Wow, That’s a Good Song: Gaberdine, “1918″

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I was introduced to Chicago “quiet indie rock band” Gaberdine when they opened for Low at Lincoln Hall recently. At the end of the show, I bought all three of their albums. That should tell you something about how good they are, right?

Gaberdine features the songwriting of Mark Federighi, who also sings lead . . . → Read More: Wow, That’s a Good Song: Gaberdine, “1918″

This Week in Great Music: 4/25 – 5/1

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Monday, April 25 Robbie Fulks; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Arcade Fire, The National; UIC Pavilion. 7:30 pm, sold out Flame Shark, Umma, Phillip Roebuck, Kellen and Me, The Photographers; Lincoln Hall. 7:30 pm, $8 Matt Ryd, Matt Kelly, The Mike Middleton Band, Duck and Goose; Double Door. 9 pm, $5 Pinto and . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 4/25 – 5/1

Concert Review: Over the Rhine, Lucy Wainwright Roche; Lincoln Hall, 4/8/11

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[I've had this post sitting around in my drafts for a little while, and though it's not exactly timely anymore, I've got to admit that I'm really proud of how these photos came out, and wanted to share them in a post here with people who may not have seen them otherwise.]

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A Post About Leo Kottke That Was Supposed To Be About The Deadly Nightshade Family Singers

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This afternoon I was sitting at my desk at work and wishing I was somewhere else. I was listening to some of Megafaun’s studio work for the first time. I heard a banjo riff and I thought, “Wow, that sounds like the Deadly Nightshade Family Singers. Hey, I know, I should write about the . . . → Read More: A Post About Leo Kottke That Was Supposed To Be About The Deadly Nightshade Family Singers

This Week in Great Music: 4/18 – 4/24

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Me: Low on Thursday (maybe), Joan as Police Woman on Sunday.

You: ???

Monday, April 18 Robbie Fulks, Nora O’Connor; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation The Black Angels, Suuns; Lincoln Hall. 8 pm, $20 SongCircle: Chicago Showcase, ft. Rachele Eve, The Sewing Machine, Julie Meckler, Will Phalen, Jeremy David Miller, Audrey Ryan, Steve . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 4/18 – 4/24

Concert Review: The Mountain Goats and Megafaun, Variety Playhouse, 4/7/11

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Like Sarah, I was fortunate enough to catch the Mountain Goats and Megafaun last week. She wrote a great review. You should read it. Right now. I’ll wait.

That’s pretty much what happened at the show I saw in Atlanta last Thursday night. There were a few differences — for example, I’m pretty sure . . . → Read More: Concert Review: The Mountain Goats and Megafaun, Variety Playhouse, 4/7/11