Ezra Furman-Every Feeling

“I wanna feel every feelin’ in the book tonight And only love Only love and happiness will remain (ooh) Only love and happiness will remain” I’m a big fan of the show Sex Education for a lot of reasons. Otis is a great character with lots of interesting but relatable issues. His high school seems completely insane compared to the one I attended (*cough* twenty … Continue reading Ezra Furman-Every Feeling

Brendan Benson-Good To Be Alive

It’s been a long while since we heard solo material from Brendan Benson. His last album, You Were Right, came out way back in 2013. He’s kept himself busy lately with his other band, The Raconteurs, and finally took some time to record new songs of his own. The first single off his new record, Dear Life, is a great Valentine’s message of loving yourself … Continue reading Brendan Benson-Good To Be Alive

Wilco at Chicago Theatre 12/18/19

In an era of constant disappointment, it’s nice to know that some things will never let you down. Wilco, over the last 20+ years, have consistently delivered great shows to their fans. This years Winterlude At Chicago Theatre was no different. After hitting 3/6 shows at the Riviera a couple years ago, I cut it down to just 1/4 during this run. The band was … Continue reading Wilco at Chicago Theatre 12/18/19

Dead Rituals-Closer

I was lucky enough to receive a transmission from Italian musician Andrea Caccese a few days ago. Inside I found one of my favorite songs of the year so far. The┬áDead Rituals song “Closer” starts like a power pop cover of Mazzy Star and quickly evolves into an uptempo look at the back and forth of a relationship in various stages. The video, featuring animation … Continue reading Dead Rituals-Closer

Counterfeit Madison-So Much To Give

Sharon Udoh, Adam Hardy, and Seth Daily play music under the name Counterfeit Madison. Yesterday the Columbus, OH musicians put out a brand new video for the song “So Much To Give.”  The song is a dark chocolate confection with just  a tinge of bitterness to help balance the sweet pop sounds. The video matches up with the cat-and-mouse game of pursuing a relationship with … Continue reading Counterfeit Madison-So Much To Give