Lucius Stories

Friday Album Reviews | 10 New Records You Need To Know

As every week brings new music, Tomorrow's Verse brings you our top picks for the week. Here are our favorite records from 3/2. By: Alex WoodJonathan Wilson Rare BirdsLos Angeles songwriter Jonathan Wilson returns with his first solo album in four years, Rare Birds. Combining the Laurel Canyon sound with heavy psychedelic influences, the record...

Watch Roger Waters' Dress Rehearsal For Epic Us + Them Tour

Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters begins his much anticipated Us + Them Tour on Friday night in Kansas City, but held a dress rehearsal in New Jersey beforehand.Inviting roughly 1,000 friends, family and contest winners to the show, Waters was backed by his full band, which includes Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig, the vocalists from Lucius....

WATCH: Indie Rock Lineup Perform Day Of The Dead Live @ Eaux Claires Festival

Photo via dayofthedead InstagramOne difference between a jamband festival and an indie rock music festival:  there are eleventy billion recordings available (video, audio, audience pro-shot) online for something like Lockn, but you'll be lucky to find a couple of portrait-shot Vines and archived Periscopes from Eaux Claires, its indie counterpart.One thing they have...

Album Reviews | March 2016 Releases

M. Ward- More Rain [3/4]His first solo release since 2012, M. Wards More Rain is an extremely big deal. The underrated and understated folk singer-songwriter has a cult-like following, developed over years of consistent releases that focus on atmosphere and songwriting. More Rain sounds deceptively simple, as though the songs have existed forever, every instrument sounding...

Setlist / Video | Roger Waters Performs With My Morning Jacket For Newport Folk Festival Set

Roger Waters may seem like an unlikely headliner choice for the iconic Newport Folk Festival, but the Pink Floyd bassist certainly did it right.Performing a set of Pink Floyd songs, covers and originals, the songwriter was backed by My Morning Jacket for the entirety of the performance, as well as the singers of Lucius....

Review / Setlist / Photos: Lucius wsg Tweedy @ Metro 10/8/14

Words & Photos: Alex WoodLucius built a fan base by making music as unpredictable as their live show, with each song and performance full of surprises. Their show at the Metro was no exception, notably featuring guests Jeff and Spencer Tweedy.For those unfamiliar, Luciuss set-up isnt that of your typical indie band.Two female...

Jeff Tweedy Reveals New Band Name, New Song "I'll Sing It" (Audio)

Jeff Tweedy is set to embark on a highly anticipated tour this summer, but not with Wilco or his tried-and-true solo acoustic format. He'll tour with a newly formed band -- now called TWEEDY -- behind the forthcoming album Sukierae (sue-key-ray), to be released on September 16th.When I set out to make this record,...

Review & Photos: Lucius @ Cubby Bear 2/25/14

Words / Photos: Alex WoodLucius has everything it takes to be a hip indie band: matching outfits, two female singers, percussion instruments scattered on stage before a mod, faux-psychedelic backdrop, and plenty of wordless sing-along melodies.Yet despite the carefully planned approach, the bands music proved to be anything but formulaic.Part of the Free Sample...