London Bound

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Well, dear friends, I am off for a week in London, where I will be mostly internet-less and thus not around to share my delightful insight with you all. Not to worry, though; I’ve queued up several posts to go up while . . . → Read More: London Bound

Wow, That’s a Good Song: Van Ghost, “Easy on Me”

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[ The North Coast Music Festival kicks off this Friday. In the time leading up to the festival, I'm going to introduce you to some stand out songs from bands, both local and further afield, who will be making appearances during the weekend's events. ]

Van Ghost was founded by Chicago-based music promoter Michael . . . → Read More: Wow, That’s a Good Song: Van Ghost, “Easy on Me”

This Week in Great Music: 8/29 – 9/4

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Hello, last days of August.

I won’t be around, but I highly recommend seeing In Tall Buildings on Thursday, The Square Affair on Friday, and Save the Clocktower on Saturday. Three days of solid shows by local bands. What isn’t to love?

Also, don’t forget that the North Coast Music Festival is going on . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 8/29 – 9/4

Wow, That’s a Good Song: Loyal Divide, “Vision Vision”

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[ The North Coast Music Festival is less than a week away. In the time leading up to the festival, I'm going to introduce you to some stand out songs from bands, both local and further afield, who will be making appearances during the weekend's events. ]

Local act Loyal Divide blends a lot . . . → Read More: Wow, That’s a Good Song: Loyal Divide, “Vision Vision”

Andrew Bird and Ian Schneller’s Sonic Arboretum, December 6 – 31

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Earlier this year, Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art (220 E. Chicago) announced a local version of the installation piece in which Andrew Bird previously took part at New York City’s Guggenheim Museum. Per the MCA, “a collection of horned speakers, made from compressed recycled newsprint and dryer lint, . . . → Read More: Andrew Bird and Ian Schneller’s Sonic Arboretum, December 6 – 31

This Week in Great Music: 8/22 – 8/28

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The post-Lollapalooza slump is over, because there are tons of shows this week that I think are worth going to.

If you’re not going to see Braid (blast from the past) or Lost in the Trees (new and trippy chamber pop) on Saturday, and feel like a road trip, you . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 8/22 – 8/28