Far from the madding crowd or the thundering herd, Omaha, Nebraska, is establishing itself as the unlikely locus for a new music scene. Spotlighting a close-knit circle of friends, the Saddle Creek label is home to an underground effulgence reminiscent of Minneapolis's Twin/Tone in the Eighties. With the sad-sack, acoustic confessional musings of Bright Eyes, the Eighties synth-pop new wave of the Faint, and the Fugazi-inspired Sturm und Drang of Cursive, Omaha's talents are as eclectic as they... More >>>