Song Premiere-“All Your CDs” by The All-About

I’ve been a fan of Zac Coe’s music project The All-About for a few years now. It’s been almost three years since his last full-length, Suburban Heart, was released. On April 1st he is putting out the long-awaited follow-up Be Safe Goodbye. We’ve been talking about the record for a while now, and he was nice enough to let me premiere a song for you … Continue reading Song Premiere-“All Your CDs” by The All-About

Whitney-No Woman (Video)

  This video has everything: cute dogs, guys throwing axes at trees, people lighting cigarettes with sparklers, skipping stones on a lake and throwing smoke bombs in the water. I’m not sure how good that last thing is for the water or the ecosystem it’s a part of, but it looks neat. I imagine this is the kind of video Todd Philips would make if he … Continue reading Whitney-No Woman (Video)

Fiona Apple and Blake Mills Cover Conway Twitty’s “It’s Only Make Believe”

I realized that I never posted this short video from September of last year featuring Fiona Apple and Blake Mills performing together at Mayne Stage in Chicago. I was fiddling around with the camera and only shot the last minute or so of the song, but it’s worth checking out. Fiona delivers a really strong vocal and Mills is great as always on the guitar. … Continue reading Fiona Apple and Blake Mills Cover Conway Twitty’s “It’s Only Make Believe”

The Shams Band Headlines House Of Blues 3/17

The Shams Band¬†must be feeling the luck of the Irish because¬†they’ll be headlining Chicago’s House Of Blues this Tuesday. They’ve played all over the city, most notably setting up shop for month-long residencies at Schubas where they bring in their own openers. These shows have been great every time out and I’ve been introduced to artists I may not have otherwise thanks to The Shams. … Continue reading The Shams Band Headlines House Of Blues 3/17