Ink's fifth annual Middle of the Map Fest returned to Westport and Midtown in Kansas City, Missouri from April 22-25.
Monday night at the Firebird was full of deja vu, with bands performing that I had either seen many times before or could have sworn I had.
Each year hundreds of musicians perform live in the intimate confines of the Magnolia Avenue Studios of 88.1 KDHX.
Each month, this site features numerous photography pieces based on the work of the intrepid members of KDHX's pool of volunteer photographers.
Filled with Adam Turla's sonorous vocal rumbles and haunting cello strains by Sarah Balliet, Indiana's Murder by Death forgoes Hoosier State earnestness for something dark and deep.
The rigors of touring are not for the faint of heart. The time away from home and loved ones is difficult enough, and when added to bad food, cold dressing rooms and bandmate farts in the van, those endless miles can wreak havoc on one's soul.