Peter Joly-Easy Has Never Been The Way

There’s a line about halfway through the title track of Peter Joly’s new album, Easy Has Never Been The Way, that resonates with me as something I’ve held to be true for most of my life: “Living and achieving with each other, is the closest thing to God that we’re ever going to find.” It’s a thesis of sorts for the album as it looks … Continue reading Peter Joly-Easy Has Never Been The Way

Okapi-Mirror Of Majesties

I don’t know if I’ve ever mentioned this anywhere in my reviews, but I love the cello. There is so much a skilled cellist can do with the sounds that emanate from the instrument, it’s really a tool of exploration and adventure. I was very excited to check out this track from Okapi, the first single off their upcoming album, Carousel (Part II), which comes … Continue reading Okapi-Mirror Of Majesties

Julian Daniell at Schubas 8/20/21

Despite working an eight hour shift that started at 6:30am Friday, I was excited to head out to Schubas for my first show there in well over two years. It was a day and date release show for Julian Daniell’s Only Words EP release featuring Thompson Springs, late addition Lillie Mae, and a headlining set by Daniell and his band. I had only heard one … Continue reading Julian Daniell at Schubas 8/20/21

Modest Mouse at The Vic 7/31/21

I made what I thought was a pretty obvious decision in not going to the Delta Variant coming out party that was Lollapalooza last week. I did, however, think it would be fine to go to an aftershow with a smaller crowd. It was truly a return to normalcy as I stepped into line and was immediately offered a pull of backpack vodka from a … Continue reading Modest Mouse at The Vic 7/31/21