Midwinter Festival Announced For 2019

In an era when festivals are getting more and more niche, it’s nice to see one that fits in that category while still providing music for fans of many genres. Pitchfork has teamed with the Art Institute Of Chicago for Midwinter, a three-night festival of music and art taking place February 15-17. Tickets for the festival will be up for sale on Friday at 10am … Continue reading Midwinter Festival Announced For 2019

My Favorite Photos From Pitchfork 2015

I don’t consider myself a “concert photographer.” I’m not touring with bands, doing album covers and press photos. And I’m sure as hell not making any money at it. I go to a lot of shows and write reviews that need photos, so I take them. If Kari is at the show, she’ll take them because she’s a much better photographer than I am. That … Continue reading My Favorite Photos From Pitchfork 2015

Perfume Genius At Pitchfork

“On my way up to the stage someone asked me to wipe my lipstick off. I said no. I could’ve said no to them all day.” With that, Michael Hydraes launched into the emotional gut punch set of the weekend. I’ve been talking about Perfume Genius for a few years now, and it seems like last year’s Too Bright finally brought the music to a … Continue reading Perfume Genius At Pitchfork

Perfume Genius-Put Your Back N 2 It

Somehow Perfume Genius has managed to fly under the radar even after garnering critical praise for the new album. It has been a horrendous oversight on my part to not bring attention to this earlier. Unfortunately, the only person I ever saw make a comment about the album was Will Sheff of Okkervil River, who tweeted about how great Put Your Back N 2 It … Continue reading Perfume Genius-Put Your Back N 2 It