Of Montreal Stories

Late Night Roundup | Arcade Fire, Decemberists, Of Montreal & More

Watch some of Tomorrows Verses favorite artists hit the promotional, late-night television circuit.1. Arcade Fire on Saturday Night LiveCanadian indie-rock icons Arcade Fire brought their glamorous live show to SNL this weekend, performing two songs from their recently released record Everything Now. Using the break between songs to change outfits, the band doesnt hold back...

Friday Album Reviews | Eight New Records You Need To Know

As every Friday brings new music, Tomorrow's Verse brings you our top picks for the week. Here are our favorite records from 3/9.By: Alex WoodDavid Byrne American UtopiaThe first solo album from the Talking Heads frontman in 14 years, American Utopia is everything one could ask for from Byrne. A set of quirky but thoughtful songs...

Review / Photos / Setlist | Of Monteral @ Thalia Hall 4/22/17

Words: Alex Wood | Photos: Zach StoneAn unpredictable band with a definite attention to detail, Of Montreal has remained a relevant and exciting live act for more than a decade, carving out a much needed niche freak scene in the world of live music.The bands performance at Thalia Hall showcased their glam-rock and electro-pop sensibilities,...

Album Reviews- March 2015 Releases

By: Alex WoodOf Montreal- Aureate Gloom [3/3]Of Montreals 13th studio album is perhaps amongst Kevin Barnes most sincere songwriting. His extensive vocabulary expresses the emotional strains of divorcing his wife, Nina, an overarching subject of the album. Musically, the album finds Barnes and his band straying from the electronic, Prince-esque style of past releases and...

Review / Setlist / Video: Kevin Barnes @ Schuba's 11/21/14

By: Alex WoodAfter a straightforward and surprisingly normal acoustic set and interview at the MCA, Of Montreals Kevin Barnes showed his true colors during his solo performance at Schubas.The singers oddball sense of humor was intact for the entire show, but came out immediately as the singer compiled a Thanksgiving-themed list of things Im...

Setlist / Review / Video | Kevin Barnes Covers Bowie at MCA 11/20/14

By: Alex WoodIts kind of intimidating to be inside the body of David Bowie, Kevin Barnes said before performing Queen Bitch.The song opened a short set of acoustic Bowie covers performed by Of Montreals singer at the Museum Of Contemporary Art as part of the David Bowie Is exhibit.Of Montreal has consistently drawn...