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Album Reviews | March 2017 Releases

By: Alex WoodGrandaddy- Last Place [3/3]Jason Lytles Grandaddy returned for Last Place, the bands first studio album in more than a decade. The record remains within the boundaries previously established on the bands older work, with layers of keyboards, swirling effects and a keen sense of melody. Lytles lyrics are quirky throughout, but more personal...

Spoon, Erykah Badu, Weezer and More To Headline Taste Of Chicago Festival

The Taste Of Chicago has announced the musical acts for its 2015 festival taking place July 8 through July 12 at the Petrillo Music Shell in Grant Park.Headliners will be Weezer, Erykah Badu, The Chieftains, Spoon and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly.The eclectic lineup offers something for fans of any genre. With Weezer catering to the pop-rock...

Brian's Top Ten Albums of 2014

By Brian Brinkman - @sufferingjukeIts been a weird year for me with music. Between traveling through SE Asia & India, throwing myself into a complete career shift, and ultimately moving to the East Coast for the first time in my life, I havent had a ton of time to sit and reflect on music like...

Review / Setlist / Video: Spoon @ Chicago Theater 9/17/14

Subtle & Never Excessive - Spoon at Chicago TheaterBy Alex WoodSpoons music is simple, its attributes subtle and never excessive, and their live show is no exception. The Chicago Theaters extraordinary sound quality only brought such nuance to the forefront, a perfect setting to observe a band that has grown into a popularity greater than...