This week, Lil Boosie takes on the Ambassador, Arcade Fire returns to play at Chaifetz Arena, local rapper Nato Caliph presents a showcase at Blank Space and the Faint performs at the Ready Room. From country and indie-pop to psych rock and hip-hop, here are our critics' picks for this week's best c ... More >>
Todd OwyoungTodd Fink of the Faint at the Pageant, December 2008 As if December 1 didn't already have enough hard choices, what with Camera Obscura at Off Broadway and Holly Golightly at the Firebird: Depressed Buttons -- the DJ troupe featuring Faint members Clark Baechle, Todd Fink and Jacob Thiel ... More >>
Better Than: Playing DropkicktheFaint over and over again. It's easy to forget just how ahead of the curve the Faint has always been. Way back in 1999, the Omaha quintet decided to add squelching keyboards to the vanilla guitar-bass-drums combo. The result of the band's decision (1999's Blank-Wa ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, December 12. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.