profiles + reviews

THE PHADERS

Don't expect to hear "Mustang Sally" from The Phaders, who champion themselves on providing audiences with a more diverse style of rock covers; performing more than just classics of rocks, but deeper tracks - the ones which have slipped through the cracks.
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Nate Dingman – Present Day Man

From the aggressive acoustic intro of Undecided; all the way through to the Clapton-esque electric fade out of Leave Behind, Nate Dingman has presented us with a CD of some of the tastiest rock music to hit the Topeka streets in some time.
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illuminated-anthemous

As part of seveneightfive’s ongoing quest to keep you up to date on all the fresh tunes originating from the Topeka area, we'd like to bring to your attention the latest CD release from Dream Killer University ...
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dead sevens – alienated – cd review

One of the cool things about being associated with seveneightfive magazine is sometimes people walk up to me and hand me free stuff. I love free stuff, specially free CDs. Doug Griffin, manager of the Dead Seve...
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are the people gonna dance?

For local funky brass band Beans & Cornbread, the answer is always YES. Formed around the middle of the last decade, Topeka based Beans & Cornbread is a big ol’ brass band that lays down some serious f...
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andy mckee:

Any musician residing in the Topeka area, who hasn’t heard of Andy McKee, probably lives under a rock with those guys who just learned switching to Geico could save them 15% on their car insurance. All apologie...
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hkk: punk purrfection

Cool cat, looking for a kitty Gonna look in every corner of the city Hailing from the Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Los Angeleez punk rock band Hear Kitty Kitty; are rocking across the Midwest with seven sto...
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invictus celebrates new release

Celebrating the release of their first full-length CD Friday July 22, Topeka hard rockers Invictus is throwing a party at the Kansan Grill, and they want you to be there! It was September of last year when Inv...