Tigue at Constellation 6/6/18

A few years ago I put together a show for a band from New York that I really loved and who went on to dissolve not much later. The drummer for that band was Carson Moody, who then joined up with Matt Evans and Amy Garapic to form Tigue. They’re a percussion trio that make soundscapes with sonic nods to drone, afrobeat, and experimental ambience. … Continue reading Tigue at Constellation 6/6/18

Deap Vally at Bottlerock 5/29/2016

I spent the Memorial Day Weekend in California. Bookended by two great Golden State Warriors games, the majority of the time I was in Napa at a music festival called Bottlerock. Saw a lot of great bands and took a bunch of pictures, so this series of posts will be those photos, set-by-set. Please enjoy and be sure to check out the rest of the … Continue reading Deap Vally at Bottlerock 5/29/2016

TIGUE Come To Constellation 9/6/2015

   It really breaks me up that I’m not going to be in Chicago when percussion trio TIGUE hits town in a couple weeks. I’ll be in Minneapolis because we bought tickets to see D’Angelo at First Ave before TIGUE’s show at Constellation was announced. The last time I saw member Carson Moody was at a show I put together at Empty Bottle headlined by … Continue reading TIGUE Come To Constellation 9/6/2015


I first heard the Glaswegian rock duo Honeyblood when they opened up for fellow Scots We Were Promised Jetpacks at Lincoln Hall back in March. By the time they finished their first song, I was sold. I’m always skeptical when it comes to guitar and drum groups-the biggest downside to the rise of groups like The White Stripes and The Black Keys is that any … Continue reading Honeyblood-Honeyblood