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by WinchesterMysteryHouse
Sun Jan 01, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Kansas City Music
Replies: 135
Views: 17235

Re: Kansas City Music

I'll check out Psychic Heat's recording, I was at their first show in KC at a defunct place called Outpost on the Lower Westside. I could tell then that they were good. I didn't listen to much local music this year, was hoping for a year-end retrospective that might help with the catch-up. First mus...
by WinchesterMysteryHouse
Fri Dec 09, 2016 10:46 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Kansas City Music
Replies: 135
Views: 17235

Re: Kansas City Music

The Conquerors' - "Wyld Time" Tongues - Self Titled There were a lot of good, small releases. It's hard to say what the "best" was. Unfortunately our world is a hierarchical one and I just need to contextualize my opinion for discussion. If I could give the children a world with...
by WinchesterMysteryHouse
Mon Nov 21, 2016 4:55 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Kansas City Music
Replies: 135
Views: 17235

Re: Kansas City Music

Lets start compiling a year-end list. The best Kansas City record of the year is Umberto's 'Alienation.' Yes, Umberto now resides and records in LA. Anyone have any contributions?
by WinchesterMysteryHouse
Sun Nov 20, 2016 6:58 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Kansas City Music
Replies: 135
Views: 17235

Re: Kansas City Music

A long-running matinee in town is at the Holy Cow Market and Music at 31st and Cherry. I was in attendance today, in fact, and saw Abandoned Bells. I spoke with an old acquaintance about matinees being more amenable to our current lifestyles than nightlife. So goes Gen X https://www.yelp.com/biz/hol...
by WinchesterMysteryHouse
Sun Nov 20, 2016 6:52 pm
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: How important is nightlife in a cosmopolitan city?
Replies: 8
Views: 1311

Re: How important is nightlife in a cosmopolitan city?

People you still live in the midwest, and its still like Footloose here. Congregation is still met with mistrust
by WinchesterMysteryHouse
Sun Nov 20, 2016 6:51 pm
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Downtown Entertainment
Replies: 43
Views: 5296

Re: Downtown Entertainment

Big demographic changes need to occur before you're getting a 1000-person venue operating weekly shows. Around 200K people need to relocate into the metro, and lets assume 20K of them are interested in nightlife, and maybe half of them are interested in live music. Keep heart, this critical mass of ...
by WinchesterMysteryHouse
Fri Nov 04, 2016 9:56 pm
Forum: Kansas Suburbs
Topic: If you HAD to move to the Kansas side, where? (POLL)
Replies: 56
Views: 6260

Re: If you HAD to move to the Kansas side, where would you m

Yeah, to be fair, there are a couple of non-freeway routes through the bottoms. But there's no route that you could walk or bike without feeling complete out of place. Partly that's the desolation of the riverfront and the West Bottoms, but it's mostly just the completely car-only design of the con...
by WinchesterMysteryHouse
Sat Jul 16, 2016 2:19 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Westport
Replies: 1706
Views: 168392

Re: Westport's fate post-P&L

Snipping the thread here for one comment. I saw some Facebook chatter regarding Ca Va, today: "If Cava has to close because the city can't keep up with the times..." Anyone know a rumor about this bar closing? Gotta assume its parking-related.
by WinchesterMysteryHouse
Thu Jul 14, 2016 11:20 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?
Replies: 328
Views: 40406

Re: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?

What's this got to do with the West Bottoms?
by WinchesterMysteryHouse
Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: Kansas City Scene
Topic: wtf is happening to w. 39th?!
Replies: 483
Views: 50337

Re: wtf is happening to w. 39th?!

Is yoga 'whiter' than sitting around the internet and getting excited about which fast food corp has decided to plunk down a franchise in their giant suburban city? No.
Yeah, KCRag is the forum where everyone examines capitalism and how they practice within
by WinchesterMysteryHouse
Fri Jul 01, 2016 5:25 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Why is there so many NIMBYs in KC?
Replies: 21
Views: 2950

Re: Why is there so many NIMBYs in KC?

What is YFC? Oh, youthfront- well, no and this is a false choice. ...nice to see that one year later and my presumptions were correct. My NIMBYISM has borne fruit- the first phase of the Woodside expansion has made a shitshow out of Rainbow from 46th to 47th. There's two stoplights within a block an...
by WinchesterMysteryHouse
Wed Jun 22, 2016 10:53 am
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Kansas City Music
Replies: 135
Views: 17235

Re: Kansas City Music

Thanks, didn't know about that site.
What's a decent rhythm section in town? I need to hear some live drums.
by WinchesterMysteryHouse
Sun Jun 19, 2016 6:37 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Kansas City Music
Replies: 135
Views: 17235

Re: Kansas City Music

http://toomuchrock.com I noticed a photographer at last night's Bad Ideas show was Sid from this website; a place for good video & astute reviews at a steady routine pace. Videos are likely outmoding writing about music in terms of importance to a community. Video is better for the musicians &am...
by WinchesterMysteryHouse
Thu Jun 16, 2016 6:44 pm
Forum: Kansas City Transportation
Topic: KCMO Downtown Streetcar
Replies: 5203
Views: 365661

Re: KCMO Downtown Streetcar

what a shitty thing to say.

So, the streetcars don't have bikeracks?
by WinchesterMysteryHouse
Sun Jun 12, 2016 8:03 pm
Forum: Urban Core
Topic: Liquor Licenses
Replies: 83
Views: 5756

Re: Liquor License Changes

kboish wrote:
mykn wrote:[quote="PumpkinStalker"

Both of these are the examples used in the discussion when the ordinance was passed. The West Bottoms was identified as an area where a majority owner was the sole denier of new licensees coming online.


My money bets that its Monty, owner of the haunted houses and various second-hand shop bldgs, is the 'sole denier.' Ha still playing president down there in the WB.
by WinchesterMysteryHouse
Sun Jun 12, 2016 8:02 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: KC sci|tech|startups|entrepreneurial thread
Replies: 158
Views: 28149

Re: KC sci|tech|startups|entrepreneurial thread

Can anyone link to a story, essay, recollection of the Startup Village experience? Its a fascinating concept, curious to know more. I'm not in Tech and couldn't find a way to utilize the place. I thought the day fees were too high
by WinchesterMysteryHouse
Sun Jun 12, 2016 7:37 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Kansas City Music
Replies: 135
Views: 17235

Re: Kansas City Music

Current KC act Scammers has a similarly lush-sounding electronic LP using fake orchestras:

https://scammers.bandcamp.com/track/if- ... nd-the-one

So far, the best-looking LP cover of the year is this one for Deathly Hollow.

You can catch him this coming Tuesday night @ The Ship, Raggers
by WinchesterMysteryHouse
Sun Jun 12, 2016 7:24 pm
Forum: General Kansas City
Topic: Kansas City Music
Replies: 135
Views: 17235

Re: Kansas City Music

Alright, this is a favorite release of 2016. Former KC act now in Los Angeles making soundtracks,

https://umberto.bandcamp.com/track/white-night

Imagine a PlayStation 1 game about Dead Can Dance, you gotta get the band to the venue on time. No stateside release
by WinchesterMysteryHouse
Tue May 31, 2016 10:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Politics
Replies: 1421
Views: 102284

Re: Politics

Log Cabin Republicans for Clinton.
by WinchesterMysteryHouse
Sat May 14, 2016 8:51 am
Forum: Downtown
Topic: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?
Replies: 328
Views: 40406

Re: Why Can't the West Bottoms Be Redeveloped....?

http://kcmo.gov/news/2016/city-receives ... -the-arts/

100-grand for 'activating public space' in the West Bottoms Reborn project.

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