Editor’s note: Having accidentally promised to be in two places at once, I was forced to outsource this review to Miles, bassist and executive chef of Chaperone. His thoughts below are better organized and written than what you may usually find here on the site. Don’t get used to it. I’ll be back next week with more rambling. The first thing I saw upon entering … Continue reading Soft Speaker, Secret Colours, and Headshadow At Beat Kitchen 11/19/11
It was only a few months ago that I was writing about Soft Speaker‘s first full-length album, I’ll Tend Your Garden. Now, a scant six months later, they’re back with a new collection of tunes that are quite different from their last release, while staying true to the sound they created for themselves. Vortrobos is eight tracks of jam-heavy rock that improves in some areas … Continue reading Soft Speaker-Vortrobos
Living in Chicago, there’s a constant conundrum I find myself in-what should I do this weekend? I could hit shows here or there, walk around downtown and shop, visit “The Bean,” or any other gargantuan number of things. But this weekend I’ve narrowed the choices down to just a few. If you’re looking to help me celebrate my birthday, these are the places to find … Continue reading Best Weekend Ever!