El Torreon Is Making A Comeback Push, But They Need Kansas City’s Help

El Torreon Is Making A Comeback Push, But They Need Kansas City’s Help

By | October 23, 2014 at 2:47 pm | No comments

El Torreon KickStarter Page Here. According to an article originally published on Biz Journals back in April, the formerly-awesome space known as the Kansas City music venue, El Torreon (Midtown), received a religious makeover earlier this year. Way before dubstep made…

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NEWS: Ron Ron’s “Bride Of Frankenstein 3.0″ Will Be Out On KC Landmarks & Studio B Very Soon

NEWS: Ron Ron’s “Bride Of Frankenstein 3.0″ Will Be Out On KC Landmarks & Studio B Very Soon

By | October 23, 2014 at 1:27 pm | No comments

We just got word that Kansas City's favorite "Skitzo-Frinik" MC, Ron Ron, has new material coming out through KC Landmarks, in conjunction with Studio B. The release date is unknown at this time, but according to a source, Ron Ron's forthcoming release will be titled "The Bride…

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GALLERY: Glitch Mob @ Midland [Photos by Silas Cook Photography]

GALLERY: Glitch Mob @ Midland [Photos by Silas Cook Photography]

By | October 22, 2014 at 3:13 pm | No comments

Silas Cook recently trekked up to the Midland Theater in Kansas City, MO to catch The Glitch Mob live and in action. This is not the first time Silas has contributed concert photography before, so keep an eye out for future gallery…

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Have The Royals Run Out Of “Magic Dust” On Their Postseason Carpet Ride?

Have The Royals Run Out Of “Magic Dust” On Their Postseason Carpet Ride?

By | October 22, 2014 at 1:02 pm | No comments

2014 World Series Game 1 San Francisco - 7 Kansas City - 1 I had every inclination to think that last night's Game 1 would probably be the toughest test for the Royals offense yet during the postseason. The nemesis looking down from the mound to Kansas City's home-field…

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RECOMMENDED: Scientist – “Scientist Rids The World Of The Evil Curse Of The Vampires”

RECOMMENDED: Scientist – “Scientist Rids The World Of The Evil Curse Of The Vampires”

By | October 21, 2014 at 1:56 pm | No comments

Consider this "recommendation" a throwback. Over the weekend, a friend of mine recommended me to what he referred to as one of "the greatest albums ever produced". Bold claim? Yes. But after some quick research, the 1981 original LP (digitally remastered by Green Sleeves…

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Killer Mike & El-P Feature Zack de la Rocha For New Run The Jewels Track, “Close Your Eyes”

Killer Mike & El-P Feature Zack de la Rocha For New Run The Jewels Track, “Close Your Eyes”

By | October 21, 2014 at 1:16 pm | No comments

Killer Mike and El-P have put together one of the most bold and interesting hip hop duos, but on this latest Run The Jewels track, they called on the old Rage vocalist, Zack de la Rocha, to come through and bless the mic for "Close Your Eyes". We're not entirely sure as to…

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VIDEOS: Big KRIT & Jadakiss Rocked KC Royals Gear Last Night In Lawrence & KC, Respectively

VIDEOS: Big KRIT & Jadakiss Rocked KC Royals Gear Last Night In Lawrence & KC, Respectively

By | October 20, 2014 at 6:45 pm | No comments

by SbMick by Don Digi The Kansas City area is on fire right now, and a lot of it has to do with the Kansas City Royals blowing through the American League on their way to their first World Series game since 1985. A couple of equally on-fire shows went down in Kansas…

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Q&A w/ Jarvis Jones of “The Loop KC” Street Wear Boutique

Q&A w/ Jarvis Jones of “The Loop KC” Street Wear Boutique

By | October 18, 2014 at 2:31 pm | No comments

Kansas City native, Jarvis Jones has big things on the way. In the next few weeks he is promoting the Record Bar-hosted battle between Marty Notes and The Abnorm and opening his own street wear shop on 39th and Broadway, The Loop KC. He tells us that The Loop will be carrying…

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New P. Morris Teaser Tracks [Bear Club Music Group]

New P. Morris Teaser Tracks [Bear Club Music Group]

By | October 17, 2014 at 3:35 pm | No comments

Former Lawrence, KS-local, P. Morris, has two new videos up just within the past two days highlighting some tracks from his upcoming LP. The name of that LP escapes me right now, but these tracks are further proof as to the gold that is probably sitting in his unreleased…

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OP-ED: Kansas City Royals Fans Are Living A Euphoric Dream State Right Now

OP-ED: Kansas City Royals Fans Are Living A Euphoric Dream State Right Now

By | October 16, 2014 at 4:07 pm | No comments

Not all predictions are accurate. But how did the Kansas City Royals 2014 squadron of players completely blow through the American League on their way to what is now their first World Series birth since 1985? Magic? Perhaps there was some kind of helpful dust sprinkled over…

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Lindquist Press Offering “Unarmed Civilian” T-Shirt Benefit For Ferguson Protesters

Lindquist Press Offering “Unarmed Civilian” T-Shirt Benefit For Ferguson Protesters

By | October 15, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments

[Photo by Eddie Talmadge] Local printer, Eric Lindquist went to his Facebook page recently, offering a new design from his shop. In simple white letters mapped on a black tee, the words “Unarmed Civilian” are printed. He was actively involved in some of the protests in…

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Futuro Presents Distal in Westport This Month

Futuro Presents Distal in Westport This Month

By | October 14, 2014 at 6:08 pm | No comments

Kansas City DJs, Sigrah and NMEZEE, are following up DJ Earl and Traxman with Distal on October 22nd. Distal has been pumping out a steady diet of signed beats on the ears of electronic music fans for years. Out of any previous Futuro parties at the Riot Room, Distal's…

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RECOMMENDED: Last Night’s Rinse FM Show w/ Hyperdub & TekLife

RECOMMENDED: Last Night’s Rinse FM Show w/ Hyperdub & TekLife

By | October 13, 2014 at 6:43 pm | No comments

What a monster this is. Some of the TekLife juke/footwork collective, including DJ Spinn, had their mixes highlighted on the spectacle that always is the online radio station, Rinse FM, in conjunction with the London's Hyperdub label. If you need a shining example as to…

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Dutch Young & Belligerent, aka Two4One, Deliver “Strumble” Via Soundcloud

Dutch Young & Belligerent, aka Two4One, Deliver “Strumble” Via Soundcloud

By | October 12, 2014 at 5:00 pm | No comments

Just a couple of days ago, Kansas City rap tandem, Two4One, just released "Strumble" as a streaming track on their soundcloud page. Since releasing Bargain Basement Shit last year, the duo have not released much in the way of a 2nd album, but keep paying attention to them,…

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RECOMMENDED: Reggie B’s “Hands Up” Mike Brown Tribute Song

RECOMMENDED: Reggie B’s “Hands Up” Mike Brown Tribute Song

By | October 10, 2014 at 5:32 pm | No comments

Has the stateside hip hop music community put their best foot forward in putting America's military industrial complex on blast since the Mike Brown killing in Ferguson, Missouri? Most conscious, forward-thinking minds in the global hip hop arena would probably have to answer…

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