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Alex's Top 100 Albums Of 2018

For the last decade, Ive compiled a list of my favorite studio albums at the end of each year. It gives me a reason to go back and listen to everything again, and lays out a sort of pattern that helps me comprehend the year in music on some larger scale.2018 was an interesting year,...

Review | Ryley Walker @ The Empty Bottle 12-28-18

By: Alex WoodA large part of Ryley Walkers appeal is his level of unpredictability. Each studio record from the Chicago songwriter shifts sounds dramatically. Each tour features a different band delivering a different sound, even for the same old songs.Walkers an example of an artist simply following his heart and mind wherever they wander,...

West Loop Dance Club and Venue The MID To Close In 2019

The coming months will host the final shows at The MID, a longtime staple of Chicagos nightlife and club scene.But the venue wont go out without a bang.In the coming weeks, the MID will announce One Last Song, a closing party lineup that will allow its patrons final opportunities to dance at the...

Late Night Roundup | Jim James, Cat Power, Nathaniel Ratliff & More

Its been a big week for music on television. Watch as some of Tomorrows Verses favorite artists hit the promotional, late-night television circuit. Jim James on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonMy Morning Jacket songwriter is returning with his second record of 2018, Uniform Clarity. James performs the stripped down political ballad Over And Over,...

Late Night Roundup | White Denim, Marcus King Band, Dave Matthews Band & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite artists his the promotional, late-night television circuit.White Denim on ConanAustin psych-rockers White Denim recently graced Conans stage to promote their newest release, Performance. It Might Get Dark has a bustling drive and energetic feel, sticking to the more accessible side of the bands often nostalgic sound. Marcus...

Late Night Roundup | Greta Van Fleet, Courtney Barnett, Leon Bridges & More

Watch as some of Tomorrows Verses favorite artists hit the promotional, late-night television circuit. Greta Van Fleet on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonRetro rock n rollers Greta Van Fleet have a strikingly similar sound to classic Led Zeppelin, but their live shows have proven the band to be anything but copycats. This is...

Late Night Roundup | Jim James, Beck, Stephen Malkmus & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite artists hit the promotional, late-night television circuit. Jim James on Jimmy Kimmel Live!Shortly after releasing his skuzzy, politically-driven new record Uniform Distortion, My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James headed to Kimmels show to perform a couple songs live. Unlike his upcoming solo tour, James using a full...

Festival Watch | 312 Block Party

Festival Watch is a Tomorrows Verse feature that breaks festival news into the facts that you need to know. Goose Island 312 Block Party - September 21 & 22 Headliners To WatchTV On The Radio - Brooklyn art-rock staples TV On The Radio are known for an impressive live show, making them a perfect headliner for...

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...