… in which Chris Haghirian and Michael Byars, the co-hosts, offer you, the listener, a selection of sound from them, the bands. A bit of local flavor starts the show, we get into artists that will be gracing the KC area in the next few weeks, and the music of Fleetwood Mac and Radiohead gets the cover treatment.
The Empty Spaces – Party Line
The Caves – Bad Astronomy
Billy Gibbons and Company – Oh Well
Gardens & Villa – Gypsy
Purity Ring – Ungirthed
Sharon Van Etten – Love More
School of Seven Bells – Subterranean Homesick Alien
The SVIIB cover of “Subterranean Homesick Alien” is available as part of a compilation organized by the good folks at German magazine Muzik Express. For a listen to the other songs, please direct your attention … here.
We now respectfully yield to the editor-in-chief of The Deli Magazine-Kansas City, Michelle Bacon:
- Artists on Trial with Jesse Kates of The Sexy Accident
- Album review: The Empty Spaces – Party Line (EP)
- On The Beat with Sergio Moreno of The Hillary Watts Riot and alacartoona
- Show preview: Sonic Spectrum Dealer’s Choice at recordBar
- Grinding Gears with Chris Meck of Tiny Horse
As July yields to August (where the temperatures are finally going to start warming up a little, we think), the concert calendar continues to show many good things in our future – with the Pitch Music Showcase on the horizon this Saturday.
Monday, July 30
- Fang Island/Zechs Marquise/Various Blonde at Czar
- Girl in A Coma/The Black Box Revelation at The Riot Room
Tuesday, July 31
- Sonia Leigh/Scott Ford at The Riot Room
- The Night Beats/The Conquerors at Replay
- Those guys that sang that song about Mr. Jones at Starlight
Wednesday, August 1
- Apples For Archers at Kauffman Stadium at 6pm before The Royals game
- Jessica Lea Mayfield/The Wooden Sky at recordBar
- Vagabond Swing at The Brick
Thursday, August 2
- Kids & Explosions/Ebony Tusks/Robb Steele at recordBar
Friday, August 3
- Brainbow/Parts Of Speech/Knife Crime at The Riot Room
- Cowboy Indian Bear/Heartscape Landbreak at Replay
- Glossary/The Grisly Hand at Jackpot
- Hot Dog Skeletons/Eric Sommer/Hide in the Shallows/Austin Thompson at recordBar
Saturday, August 4
- She’s A Keeper EP release/Olassa/The Natural State at Czar
- Eleni Mandell/Ruddy Swain/Mikal Shapiro at Davey’s
- The Empty Spaces/Hidden Pictures/SONA at Jackpot
- Pitch Music Showcase in Westport (see below)
Because Michael was instantly transformed into a big Sharon Van Etten fan by the song Chris shared, here’s more for you to see and hear:
p.s. You did hear the part about The Mailbox giving away tickets to her upcoming show, right? Right???
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