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Mavis Staples Narrates The Animated Story of Ben & Charlie

Maybe you've enjoyed one or both of Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite's collaborative albums (No Mercy In This Land is out this summer).  Maybe you weren't aware of them.  Or maybe the thought of this pairing -- two artists of different generations -- was a bit of a head-scratcher.Anti Records has got...

Friday Album Reviews | Eight New Records You Need To Know

As every Friday brings new music, Tomorrow's Verse brings you our top picks. Here are our favorite albums from June 29.By: Alex WoodJim James - Uniform DistortionThe third record of original material from My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James, Uniform Distortion is a set of skuzzy rock songs that ignores the psychedelic...

Late Night Roundup | Foo Fighters, Dave Matthews Band, Dawes & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite artists hit the late-night, promotional television circuit. Foo Fighters on The Late Late Show with James CordenDave Grohl and the Foo Fighters performed on Cordens show last night, surprisingly busting out their 2005 hit Best Of You. The song rocks as hard as youd imagine, and Grohl also sat down...

Friday Album Reviews | Seven New Albums You Need To Know

As every Friday brings new music, Tomorrows Verse brings you our top picks for the week. Here are our favorite albums from June 22.By: Alex WoodKamasi Washington Heaven and EarthWith only three releases under his belt, Kamasi Washington is already a living legend. A modern savior for the jazz scene, Washingtons strengths are not simply...

Studio Verse | Folk, Country & Bluegrass

Studio Verse is a Tomorrows Verse feature that collects the best television and radio station recording sessions from our favorite musicians. In todays edition, we explore a collection of folk and bluegrass sessions that have surfaced recently. By: Alex WoodBrandi Carlile KEXPFolk and Americana songwriter Brandi Carlile brought her full touring band to KEXP for...

Late Night Roundup | Smashing Pumpkins, Neko Case, M. Ward & More

Watch as some of Tomorrow's Verse's favorite artists hit the promotional, late-night television circuit. The Smashing Pumpkins on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonReturning with a lineup close to their original, the Smashing Pumpkins are bringing back old songs while also writing new. The band performed Zero from Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness...

Festival Watch | West Fest

Festival Watch is a Tomorrows Verse feature that breaks festival news into the facts you need to know.West Fest July 6-8 Headliners To WatchKevin Morby Though long known as the previous bassist of Woods that left the band to embrace a solo career, Kevin Morby has truly flourished as an artist of his...

Friday Album Reviews | Eight New Records You Need To Know

As every Friday brings new music, Tomorrow's Verse brings you our top picks for the week. Here are our favorite records from June 15. By: Alex WoodBuddy Guy The Blues Is Alive And WellAs most Chicagoans know, Buddy Guy is stilling sounding as great as ever at 81 years old. Still performing regularly after more than...

Festival Watch | Fitzgerald's American Music Festival

Festival Watch is a Tomorrows Verse feature that breaks festival news into the facts you need to know.Fitzgeralds 37th Annual American Music Festival June 29-July 3Headliners To WatchNick Lowe with Los Straitjackets Esteemed English singer-songwriter returns to Fitzgeralds on Tuesday, July 3 for a performance with Nashville instrumentalists Los Straitjackets. Combining Lowes powerful songwriting with...

Late Night Roundup | Ray Lamontagne, Courtney Barnett, Brandi Carlile & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite artists hit the promotional late-night television circuit. Ray Lamontagne on Jimmy Kimmel Live!Backed by My Morning Jacket guitarist Carl Broemel and members of Floating Action, songwriter Ray Lamontagne performed two songs on Kimmels show, showcasing the spacey sound of more recent recordings.Ray Lamontagne on Later with Jools...