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Studio Verse | Psych & Jam Sessions

Studio Verse is a Tomorrows Verse feature that collects the best television and radio station recording sessions from our favorite musicians.In todays edition, we explore a collection of psychedelic rock and jam sessions that have surfaced recently. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard KEXP Australian psych-rockers King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard released five...

On TV | Kurt Vile And Courtney Barnett’s Concert Documentary

On TV features a quick recap of what weve been listening to at Tomorrows Verse headquarters.Who: Kurt Vile and Courtney BarnettWhat: A 30-minute documentary to correspond with last years collaborative album, Lotta Sea Lice.You Need To Know: Titled Friends of Wonder, the documentary focuses on their friendship, using back-stage interviews and live footage...

On TV | Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile’s Tiny Desk Concert

On TV features a quick recap of what weve been listening to at Tomorrows Verse headquarters.Who: Courtney Barnett and Kurt VileWhat: An acoustic, duo performance for NPRs Tiny Desk Concert seriesYou Need To Know: While songwriters Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile at first seemed an unlikely team, both their studio album Lotta Sea Lice...

Late Night Roundup | Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile, Mavis Staples & More

Watch some of Tomorrow's Verse's favorite artists hit the promotional late-night television circuit. 1. Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile on The Late Show with Stephen ColbertHaving recently released the collaborative album Lotta Sea Lice, songwriters Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile stopped by Colberts show to perform a couple songs. They played Over Everything with their...

On TV | Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile’s ‘Sea Lice by the Seaside’

On TV features a quick recap of what weve been listening to at Tomorrows Verse headquarters. Who: Courtney Barnett, Kurt Vile and their current touring band, the Sea LiceWhat: A full, 50-minute performance on a Malibu beach recorded for Pitchfork LiveYou Need To Know: Two of todays most compelling songwriters, Barnett and Vile teamed up...

This Week's Shows | October 23 - October 30

The music scene in Chicago never slows down, and were here to keep you on track. Here is a list of Tomorrows Verses favorite shows in town this week.Hiss Golden Messenger @ Lincoln Hall 10/24Hiss Golden Messenger has become a staple in the Americana scene and remains one of the most underrated acts around. Led...

Friday Album Reviews | Eight New Records You Need To Know

As every Friday brings new music, Tomorrow's Verse brings you our top picks. Here are our favorite new records from October 13. By: Alex WoodBeck ColorsColors is, without a doubt, amongst the most highly anticipated records of this year. After winning a Grammy for the solemn folk record Morning Phase in 2014, Beck instantly began work...

Kurt Vile & Courtney Barnett Are Making A Record

Guitarist Kurt Vile is presently finishing up an Australian tour and apparently he's had the chance to meet up with one of our favorite Aussies.Vile joined Courtney Barnett at Newmarket Studios in North Melbourne for a little recording.  Here are some social media posts that document the collaboration including a&...

The National Details Plans For Grateful Dead Tribute Compilation

In a recent interview with Stereogum, members of The National released information on the next compilation in the Red Hot charity series, a collection of Grateful Dead covers curated by the band.After the success of Dark Was The Night, produced by The Nationals Dessner brothers and featuring a slew of big indie artists contributing...

Album Reviews | September 2015 Releases

By: Alex WoodThunderbitch- Thunderbitch [9/1]After releasing one of the years best records with The Alabama Shakes, singer, songwriter and guitarist Brittany Howard surprised fans with an unannounced record as Thunderbitch. Consisting of Howard and a handful of Nashville rock musicians, the record has a gritty rock n roll sound, full of distorted guitar, pounding drums...