Vox Sessions: Neatly Knotted
Neatly Knotted performed "Warm Hands" in the Vox office
Ben Chlapek of Neatly Knotted performs in the Vox office on April 3, 2013.
See This: Trampled Under Foot
All-sibling band returns to play the blues at Mojo's
This traditional blues band, made up of siblings Danielle, Kris and Nick Schnebelen, is the product of a heritage of harmonizing. It’s been all about family from the beginning. The Schnebelens’ parents, Robert Schnebelen and Lisa Barnett-Schnebelen, immersed themselves in the Kansas City blues scene. Their band, Little Eva and the Works, provided the soundtrack to the siblings’ childhood.
Hear This: Telekinesis and Kurt Vile
Telekinesis and Kurt Vile have new albums out.
Folk group WeaverMania hits Mid-Mo
Big Muddy Folk Festival takes a cue from history
The Weavers made folk music popular music in the 1950s and now tribute band WeaverMania looks to remember their impact at the Big Muddy Folk Festival.
Flïïght brings psychedelic music to mid-Missouri
The Columbia music collective explodes with sound
A blend of spontaneous vocals and experimental drums, Fliight is punk rock for hippies.
Local screamo band Treebeard to perform at the Bridge
Psychedelic screamo band is geared towards an ambient sound
Mix psychedelic backbeats, some killer vocals and Lord of the Rings and you get Treebeard, a local screamo band that draws inspiration from video game soundtracks. Treebeard will perform with Sick of the Day at the Bridge on March 23.
The Vox Playlist: Coming Home
Whatever road trip you take this spring, let these 10 tracks from photographer Stuart Palley's personal travel playlist guide you home.
Dessa raps and sings at Mojo's
Minneapolis artist to perform in CoMo
In a genre dominated by Nicki Minaj and other over-personified pop stars, Dessa is refreshing — and a little unusual. Her work is a melding of speedy spoken word, lilting harmonies and blunt rapping.
See This: No Justice
Country band No Justice aims to please at the Snorty Horse Saloon
The Oklahoma based country band No Justice is going to play at Snorty Horse Saloon again. With the release of their latest album last December, the material is new, but the sound is a return to form.
In the garage: The Dorians
Long-time friends strive for a versatile sound
The Dorians - Columbia natives and long-time friends-practice in a makeshift playing space in the basement of two of their members’ Columbia home.
Best of Columbia nominee releases debut album
Pluto's Still a Planet has big sound
Pluto’s Still A Planet released its debut album, Gravitron, on Feb. 1 and is nominated for Inside Columbia’s Best of Columbia award for best local band.
Columbia small music venue, Hair Hole, closes its doors
The Hair Hole has been home to shows and practice and recording space for over four years
The Hair Hole has been home to shows and practice and recording space for over four years.
Vilde Vociferously Validates Violin
Internationally celebrated violinist Vilde Frang to play at Missouri Theatre
At age 12, Norwegian violinist Vilde Frang was asked to play with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra...no big deal. Since then she’s toured internationally, trying to get a feel for each city she visits. A down-to-earth Frang talks musical taste, globetrotting and her upcoming concert in Columbia.
Flux Bikes Performs at True/False
A band of brothers, Flux Bikes, makes music using bicycles.
Quirky tunes come to True/False with help of brothers and bikes
Rob and Martin Frye plan to share their innovative music with Columbia during the 2013 True/False film festival
This band of brothers plays to the beat of a different... bicycle. Learn about the quirky band and check out their sound at this year’s True/False festival.
The Vox Playlist: Bands of True/False
Here's a preview of some of the artists performing at this year's True/False Festival.
(Web Exclusive) Here's a preview of some of the artists performing at this year's True/False Festival.
Reelin’ in the years
Bands reminisce about playing T/F
The films at True/False are always changing, but there has been some continuity in the festival’s 10-year run: the bands.
Album Review: Shout Out Louds' Optica
Shout Out Louds experiment with sound
(Web Exclusive) With a new album released, Shout Out Louds experiments with new sounds.
Local bands find success with crowdfunding
The harmonious relationship between vinyl and crowd funding
With the aid of crowdfunding, bands are using more independently controlled ventures to create music their way. Vinyls are far from being a thing of the past as local bands show.
In the Garage: Curtain Co.
The electronic duo opens their practice space to Vox
While Dominick Lee lays down beats inspired by the late, legendary hip-hop producer J Dilla, Curtis composes melodies on a couple of retro synthesizers and sings in a poppy croon.