From the Stereo to Your Screen: The Flys & Disturbing Behavior

From the Stereo to Your Screen: The Flys & Disturbing Behavior

"Got You (Where I Want You)," by The Flys, from Disturbing Behavior https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lwgQRUfKy8 We're smack-dab in the middle of some serious '90s nostalgia at the moment. People who grew up on Nickelodeon and MTV's Total Request Live are now at the point where they have kids o

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Yes co-founder Jon Anderson on the band’s history and influences

Yes co-founder Jon Anderson on the band's history and influences

Since its founding nearly 50 years ago, Yes has been one of the defining players of progressive rock. From 1971's classically tinged Fragile to 1983's p...

Source: www.pitch.com/music/interviews/blog/20974249/yes-cofounder-jon-anderson-on-the-bands-history-and-influences

Blondie and Garbage turned the Kauffman Center into a rock club last night

Blondie and Garbage turned the Kauffman Center into a rock club last night

Blondie & Garbage: The Rage & Rapture Tour With John Doe and Exene Cervenka The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts Tuesday, July 18 The show at the K...

Source: www.pitch.com/music/concert-reviews/blog/20868052/blondie-and-garbage-turned-the-kauffman-center-into-a-rock-club-last-night

Jimmy Webb gets metaphysical ahead of Wednesday’s Liberty Hall appearance

Jimmy Webb gets metaphysical ahead of Wednesday's Liberty Hall appearance

JImmy WebbRockstars and BabiesSongwriter Jimmy Webb has written many, many songs you know: half a dozen of Glen Campbell's greatest hits, Art Garfunkel's �...

Source: www.pitch.com/music/blog/20867686/jimmy-webb-gets-metaphysical-ahead-of-wednesdays-liberty-hall-appearance

Peter Frampton talks about his (screen) legacy ahead of his Tuesday show at Starlight

Peter Frampton talks about his (screen) legacy ahead of his Tuesday show at Starlight

Peter FramptonJohn LillGuitar god and '70s rock icon Peter Frampton has been making music for decades, so there's no end to the stories the man could tell...

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Shirley Manson trash-talks ageism ahead of Garbage’s tour with Debbie Harry; show Tuesday at the Kauffman Center

Shirley Manson trash-talks ageism ahead of Garbage's tour with Debbie Harry; show Tuesday at the Kauffman Center

Shirley Manson has logged two decades as the singer for Garbage, but that’s only further rarefied her status. Women musicians, she’ll tell you, have lo...

Source: www.pitch.com/music/interviews/article/20866246/shirley-manson-trashtalks-ageism-ahead-of-garbages-tour-with-debbie-harry

Talking ‘Reoccurring Dream Theme’ with Westerners ahead of this weekend’s album-release shows

Talking 'Reoccurring Dream Theme' with Westerners ahead of this weekend's album-release shows

I showed up early to my interview with Lawrence indie-rock quartet Westerners, so I sat outside in the sun on a late Sunday afternoon, listening to the ban...

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Review of Eve 6’s self-titled at Modern Vinyl

eve 6 cover Eve 6’s self-titled debut is nearly 20 years old, and I only just listened to it all the way through. It’s weird when an album as omnipresent as this finally makes its way to vinyl, because it’s not like you can’t easily snag a copy of the compact disc in any record store dollar bin. Despite this being a platinum record, it’s the sort of thing which dominated the ‘90s alt-rock scene: an album with a big, inescapable single that led to a sophomore album which was more of the same. Read the full review at Modern Vinyl. Published 1/19/17

Black Friday Record Store Day roundups

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KC's record shops were a busy delight Friday morning and afternoon. The Black Friday installment of Record Store Day might not inspire the sort of fervent capitalistic enthusiasm of its better-known April counterpart, but this particular cold gray morning seemed to keep people at home drinking coffee a little longer than usual.
Read a round-up of the goings-on at various KC record shops at the Pitch. Published 11/28/16 Music_GrislyHandCREDITPaulAndrews2016.583481b20a62e
With Black Friday just around the corner, we know you’ll find yourself beginning to seek out cool and interesting gifts for friends and family. Rather than buying another iTunes gift card for that stocking stuffer, we suggest you head out to one of the many excellent local record shops to buy an actual physical release from a local act. Whether it’s a benefit album, pop, metal, or lo-fi punk, there should be something for all tastes in this roundup of the latest local releases.
Read a round-up of the best local releases to snag on Black Friday, also at the Pitch. Published 11/22/16