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Listen To David Byrne’s ‘One Year Later’ Playlist

Always a beacon of intelligence in the music scene, Talking Heads frontman David Byrne continues to update his blog with meaningful posts, reviews and more.Now, the artist has created a Spotify playlist titled One Year Later, consisting of contemporary pop music hes been listening to lately that has been released since the presidential election....

On TV | Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile’s ‘Sea Lice by the Seaside’

On TV features a quick recap of what weve been listening to at Tomorrows Verse headquarters. Who: Courtney Barnett, Kurt Vile and their current touring band, the Sea LiceWhat: A full, 50-minute performance on a Malibu beach recorded for Pitchfork LiveYou Need To Know: Two of todays most compelling songwriters, Barnett and Vile teamed up...

Friday Album Reviews | Six Records You Need To Know

By: Alex WoodAs every Friday brings new music, Tomorrow's Verse brings you our top picks. Here's our favorite albums from 11/3.Blitzen Trapper Wild and RecklessPortlands Blitzen Trapper continue their journey through the depths of Americana music with Wild and Reckless, a record packed with Southern imagery, twangy guitars and folk-rock arrangements. The record largely came...

Listen To A New Song From Brian Eno and My Bloody Valentine’s Kevin Shields

In an unexpected but exciting collaboration, famed producer and ambient pioneer Brian Eno has teamed up with My Bloody Valentines Kevin Shields for a single song.The track, titled Only Once Away My Son, was recorded for Adult Swims long-running Singles Program. The song clearly features the expertise of both artists, featuring more than nine...

New Music Venue Proposed For Downtown Aurora

The Fox Valley Music Foundation wants to turn an unused, city-owned building in downtown Aurora into a music venue and event space.Steve Warrenfeltz, president of the foundation, pitched the idea to Aurora City Councils Finance Committee during discussions of how to use the vacant building at 19 to 21 S. Broadway.He described his plans as...

Late Night Roundup | Foo Fighters with Alice Cooper, Thundercat, Fleet Foxes & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite bands hit the promotional late-night television circuit. 1. Fleet Foxes on The Late Show with Stephen ColbertHaving released one of the best albums of 2017, Seattle progressive-folk pioneers Fleet Foxes continue a lengthy tour and stopped by Colberts show to promote Crack-Up. The band brought a gorgeous rendition of Fools Errand,...

This Week’s Shows | October 31 – November 6

The music scene in Chicago never slows down, and were here to keep you on track. Here is a list of Tomorrows Verses favorite shows in town this week.Terrapin Flyer @ Chop Shop 10/31Chicagos favorite Grateful Dead cover band Terrapin Flyer will perform a free show at 1st Ward / Chop Shop in Wicker Park on...

Friday Album Reviews | Nine New Records You Need To Know

Bootsy Collins World Wide Funk [10/27]Parliament leader and bassist Bootsy Collins returns with World Wide Funk, which may be one of his funkiest records yet. Joined by a slew of stars and admirers including Victor Wooten, Stanley Clarke and Buckethead, each song is offers a different side of the funk spectrum without losing its party-ready...

Full Show Video | Pixies @ Chicago Theatre 10/8/17

Pixies put on a show like nobody else.During the first incarnation, the band released an EP and four albums that literally changed the course of music, influencing the alternative and indie genres infinitely, creating songs that quickly became timeless classics.When the band returned to recording in 2014, reviews were mixed. In truth, this was...

Buddy Guy Announces 2018 Legends Residency

Buddy Guys residency at his blues club, Legends, is a Chicago institution at this point, drawing music fans from around the city and world throughout the month of January.This year should be no different, with 16 Buddy Guy concerts stretching across the month, every show featuring a different opener. Guy performs Thursday through Sunday each...