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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...

Video | Wire Collaborates with St. Vincent, Ken Vandermark @ Drill Festival Chicago

English band Wire set up in Chicago with a pretty high-minded mission, for their Drill festival. Here's how they put it.Genre-defying evolution is the hallmark of post-punk legends WIREs career. Now, nearly forty years into its existence, Wire is breathing new life into small, curated festivals built on artistic kinship across divergent musical styles,...