Steve Gunn Stories

Late Night Roundup | Margo Price, Beck, Phosphorescent & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite artists hit the promotional, late-night television circuit.Margo Price on Jimmy Kimmel Live!Even at six months pregnant, country songwriter Margo Price is rocking harder than the rest. Her recent appearance on Kimmels show featured two tracks from All American Made, including an extended take on Cocaine Cowboys where...

Review / Audio | Steve Gunn & Lee Renaldo @ Empty Bottle 1/16/17

By: @WeirScrewedIndie guitarist Steve Gunn made an anticipated return to Chicago Monday night, but in a slightly different capacity than originally billed.  This stop from his solo tour with Lee Ranaldo and Meg Baird had been rescheduled from Thalia Hall and moved to the cozier confines of Empty Bottle.  Billed as a solo...

Tomorrow's Verse 2016 Album Of The Year Poll

So many publications offer so many end of the year album lists, so why do most of them look like they are written in a foreign language? Sure a handful of my favorites records find themselves in the "lists that matter", but even after looking at Rob Mitchum's incredible aggregation work, I still find myself...

Full Show Audio | Steve Gunn @ Metro 10/8/16

When Alex made it out Dinosaur Jr. in October (filing this excellent review), we were disappointed that he wasn't able to catch set by opener Steve Gunn, a guitarist who has been dazzling us for some time now.Luckily another contributor was in the house, and even brought his recording gear.  We're happy to...

Review / Video | Steve Gunn & Promised Land Sound @ Schubas 6/23/16

By: @WeirScrewedIn a busy Chicago live music scene, timing can be everything. Every single night in this city offers a ton of possibilities, but often terrestrial responsibilities can stop weeknight plans in their tracks.  But timing counts, so when Steve Gunn announced a show at Schubas on the eve of two Phish...

The Golden Age Of Guitar Players: A Six Month Six String Odyssey

By: Aaron Stein (@neddyo)We are in the golden age of guitar players.Thats something Ive been saying/writing/tweeting for several years now, but its as true now as its ever been. For me, the first six months of 2016 has been a perfect distillation of this golden age: a steady flow of albums...

Playlist | Listen To What Wilco Listens To

By: Alex WoodWith recent releases The Whole Love and Star Wars, Wilco moved increasingly further from their classic sound, utilizing ambience and electronics in the former and raw guitar work and noise in the latter.Following the release of Star Wars, Wilco sent email subscribers a list of recommended records based on the bands taste,...

Album Reviews | October 2014 Releases

For October, we've got 14 capsule reviews from Alex and four "Editor's Choice" summaries from me below. A key track from each release is included in the embedded Spotify playlist at the bottom of the page.Flying Lotus- Youre Dead! [10/7]Flying Lotuss music has never been simple, and Youre Dead! is no exception. Busting through 19 songs...

These Are My Jams, Volume Ten

Welcome to the ninth edition of the The BarnsThese Are My Jamsseries. To see what this is all about,check out Volume Oneand for more jams, ourlanding page for the entire series.1. It always warms my heart to see young people embrace the sound that Houndmouth excels at. It's inviting, comfortable and capable of so...