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By Sarah on July 29, 2010
David Eugene Edwards returns with Wovenhand’s fifth studio album, The Threshingfloor. The band’s music, as always, draws on traditional Americana sounds, mixed liberally with influences from Native American, Middle Eastern, and Celtic tradition.
By Sarah on July 26, 2010
This Week in Great Music: 7/26 – 8/1
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged animal city, anna fermin's trigger gospel, bomba estereo, chicago theatre, congress theater, dan dyer, david dondero, dawn landes and the hounds, daytonics, empty bottle, evanston space, fran healy, gaslight anthem, hideout, house of blues, ingrid michaelson, jc brooks and the uptown sound, jeffery david, jessica robbins, josiah leming, jt and the clouds, keane, kill hannah, lincoln hall, marc broussard, metro, millennium park, naomi shelton and the gospel queens, navy pier, robbie fulks, schubas, smashing pumpkins, soul summit djs, the barehand jugband, the dead weather, the heligoats, the right now, tift merritt, todd carey
By Sarah on July 21, 2010
Retribution Gospel Choir’s sophomore album, appropriately titled 2, is already an early frontrunner to make it onto my Favorites of 2010 list. “Hide it Away” kicks the album off, and it’s a perfect start — it grabbed my attention and still manages to suck me in for the rest of the tracks.
By Sarah on July 17, 2010
How to make Jay-Z’s iconic “99 Problems” even better?
Why, by adding banjos and a really really freaky video, that’s how.