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Five New Folk, Roots And Country Albums You Should Listen To Now

By: Alex WoodIts a great time to be a fan of folk and roots music. Here are five albums that find artists keeping musical traditions alive while taking them to new heights.Pokey LaFarge- Manic Revelations [5/19]St. Louis based songwriter Pokey LaFarge has been perfecting an old-time roots sound over the course of the last...

Neil Young’s “Stony” 1976 Album “Hitchhiker” May Be Released This Summer

This summer, Neil Young is reportedly gearing up to release Hitchhiker, a long-lost album originally recorded in 1976.Though unconfirmed by Young or Reprise Records, fansite Thrashers Wheat has uncovered possible evidence of an imminent release. Youngs art director Gary Burden recently posted an image that looked like the Hitchhiker album cover to his site,...

I Was At Chris Cornell's Final Concert

Words: Alex Wood | Photo: @jackcunhamA week has passed since Chris Cornells death following a Soundgarden concert in Detroit. I was at the show, and am still struggling to find ways to describe the feelings of the following day. This isnt a show review. This isnt a commemoration. This is simply an account of what happened,...

Summer Camp Music Festival 2017 - Thursday Recap

By: Nick Draper | Photos: Ben BowenFestival arrival, even the "night before", can be a bit of a trial -- arriving early, waiting in line for hours, sitting around in the shockingly chilly weather while waiting to pass through security.But once you're in the Summer Camp venue on Thursday, though, the first shows you...

Alderman Reportedly Pressured Double Door Building’s Owners In Attempt To Keep Venue Open

By: Alex WoodNew developments were recently revealed in the lengthy timeline of the eviction of Wicker Parks iconic Double Door.The venue had initially failed to renew its lease, which ended in October 2015, at which point the building's owners looked to sell the space to a new business. After a lengthy court battle, the buildings...

On TV | The Marcus King Band Appears On Chicago Television

On TV features a quick recap of some of the music were playing at the Tomorrows Verse headquarters. Who: Marcus King BandWhen: May 22nd, 2017What: The young guitar slinger brought his band to the studios of Windy City Live to "play out" Monday's broadcast with the track "Jealous Band" from the...

Watch Roger Waters' Dress Rehearsal For Epic Us + Them Tour

Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters begins his much anticipated Us + Them Tour on Friday night in Kansas City, but held a dress rehearsal in New Jersey beforehand.Inviting roughly 1,000 friends, family and contest winners to the show, Waters was backed by his full band, which includes Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig, the vocalists from Lucius....

On TV | King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard's Psychedelic Radio Session

On TV features a quick recap of some of the music were playing at the Tomorrows Verse headquarters. Who: King Gizzard & The Lizard WizardWhat: KCRW recently hosted prolific Australian psychedelic rockers King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard for a recording session and interview. The seven-piece band rips through four songs in less than 20 minutes,...

Watch New Clips From Long Strange Trip: Types Of Deadheads, Al Franken Interview

More clips have emerged from the much-anticipated Grateful Dead documentary Long Strange Trip.The first, about a minute in length, features author Steve Silbermans breakdown of the different types of Deadheads that would attend the bands shows.Silberman references fans choice of seating in front of Phil or Jerry, spinners, sober Wharf Rats, the...

Jim James Performs On "A Prairie Home Companion," Pays Tribute To Chris Cornell

Photo: @frontrowkellyThe most recent episode of A Prairie Home Companion featured performances by Jim James, recorded live at the shows longtime home of The Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota.James first performed the New Multitudes track Changing World before covering Quincy Jones Everything Must Change.The songwriter returned later in the show for...