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Review / Setlist | Father John Misty @ Chicago Theatre 5/15/17

Words: Alex Wood | Photos: @chicagotheatre, @haleness,Always self-conscious of his art and growing fame, each Father John Misty tour seems to bring something new to the table for longtime fans and newcomers alike.His recent stop at Chicago Theatre was no exception.Joshua Tillman, AKA Father John Misty, is currently promoting his latest record, Pure...

Scientists Developing Ways To Grow New Hearing Cells For Your Damaged Eardrums

Photo: Ear organoid with hair cells in blue, via Indiana University School Of MedicineScientists at Indiana University are aiming to cure hearing loss by turning your bodys regular cells into sound-sensing hair cells, allowing damaged hearing to improve.Using pluripotent stem cells, cells from the body that can be turned into a blank slate, scientists...

Amazon Prime Begins Offering Exclusive, Intimate Concerts For Prime Members

Amazon recently announced a new benefit to Amazon Prime membership: exclusive live concerts.The company recently announced four performances in London throughout the summer with tickets only available to Prime members. This marks one of Amazons first forays into physical benefits for its members, as Prime was typically associated with digital perks, online streaming services...

Hear Another New Prince Song From The “Purple Rain” Sessions, "Our Destiny / Roadhouse Garden"

With each passing week, fans should be getting more and more excited for the upcoming expanded release of Princes seminal Purple Rain.Now, another bonus track from the album has appeared on Spotify.A medley of two songs that appeared frequently in Princes sets during the time, Our Destiny / Roadhouse Garden is over six-minutes of...

David Byrne Reveals New Album Out Next Year, Collaborations With Brian Eno And Oneohtrix Point Never, Tour Plans

David Byrne recently participated in a Reddit AMA, or Ask Me Anything, and his answers to fans questions revealed the Talking Heads singers upcoming plans.Bynre told fans that his next album would be out early next year, and that Brian [Eno] helped me a LOT on the record.Im making tour plans (and a...

On TV | Preservation Hall Jazz Band Perform Hour-Long Set For Morning Become Eclectic

On TV features a quick recap of some of the music were playing at the Tomorrows Verse headquarters.Who: Preservation Hall Jazz BandWhat: KCRWs Morning Becomes Eclectic recently welcomed Preservation Hall Jazz Band for a nearly hour-long set promoting their excellent new record, So It Is, which also included an interview.You Need To Know:...

Chicago’s Music Box Theatre To Show Dead Documentary “Long Strange Trip”

The much-anticipated Grateful Dead documentary Long Strange Trip is set for a limited theatrical release starting May 25, and Chicagoans will have a chance to see it on the big screen soon thereafter.The Music Box Theatre, located near the heart of Wrigleyville, will air two screenings of the documentary on May 28, at 2:00pm and 7:00pm....

Wilco Covers Nick Lowe's "Peace Love & Understanding" For Spotify

Members of Wilco have been staying busy recently, which is great news for fans of the band.The band recently recorded two tracks for a Spotify Singles series, including a cover of Nick Lowes (Whats So Funny Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding? (The song was later made famous by Elvis Costello.)The cover seems to...

Danger Mouse And Sam Cohen Play Two Gorgeous Covers On Conan

Esteemed producer Danger Mouse and singer-songwriter Sam Cohen recently worked together to curate Resistance Radio, a compilation soundtrack for an Amazon series that reimagines the world had the Nazis won WWII.The songs on the record aimed to recreate the 60s sound in a darker, more somber style, with each song originating from 1962.Though the...

The National Announce New Album And Tour, Release New Song

The National will return with a new album in 2017, and a tour including two dates in Chicago.Though the band recently oversaw the creation of the massive Day Of The Dead compilation, Sleep Well Beast will be the bands first studio album since 2013s Trouble Will Find Me.To be released on September 8, Sleep Well...