MAKE-UP GAME MEMOIR #3: “DID YOU SEE HOW FAR I HIT THAT?!”

MAKE-UP GAME MEMOIR #3: “DID YOU SEE HOW FAR I HIT THAT?!”

By | February 28, 2015 at 3:17 pm | No comments

I logged a lot of hours, days and nights at the Clark Ketterman fields off Blue Ridge, near Hickman Mills High School. By the time this series of short stories is complete, a lot of my entries will converge on memories that I recall at Clark Ketterman, which was once a premiere…

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ROYALS MUSIC VIDEO ROUNDUP: SPRING TRAINING 2015 EDITION

ROYALS MUSIC VIDEO ROUNDUP: SPRING TRAINING 2015 EDITION

By | February 27, 2015 at 11:03 am | No comments

While many of us are still in convulsions from seeing Alex Gordon 90 feet away from home plate in game 7, it's time to turn over a new page and look to the 2015 MLB season. As of February 24th the full 2015 Royals roster has reported to spring training. With that in mind, let's…

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TONIGHT: JABEE, TWO4ONE, LA FRANCE, PAUL MUSSAN & MORE @ RIOT ROOM

TONIGHT: JABEE, TWO4ONE, LA FRANCE, PAUL MUSSAN & MORE @ RIOT ROOM

By | February 26, 2015 at 7:33 pm | No comments

Tonight at Riot Room, Oklahoma word-smith, Jabee, is set to headline a hip hop show with KC rhymers Two4One, LA France, Paul Mussan, Julz Vern, Lost Cauz and DJ Atom Marquette. The show starts at about 8:00 p.m. We will have some Demencha Mags available here tonight as…

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“JUXTAPOSE” w/ WOODY MCBRIDE, DJ ARCHI & DJ B-STEE [FRIDAY @ UPTOWN ARTS BAR]

“JUXTAPOSE” w/ WOODY MCBRIDE, DJ ARCHI & DJ B-STEE [FRIDAY @ UPTOWN ARTS BAR]

By | February 26, 2015 at 1:48 pm | No comments

The Kansas City Techno crew is bringing Woody McBride aka DJ ESP out to headline their monthly "Juxtapose" DJ night at the Uptown Arts Bar in Midtown Kansas City on Friday night. Also coming through to raze the Meta Hi-Fi Soundsystem upstairs in the Niche room are DJ Archi…

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SALT ‘N PEPA PLAYED A SECRET SHOW IN KC LAST WEEK – WE HAVE PHOTOS TO PROVE IT

SALT ‘N PEPA PLAYED A SECRET SHOW IN KC LAST WEEK – WE HAVE PHOTOS TO PROVE IT

By | February 25, 2015 at 2:36 pm | No comments

[Photos by Philip Koenig for Demencha Magazine] Demencha contributor, Philip Koenig, either keeps his lens to the ground, or just finds himself in the right place at the right time...all the time. Most recently, he found himself at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City on…

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LOCAL SHOWS THE WEEKEND OF 2/27: THE LIFE & TIMES, AND SHY BOYS

LOCAL SHOWS THE WEEKEND OF 2/27: THE LIFE & TIMES, AND SHY BOYS

By | February 25, 2015 at 12:15 pm | No comments

This weekend you've got the opportunity to see some shoegaze stalwarts with local ties, and some indie kids currently making waves. On Friday, the Record Bar plays host to the melodic post-rock of The Life and Times. Singer-guitarist Allen Epley is/was the leader of KC…

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DEMENCHA’S WINTER 2015 ISSUE – JOINT RELEASE EVENTS THIS WEEK

DEMENCHA’S WINTER 2015 ISSUE – JOINT RELEASE EVENTS THIS WEEK

By | February 24, 2015 at 5:04 pm | No comments

  Hi Demencha readers!  If you find yourself in the Kansas City area, join us anytime this week to grab some copies of our new print, "Winter 2015", which is out…

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DARIUS – “LETHARGIC” [PROD. BY ARKUTEC]

DARIUS – “LETHARGIC” [PROD. BY ARKUTEC]

By | February 24, 2015 at 12:31 pm | No comments

Topeka, KS brothers, Darius and Arkutec, have a new track out today called "Lethargic". We've covered a lot of Arktuec's music over recent months, but his brotherly bond with Darius connects them beyond any family ties. Darius lives right down the street from Arkutec in…

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SECOND HAND KING ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM, “BEFORE THE BOMB DROPS” w/ LEAD SINGLE

SECOND HAND KING ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM, “BEFORE THE BOMB DROPS” w/ LEAD SINGLE

By | February 23, 2015 at 4:13 pm | No comments

Kansas City rapper, Joe Stanziola known as Second Hand King has announced a new album,Before The Bomb Drops to be released late spring or early summer. King's last record, Chuck, a longform character study of a mentally ill radio show host and his mysterious disappearance,…

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LION’S NEW ALBUM, “DISQUIET” IS OUT TODAY ON DUSTY INTERNATIONAL

LION’S NEW ALBUM, “DISQUIET” IS OUT TODAY ON DUSTY INTERNATIONAL

By | February 23, 2015 at 12:15 pm | No comments

Kansas City beat producer/drummer, LION, has a new album out today on Dusty International. Not only that, he's also featured in the new print issue of Demencha Mag (release party details coming soon). LION has rocked a couple of our producer showcase events in previous…

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TOM RICHMAN’S NEW JAM, “UPTOWN FUNK!” [RICHMAN FILL MY CUP REMIX]

TOM RICHMAN’S NEW JAM, “UPTOWN FUNK!” [RICHMAN FILL MY CUP REMIX]

By | February 22, 2015 at 1:34 pm | No comments

Bear Club Music Group co-founder, DJ and producer, Tom Richman just dropped a new jewel track, "Uptown Funk!" (Richman Fill My Cup Remix). The Lawrence, KS guy competed in one of the Thre3Style competitions out in Lawrence a couple of years back. We're not sure as to…

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KANSAS CITY’S MC STORM DEBUTS “WE SHININ” VIDEO w/ NUWAYV

KANSAS CITY’S MC STORM DEBUTS “WE SHININ” VIDEO w/ NUWAYV

By | February 19, 2015 at 10:54 am | No comments

Kansas City MC, Storm, is apparently rocking with a new crew. NUWAYV consists of Storm herself, Eveready, Anthem and Khajewel. Storm, as a woman in a male-dominated rap field, has established herself and earned the respect of some of the KC hip hop scene's mover-and-shaker…

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DJ SKU IS COMING BACK INTO TOWN FOR SOME DJ GIGS THIS WEEKEND

DJ SKU IS COMING BACK INTO TOWN FOR SOME DJ GIGS THIS WEEKEND

By | February 19, 2015 at 10:16 am | No comments

The incomparable DJ SKU has been living in Los Angeles for the past several years. Before he jetted out of the Kansas City area, he was regarded as one of the best DJs in town. An entire wave of freshly-turned 21 year old club-goers have unfortunately missed out. SKU is…

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DEMENCHA MAGAZINE’S WINTER 2015 COVER REVEALED…

DEMENCHA MAGAZINE’S WINTER 2015 COVER REVEALED…

By | February 17, 2015 at 12:07 pm | No comments

As EIC here at Demencha, I am elated to announce that we do have a new print issue coming out very soon. Within a matter of days, copies will be in my hands. They will be slick and colorful. They will smell like roses, almost. All kidding aside, it has been a hell of a ride…

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PETE ROCK & SLUM VILLAGE ARE COMING TO WESTPORT IN MARCH

PETE ROCK & SLUM VILLAGE ARE COMING TO WESTPORT IN MARCH

By | February 16, 2015 at 1:10 pm | No comments

On Monday, March 16th, NY rap legend Pete Rock, alongside some Midwest legends in their own right, Slum Village, are coming to the Riot Room in Westport. Kansas City DJ, Jamel Rockwell will be holding down the turntables and hosting. Pete Rock is just about as royal as hip hop…

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