While I fuss about, trying to upload photos and write reviews of the past two nights’ worth of concerts, have a little mixtape of some of my favorite songs/artists from this past month.
Vocalist Jonathan Chandler reminds me at times of Greg Laswell. This is a good thing. I also enjoy their track “After all that, it’s come to this”, which features Amy Millan, but I couldn’t find it on Youtube. Go look for it, you’ll like it.
Tweet A very solid lineup this week, including a handful of free shows! You’ll be able to find me on Friday at Schubas for Rocky Votolato, and on Saturday at Lincoln Hall for Joe Pug/Justin Townes Earle. If you’re going to either of those shows, come say hi! Monday, February…
Is the song a literal story about the effects of mental illness? Is it a metaphor for something? Is it just some damn good storytelling? I don’t know. The armchair psychologist in me is fascinated by the song, regardless of its origins. The music lover in me thinks that it’s a fantastic showcase for April Smith’s amazing voice.