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FESTIVAL WATCH | Fulton Market Harvest Fest

 Festival Watch is a Tomorrows Verse feature where we break down festival news into the facts you need to know.Fulton Market Harvest Fest September 30-October 1Headliners To WatchTortoise Chicago post-rock legends Tortoise will headline the festival Sunday. Truly one of the citys most talented group of musicians, their instrumental capabilities and creative compositions...

Review / Video | Depeche Mode @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheater 8/30/17

Words: Alex Wood | Photo: DM FacebookThis was my first time seeing Depeche Mode, and it was immediately apparent I had a lot to learn.Ive listened to every Depeche Mode record and know their music well enough, but wasnt the same kind of diehard fan as the people I met in the parking lot, spouting...

On TV | David Rawlings' 'Cumberland Gap'

On TV features a quick recap of what we've been listening to at Tomorrow's Verse headquarters. Who: Songwriter and guitarist David Rawlings, joined by Gillian Welch and moreWhat: Rawlings performs Cumberland Gap for Minneapolis public radio station The CurrentYou Need To Know: The excellent album Poor Davids Almanack came out earlier this month,...

Album Reviews | August 2017 Releases

Randy Newman Dark Matter [8/4]It only makes sense for Randy Newman to return in 2017 with his first new material in nine years. The songwriters knack for cynical and sarcastic songwriting fits perfectly with the political climate, a fact not lost on Newman, who delivers songs like Putin with a firm tongue-in-cheek cleverness. The record still...

Friday Album Reviews | Six New Records You Need To Know

LCD Soundsystem American Dream [9/1]James Murphy and his band return with their first record since 2010, American Dream. Though distinctly mining sounds from the same 80s post-punk and new wave scenes that have defined the career, the new record is definitely a change for the band, straying further from the pop-oriented nature of This Is Happening....

More Than 11 Hours Of 1972 Dark Star In One Seamless Mix

Have you ever just wanted to live in a 1972 Dark Star?  Well, now you can, essentially -- or at least for nearly twelve hour increments.Thanks to archive.org user SonicWallpaper, a super seamless mix of nearly every one of the brilliantly improvisational Dark Stars from that magnificent year are presented in...

Videos | Phil & Bob In Many Forms @ Lockn '17

[instagram id="BYV6yEnh5ic"]Lockn' is a Pete Shapiro production, so you can reliably expect some Grateful Dead in the mix every year.This year, both Phil Lesh and Bob Weir had both scheduled and unscheduled appearances -- on the main stage and elsewhere.  Let's take a review through video...The first big...

Prince Now Has An Official Shade Of Purple

Few artists in history have owned a color the way that Prince did purple.Now, Pantone Inc., the New Jersey company that specializes in color matching and developments, has created an official shade of purple to honor Prince.The color, created with permission from Princes estate, is named Love Symbol #2, a reference to his iconic...

On TV | War On Drugs Perform KFOG Private Concert

On TV features a quick recap of what weve been listening to at Tomorrows Verse headquarters. Who: The War On DrugsWhat: A laid-back, acoustic session in front of a small audience for San Francisco radio station KFOGYou Need To Know: Having released an incredible new record, A Deeper Understanding, last week, The War On Drugs...

FESTIVAL WATCH | Red Bull’s ‘30 Days In Chicago’ Concert Series

Festival Watch is a Tomorrow's Verse feature where we break down festival news into the facts you need to know. Red Bull Sound Select's '30 Days In Chicago' - 11/1-11/30You Need To KnowRed Bull Sound Select has announced its 30 Days In Chicago concert series, bringing more than 80 musical acts to Chicago over the...