Dead Is The Cat: Inter-Dimensional Disco Balls

Woke up to this track in my inbox this morning and weirdly had a minute to check it out before heading to work. There’s a lot going on here and it’s a fun four minutes. Then I read the quotes from the two current members of the band and I appreciated the song even more. There’s something very compelling about an album that makes the … Continue reading Dead Is The Cat: Inter-Dimensional Disco Balls

GIVEAWAY: Win A Signed Copy Of Warbly Jets Debut Album

Edit: This contest is now over. Hey y’all, I got a big giveaway for you today. Warbly Jets are playing here in Chicago this Sunday and their record label is giving me the opportunity to give you a list spot for the show at Lincoln Hall this Sunday, an autographed vinyl of their self-titled debut album as well as their new EP on CD!!! To … Continue reading GIVEAWAY: Win A Signed Copy Of Warbly Jets Debut Album

JD & The Straight Shot at City Winery 6/11/19

I started my week seeing JD & The Straight Shot for the third time in three years. Previously I had seen them at huge venues (United Center opening for The Eagles and Huntington Bank Pavilion opening for a Don Henley solo show) where I had to take pictures from far away. When I heard they’d be playing the much much much smaller City Winery here … Continue reading JD & The Straight Shot at City Winery 6/11/19

The Foons-Summertime Summary

On my birthday last month I received an email from Erik Rothlind of The Foons. He was at Handwritten Records working with Rick Riggs, the gentleman who helped propel Hasty Revelations to the heights we reached. I’m always happy to check out anyone that records with him, so I told Erik I would check it out. And I did, insomuch as I gave it a … Continue reading The Foons-Summertime Summary

Chromatics at Park West 5/31/19

The anticipation for a new Chromatics tour was extremely high when they finally announced shows earlier this year after a 5 year hiatus from the road. The show in Chicago sold out rather quickly, but I was able to get in to see the dream pop masters for the first time in person. I showed up later than I’d anticipated and missed the first opener … Continue reading Chromatics at Park West 5/31/19