National Endowment For The Brents: A Benefit Album

Are you a kind-hearted soul who loves helping others, but you’re paralyzed with fear at the thought of leaving your computer? I know the feeling, but I think I have something today that will satisfy your desire to do good without causing you a nervous breakdown. It’s a benefit album put together by a collection of Chicago and Los Angeles musicians to help Brent Puls … Continue reading National Endowment For The Brents: A Benefit Album

Rachael Yamagata at Logan Square Auditorium

I’m not a huge fan of Logan Square Auditorium. The shows I’ve seen there have been disappointing, save for Chaperone who were good as always. My biggest issue with the venue is how the noise carries through the room. Even standing right next to the sound system, you can hear people near the bar talking. It’s infuriating if you’re trying to enjoy a show, but … Continue reading Rachael Yamagata at Logan Square Auditorium

Rachael Yamagata-Chesapeake

  I think that my beginnings with Rachael Yamagata are the same as a lot of people’s. I picked up a copy of Happenstance after she was hyped by Zach Braff for months. I dug the song “Letter Read” and another called “Reasons Why,” but nothing else really grabbed my attention and stuck with me. After a few listens I set it aside, and haven’t … Continue reading Rachael Yamagata-Chesapeake