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

Modest Mouse at The Vic 7/31/21

I made what I thought was a pretty obvious decision in not going to the Delta Variant coming out party that was Lollapalooza last week. I did, however, think it would be fine to go to an aftershow with a smaller crowd. It was truly a return to normalcy as I stepped into line and was immediately offered a pull of backpack vodka from a … Continue reading Modest Mouse at The Vic 7/31/21

Red Spot Rhythm Section-You Got Lucky

It’s been almost four years since Tom Petty passed away. Not a day goes by that the void he left in the world doesn’t seem to get bigger. Fortunately, his music remains among the world of the living, and we get to enjoy it whenever we want. I’ve been a little surprised that there haven’t been a bajillion tribute albums released already, but maybe other … Continue reading Red Spot Rhythm Section-You Got Lucky

Matthew Milia-Keego Harbor

I have to give credit to social media on this one. Back in 2013, a friend I have never met in real life recommended the album Eternity Of Dimming by Frontier Ruckus. I instantly fell in love with Matthew Milia’s detailed songwriting and the melancholy tone provided by the band. I also fell in love with the “Frasier”-inspired shirt I would later buy when I … Continue reading Matthew Milia-Keego Harbor