Japanese Breakfast at Thalia Hall 9/16/21

I don’t remember when I first heard Japanese Breakfast, but I think it was sometime in 2017. Soft Sounds From Another Planet came out close to the release of The Japanese House’s “Saw You In A Dream” single, and for the longest time I got them confused with one another. Then I saw Japanese Breakfast perform at Pitchfork in 2018 and that erased any uncertainty … Continue reading Japanese Breakfast at Thalia Hall 9/16/21

Video Premiere: Adem Dalipi’s “Empty Promises”

Back in April of this year I posted a song called “Through Another’s Eyes” by Adem Dalipi. A blues-influenced pop number that I listened to a bunch of times and really enjoyed. Today, I’m bringing you the premiere of his latest video for his most recent release, “Empty Promises.” This will officially be out on Tuesday, September 21st, so enjoy this early look. Director Yash … Continue reading Video Premiere: Adem Dalipi’s “Empty Promises”

Top 5ive: Pitch4k 2021

We were collectively robbed of a music festival last year that would have featured headlining performances from The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The National, and Run The Jewels. Despite every person I talk to under 30 having no idea who Run The Jewels are, that’s a ridiculously good headliner list. The make-up festival that took place last weekend, featuring a lot of the same undercard performers, … Continue reading Top 5ive: Pitch4k 2021

The Music.Defin-itive Guide To Pitchfork 2021

I was lucky enough to kick off my Pitchfork weekend a little early with a screening of the great Wilco documentary I Am Trying To Break Your Heart at the Music Box, brought to you by White Claw. An interesting look at the music industry and a band equally in flux. If you haven’t seen it, do yourself a favor and check it out. Perhaps … Continue reading The Music.Defin-itive Guide To Pitchfork 2021

Julian Daniell at Schubas 8/20/21

Despite working an eight hour shift that started at 6:30am Friday, I was excited to head out to Schubas for my first show there in well over two years. It was a day and date release show for Julian Daniell’s Only Words EP release featuring Thompson Springs, late addition Lillie Mae, and a headlining set by Daniell and his band. I had only heard one … Continue reading Julian Daniell at Schubas 8/20/21