February in Review

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. . . . → Read More: February in Review

Wow, That’s a Good Song: Amos the Transparent, “Lemons”

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. . . . → Read More: Wow, That’s a Good Song: Amos the Transparent, “Lemons”

News & Links – February 25

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This Week in Great Music: 2/22 – 2/28

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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 22 Jack’s Mannequin, Fun, Vedera; . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 2/22 – 2/28

News & Links – February 20

With my feed reader at 1000+ unread posts (thanks a lot, busy work week and unexpected out-of-country trip), I might as well just claim defeat and start from scratch, but not before compiling some things that have caught my eye. . . . → Read More: News & Links – February 20

Wow, That’s a Good Song: April Smith, “Bright White Jacket”

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. . . . → Read More: Wow, That’s a Good Song: April Smith, “Bright White Jacket”