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December 2011 Blog Posts (19)

Shaggy Wonda w/ Elephant Quiz at The Mousetrap Friday 12/31

Shaggy Wonda w/ Elephant Quiz at The Mousetrap, Friday 12/31



http://www.shaggywonda.com/

http://www.myspace.com/shaggywonda

http://reverbnation.com/shaggywonda

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Added by The Mousetrap on December 26, 2011 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Year-End Lists 2011: Guest List Spectacular (Part 2)

 

Today’s blog post concludes our series of year-end lists, this time focusing on mostly local and regional musicians I admire and respect. Again, I didn’t get too specific in what I asked for, so there is a variety of different types of list here - I think it’s more fun that way. I have also included some year-end lists from two of my fellow MFT bloggers, Matt Erler and…

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Added by Jon Rogers on December 23, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Year-End Lists 2011: Guest List Spectacular (Part 1)

 

Today, keeping with the Holiday spirit and adding to the feverish flood of year-end lists devouring your electronic news feed, we at MFT present an extensive collection of year-end lists from a few of our favorite people involved in Indiana’s music scene. Tomorrow we’ll see some…

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Added by Jon Rogers on December 22, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Year-End Lists 2011: Jon's Picks

 

For the end of the year, I decided to compile a series of "Best of 2011" lists, which will be posted over the course of the next few days here at MFT. Tomorrow, I will begin posting lists from some of my favorite musicians / critics / promoters / business owners etc., but today, our year-end celebration kicks off with a few lists that I created to highlight some of my personal favorite things this year. Enjoy!

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Added by Jon Rogers on December 21, 2011 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

New Music: Everything, Now!

Everything, Now!'s MFT page

(Includes new album tracks)

Listen while you read!

 

 

I arrived at Ball State…

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Added by Matt Erler on December 20, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Christmas Eve Eve w/ The Max Allen Band and Tonal Caravan

Christmas Eve Eve w/ The Max Allen Band and Tonal Caravan



http://maxallenmusic.com/

http://www.themousetrapbar.com/musician ... al-caravan…

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Added by The Mousetrap on December 19, 2011 at 5:06pm — No Comments

"Punk's Not Dead, It's Just Gone to Moral Rehab"

ABC [Australian Broadcasting] December 15, 2011 [article LINK]

Indonesian sharia police are "morally rehabilitating" more than 60 young punk rock fans in Aceh province on Sumatra…

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Added by Ed on December 14, 2011 at 5:00pm — 5 Comments

Show Previews: Holiday Season Picks - Live Music Indianapolis



We’re all knee-deep into the Holiday season now, and depending on your outlook, that may be exciting, depressing, or infuriating. But this year, there are a handful of reasons to celebrate that don’t involve shopping for in-laws or a fat man sneaking in your house at night to devour your cookies and…

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Added by Jon Rogers on December 14, 2011 at 12:00am — 4 Comments

Flatland Harmony Experiment w/ 3:1 at The Trap, FRI 12/16

Flatland Harmony Experiment w/ 3:1 at The Trap, FRI 12/16

http://flatlandharmonyexperiment.wordpress.com/



Flatland Harmony Experiment is an exciting new band that plays a mixture of Bluegrass, Blues, Americana, Roots, Reggae, Folk, Rock and Jazz in an all acoustic format that we like to call “nügrass”. Drawing influences from a number of diverse styles, Flatland Harmony…

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Added by The Mousetrap on December 12, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

ig Sam's Funky Nation w/ The Twin Cats SATURDAY 12/17 at The Mousetrap.

ig Sam's Funky Nation w/ The Twin Cats SATURDAY 12/17 at The Mousetrap

This is going to be a huge show for the Trap. The Twin Cats will open the night for

New Orleans' own Big sam's Funky Nation! Only $6 at the door.



http://www.bigsamsfunkynation.com…

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Added by The Mousetrap on December 12, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Chad's Show Memories: Flannelgraph Records Holiday Benefit Spectacular 12/8/11

 

Dec 8, 2011

Flannelgraph Records Holiday Benefit Spectacular

The Bishop

Bloomington,…

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Added by Jon Rogers on December 12, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

The Capacity to Affront

Thought I would cross-post this little story from the death of everything, since it is relevant to this site.  Enjoy!

I'm not an innocent when it comes to this.  The very first time I stepped onto a stage with a guitar in my hands, at Bloomington's Second Story back in '86, the primary goal was to send a few shock waves through the crowd.  We had…

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Added by Bill Zink on December 9, 2011 at 1:00am — 13 Comments

New Music: Bonesetters

Bonesetters MFT Page

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The release of Savages was fraught with uncertainty and desperation.…

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Added by Matt Erler on December 8, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Indiana Classic Album: Dust From 1000 Years - Natives

Dust From 1000 Years MFT page

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Added by drew d. on December 8, 2011 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

New Music Indiana: Tammar

Tammar's MFT Page

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Added by Jon Rogers on December 7, 2011 at 12:00am — 5 Comments

Ultraviolet Hippopotamus/Strange Arrangement- The Mousetrap, SAT 12/10

Ultraviolet Hippopotamus/Strange Arrangement- The Mousetrap, SAT 12/10

Doors: free before 9pm

Show: 10pm

Ages: 21+

Cover: $5



Ultraviolet Hippopotamus is an explosive five piece band from Grand Rapids. Hailed as "Michigan's premier improvisational rock band, this touring juggarnaut commands respect wi...th their technical abilities coupled with heartfelt original tunes." -Greg Molitor(MusicMarauders)…



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Added by The Mousetrap on December 5, 2011 at 7:06pm — No Comments

Indiana Music Archive: The Dancing Cigarettes

The Dancing Cigarettes MFT Page

(Listen While You Read)

 



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Added by Jon Rogers on December 2, 2011 at 11:00pm — 5 Comments

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