Benny Bassett-Words For Yesterday

  Quitting is super easy. When you’ve put your heart and soul into something and it isn’t going your way, there is literally nothing easier than throwing your hands up and screaming “Screw it!!” If you put all the deserted dreams in a row, it could sadly wrap around Earth a million times. So when someone sticks it out and finds success after years of … Continue reading Benny Bassett-Words For Yesterday

morgxn To Prove vital On Tour With Robert DeLong

morgxn has come a very long way in a very short time. The piano-playing singer/songwriter released his first single in 2016 after working with iconic DJ Tiesto in two tracks in 2015. Since then he’s put out a handful of singles and a full-length album titled vital. Earlier this year he followed that album with a 5-song EP of stripped down tunes called vital: blue. … Continue reading morgxn To Prove vital On Tour With Robert DeLong

Nadalands-The New Day EP

I was recently sent the new EP from Fort Collins-based musician John Lindenbaum, who plays under the moniker Nadalands. I had the chance to give it a couple listens right away and then I was out of town for a few days and left it alone. Upon listening again, I’m struck by how solidly the songs are constructed. He switched from the basic instruments to … Continue reading Nadalands-The New Day EP

Haley Heynderickx-I Need To Start A Garden

Much has been made about the debut album by Haley Heynderickx. The reviews have been overwhelmingly positive. In my bubble of social media, aha being hailed as one of the great singer/songwriter’s of the next generation. Time will tell if that is true, but I Need To Start A Garden is certainly a great start. The album is eight tracks that clock in right at … Continue reading Haley Heynderickx-I Need To Start A Garden

Jamila Woods at Pitchfork Music Festival

If you’re from Chicago and went to Pitchfork on Sunday, you’re probably one of the hundreds who made a mad dash to the green stage once word got out that The Avalanches had to cancel and local singer Jamila Woods was moving her scheduled performance from the blue stage to take their place. I saw her last year at North Coast for a fairly early … Continue reading Jamila Woods at Pitchfork Music Festival