Bahamas at Pritzker Pavilion 8/6/18

I wasn’t a big fan of the new Bahamas record, Earthtones, when it came out earlier this year. Still, I saw him play at Metro with The Weather Station and found myself enjoying the tunes more when they were played live. That continued last night at Pritzker Pavilion, where he played a free set with Bad Bad Hats. The venue wasn’t as packed as it … Continue reading Bahamas at Pritzker Pavilion 8/6/18

Odetta Hartman-Old Rockhounds Never Die

It’s hard to believe it’s been five years since Odetta Hartman’s voice first entered my mind, but here we are. I was alerted to her talent by friend of the site Oliver Ignatius when she recorded at his studio for her Bark EP. That record featured the single “End Of The World,” which I can still listen to a hundred times in a row and … Continue reading Odetta Hartman-Old Rockhounds Never Die

T-Rextasy at Flood House 8/2/18

Last night at an undisclosed address in Logan Square, NYC’s T-Rextasy played a quick nine song set opening for Blacker Face. They played their latest single “Girl, Friend,” for which you can see the video here. They also threw in a quick cover of the Britney Spears song “Toxic” in the middle of “Yellow Jacket Boy.” Continue reading T-Rextasy at Flood House 8/2/18

Just Loud-Soul Train (featuring Debbie Harry)

Just Loud has one single rising up the charts, but he’s not ready to rest on his laurels. On Friday he released a video for his second single, “Soul Train,” ahead of his debut album drop in November. The album follows Episode I, an EP that came out earlier this year. The video is a really cool animated clip. It features a chase scene with … Continue reading Just Loud-Soul Train (featuring Debbie Harry)

Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes-Fashion

Nashville-based Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes have already had a busy 2018. In January they released a 3-song EP called Chapter One, followed in April by another 3-song EP titled Chapter Two. Now the band is on the verge of putting out their first full-length since 2014’s Kid Tiger. Fashion combines their two EP releases from earlier in the year and adds 6 more … Continue reading Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes-Fashion