Wow That’s a Good Song: Whitehorse, “Achilles’ Desire”

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The blog’s been quiet lately — sometimes life gets like that, you know — but I’d be remiss in not popping back up to share with you a new song from Whitehorse, the combined husband-wife duo of Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland.

I don’t have much, but I am a rich man.

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Favorite Photos of 2011: Part One

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For one reason or another, it’s been a pretty quiet year on the writing front around here. It happens, what can I say? Maybe 2012 will be better.

Anyhow, I may not have written a whole lot, but I’ve been keeping busy in 2011 by taking lots of photographs. Here . . . → Read More: Favorite Photos of 2011: Part One

This Week in Great Music: 5/30 – 6/5

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Monday, May 30 Justin Townes Earle, Andre Williams and the Goldstars; Millennium Park. 6:30 pm, free Robbie Fulks, Kathleen Keane; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation

Tuesday, May 31 Friendly Fires, Wise Blood; Lincoln Hall. 9 pm, sold out

Wednesday, June 1 Meh.

Thursday, June 2 Teddy Thompson, Melissa McClelland, Luke Doucet; Schubas. 9 . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 5/30 – 6/5

SXSW Adds Even More Bands to Lineup

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Have you had the chance to familiarize yourself with the first 200+ bands that SXSW annouced last month? No? Well, that’s too bad, as they’ve just released the names of an additional 200 bands who will be performing at the festival/conference/madness/what have you.

Local acts added to the list . . . → Read More: SXSW Adds Even More Bands to Lineup

This Week in Great Music – 11/16 – 11/22

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A quiet week, but some solid shows nonetheless. I’ll be at the Elvis Perkins/AA Bondy show on Saturdy, finally able to catch the both of them in Chicago. It’ll be my first time at Lincoln Hall (although I walked past it the other night and it looks way swanky on the outside), but I’ve . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music – 11/16 – 11/22