Interview: The Good Life’s Tim Kasher on Saddle Creek culture, his passion for filmmaking and the significance of Omaha in 2015

The Good Life Gabe’s — Sunday, Sept. 6 at 9 p.m. Suffice to say, Tim Kasher, lead vocalist and frontman for Saddle Creek mainstays Cursive and The Good Life, has long since made his mark on the indie music scene. After the meteoric rise of Cursive in the early ’00s following the success of The […]

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Live Music Preview: June 20-29

Sonny and the Sunsets

I know I’m not alone in saying Cursive will always have a place in my heart. They emerged when indie rock was a big deal. Anyone who was anyone was paying attention to Omaha’s Saddle Creek Records. If you haven’t listened to 2003’s … […]

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Iowa City Weekender: June 20-23


Joshua Hoffman, your regular Weekender columnist, is off on vacation. As such, this edition of the Iowa City Weekender has been hijacked by yours truly. Still reading? Great, because there are lots of exciting events to check out this weekend. Lets talk about them. Thursday, June 20 Cursive w. Digital Leather, The Olympics | 9:00 […]

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Iowa City Weekender: March 22-25

Mission Creek is next week, but you will see that this weekend is no calm before the storm. As per usual we have events that are uniquely “Iowa City,” with some super powerful national/international acts throughout. The Weekender got a bit of a late release today, so I’ll waste no more time. Let’s get down […]

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On the Beat: Take a chance

As I sat at the Pressed And concert at the Mill on Feb. 7, I watched a couple of young men rock the stage. “Rock” might be inaccurate as they were sitting cross-legged for the show. Anyway, the spacey, hip-hop styled instrumental music that the two were making live fit well with the videos of […]

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