezra. Saturday, August 7- The Pageant
Phoenix. Monday, August 9- The Pageant
Cotton Jones. Sunday, August 22- Schlafly Bottleworks
The Black Crowes. Friday, August 27- The Pageant
Lou Fest (including Jeff Tweedy, Fruit Bats, She & Him). Saturday and Sunday, Aug 28-29- Forest Park

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Latest from The National

Pretty good . . .

New LCD Soundsystem

I still haven't made my mind up about these dudes. Some of it is sweet. Some of it is annoying. Their new album fits that same description. "I Can Change" is pretty good.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Your Ears Can Gorge on Goodness!

That delicious ear food is coming to Omaha and St. Louis!
Fruit Bats. August 26th at the Waiting Room. And August 29th at LouFest!
Info HERE and HERE.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Nate Wilson Group

Speakin of remember this band. Remember these guys? Give scatterbrain a try. Makes me wanna party


Shpongle DMT

Remember this band paul? Evidently they put on a strange/awesome show... Pretty narly stuff! The cello is a nice touch. this either on headphones or good speakers and turn it up LOUD.


Not sure if you have heard of this or not, but Jose Gonzalez came out with an album under the name of JUNIP. IMO, a more "complete" sound. Check it.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010


Jimmy Fallon Musical Guests

Mon, May 17 - Public Image Ltd.
Tue, May 18 - Ray Wylie Hubbard
Wed, May 19 - Mumford & Sons
Fri, May 21 - Robbie Dupree

Sunday, May 16, 2010

The Most Amazing Music Video

This music video recently won the One Show Design Awards 'Best in Show', made by choreographing individuals all over the world in front of their web cams. And, on top of being a great video, the song is pretty great.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Congrats Dr. Wode!!!

Three pieces of advice for the new Dr. Wode.

1) Never forget the rhythm of the world....1,2,3,4

2) Always make sure to keep your irrational fears in a safe place....

3) And remember....never, ever, ever, listen to Tom Cruise!

Phish on Jimmy Fallon

Phish played their rendition of the Rolling Stone's "Loving Cup" on Late Nite w/ Jimmy Fallon yesterday. This has always been one of my favorite covers that they do. They did, however, have to keep the jamming to a minimum since the show is only an hour long :)


got lucky last night on these tickets. pujols hits a double in this picture, but we still got swept by the astros...

Thursday, May 13, 2010

To Mander...

Is this what you were telling me about a while back? I think your project made the news!!

$5M Project Aims To Clear Carter Lake Water
Chemical Will Starve Algae, Officials Say

OMAHA, Neb. --
A $5 million project to be conducted during the next two weeks will starve algae in Carter Lake and clear up the water, officials said.

A chemical called alum will be added. It has never been used before at Carter Lake, but the Carter Lake Preservation Society said the chemical is entirely safe. Fishers can even fish from the shore during the process.

The project is five years in the making.

"We had to get together, the two cities, two counties, two states, because everybody was pointing fingers -- well, it's an Iowa lake, no, it's a Nebraska lake, no it's all of this," said Carter Lake resident Jeanne Eibes.

As the alum is added, the algae will starve. The results should be clear relatively quickly, a different story than now.

"When you stand in the lake waist-deep, you can't see your feet. When you put your hands in the water, you can't even see your hand if you bend over. So what this tells us is it's not a fun lake to be in," Eibes said.

The improvement should be dramatic and fast, she said.

The next phase begins in September, when fish will be removed and new fish will be added.

"You can take as many fish as you want, and they're safe to eat," said Tetra Tech's John Holz. "There's not a chance that it could get caught up in fish tissue, in the filets or muscle tissue, for example. The fish in the lake are safe to eat before and after the treatment."

Water clarity should improve to about eight feet within a matter of days, Eibes said.

The lake's treatment should be done by Memorial Day. The project is funded by the cities of Omaha and Carter Lake, and the states of Nebraska and Iowa.

Friday, May 7, 2010

Oh my god.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

uff! been a crazy couple of days

so, album leaf in philly sunday night was with a string quartet (recommended). we saw some dude on the street with a pet parrot. (not the touristy situation in a scheme for money, just some dude with his pet). it was in a church in the middle of center city--pretty crazy watching this from a church pew, especially with hipster's drinking booze out of paper bags. great show though!

and then pearl jam in stl last night!! one for the books. (this one's for you brendan) when they opened with "sometimes", i turn around and see a cop, a dude with a drink tray full of 10 dollar beers, and a blind dude standing in the same area... next thing i know, tray of beer is thrown on the cop, mase was involved... after talking to the guy in front of me, i think the blind guy accidentally spilled the dude's beer, and he flipped out.. there was a scuffle with the blind dude right in the mix. fucking crazy!! and scary. i felt bad for the blind guy b/c he was obviously there for the music (and who could blame him) shit just keeps gettin' weirder.

Hipster to hippie

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Sex and the Single Girl

Caught this on television the other week and fell in love with some of the soundtrack. It reminds me of some of Jon Brion's stuff for Eternal Sunshine, I Heart Huckabees, and Punch-Drunk Love.

It's by Neal Hefti, the guy who also did the The Odd Couple and the old Batman tv show. The strings in The Odd Couple theme song are pretty luscious.

Holy S**T!!!

Primus is coming to Omaha too! woot woot! But wait, its on the same day as black keys...dang it!

Black Keys with The Morning Benders

Outdoors at the Anchor Inn Aug. 9th. Veee niicce!

Monday, May 3, 2010

How to other america lives

Ever wonder what the "other america" listens to? The other america that Anne Braden fought against with the veterans for hope project?

Well, I found it... A cross between Redneck Hillbilly music & heavy metal.