Jon Drake & The Shakes, Chaperone at Burlington Bar

By my count this was the eighth time I’ve seen Chaperone in 2011. Far too few in my mind, but more than most people. One thing I have to say for the group, every show feels fresh and you always get 100% sincerity from them. This night was not their finest, and still I found their set thoroughly enjoyable. They hit all the right notes … Continue reading Jon Drake & The Shakes, Chaperone at Burlington Bar

Soft Speaker, Secret Colours, and Headshadow At Beat Kitchen 11/19/11

Editor’s note: Having accidentally promised to be in two places at once, I was forced to outsource this review to Miles, bassist and executive chef of Chaperone. His thoughts below are better organized and written than what you may usually find here on the site. Don’t get used to it. I’ll be back next week with more rambling. The first thing I saw upon entering … Continue reading Soft Speaker, Secret Colours, and Headshadow At Beat Kitchen 11/19/11