Midwinter Festival Announced For 2019

In an era when festivals are getting more and more niche, it’s nice to see one that fits in that category while still providing music for fans of many genres. Pitchfork has teamed with the Art Institute Of Chicago for Midwinter, a three-night festival of music and art taking place February 15-17. Tickets for the festival will be up for sale on Friday at 10am … Continue reading Midwinter Festival Announced For 2019

Madame Gandhi-Bad Habits

Last month Madame Gandhi released a new video for a song called “Bad Habits.” I’ve listened to the song a few times since then, but finally watched the video and will share it with you all now. The Fela Kuti-inspired track is all about self-empowerment and choosing to be your best self. The video shows Kiran Gandhi out in the middle of the desert talking … Continue reading Madame Gandhi-Bad Habits

More Giraffes-It Was A Joke

I’ve written about a couple of the singles More Giraffes put out this year. Yesterday, their debut EP hit streaming services. It features the couple I’ve covered plus a few that you haven’t heard yet. Mark Hadley and Keeley Bumford are good at taking familiar sounds and adding their own spin. If you listen to anything by Calvin Harris or Zedd you should have an ear … Continue reading More Giraffes-It Was A Joke

Haley Heynderickx at The Vic 11/7/18

Back in March Haley Henderickx put out her debut LP, I Need To Start A Garden, which appeared in the first edition of my Records Of The Year page. Seven months later the album is still sitting comfortably in my list of the 50 best albums of 2018. Despite my enjoyment of her music, last night at The Vic was my first opportunity to see … Continue reading Haley Heynderickx at The Vic 11/7/18

Lauren Rocket-Diamond Nights

I first saw Lauren Rocket playing keys with Night Terrors Of 1927 a few years ago. Since then she’s been slowly but surely working on her solo career. About a week ago she posted the first video for new music. “Diamond Nights” gives us an idea of what to expect from upcoming tunes. The video is a sun-drenched glimpse at Nevada is all it’s neon … Continue reading Lauren Rocket-Diamond Nights