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Uh Bones — Only You

Band: Uh Bones Album: Only You Release Date: February 12, 2013 Recommended: Eric has already written on this blog about Uh Bones, and I’m not sure I can add much more in regards to the good work they are doing … Continue reading

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Ben Gibbard, Advance Base @ The Athenaeum Theatre (11/2)

Thanks to a kind friend and the convenient proximity of my birthday, I got to see Ben Gibbard, the creative force behind Death Cab for Cutie, play a nearly sold-out solo acoustic show at The Athenaeum on Friday night. The … Continue reading

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Old 97’s @ The Vic Theatre (10/19)

The Old 97’s Too Far to Care Tour stopped at The Vic this past Friday, and it was a real treat to hear that seminal 1997 album in its entirety live. Their third album and major label debut, it served … Continue reading

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Conor Oberst, Van Dyke Parks @ Riverfront Theater (9/22)

This was my first time at the wonderful Riverfront Theater, a large circus tent (yes, you read that right, a circus tent) located just off the River and Chicago Ave. While I can’t imagine that it would have been as … Continue reading

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Any Kind — ‘Never Seen Anyone Out There Like You'; Dear Everyone — ‘Whatever Forever,’ ‘Brain Children’

Any Kind’s Dan Duszynski has recently been involved in the release of three beguiling video projects that deserve some mention. The first is the debut music video for that band’s single, “Never Seen Anyone Out There Like You”: The found … Continue reading

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Fiona Apple @ Lincoln Hall (3/18)

Fiona Apple officially kicked off her “return” this year at South by Southwest, and all reports from the festival have been overwhelmingly positive. Her first night in Chicago (One of two! Aren’t we lucky?) was a short but oh so … Continue reading

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Any Kind — A N Y K I N D

Band: Any Kind Album: A N Y  K I N D Release Date: February 14, 2012 Free mp3: “Never Seen Anyone Out There Like You” (’til March 1) I have had the pleasure of spending a lot of time with … Continue reading

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Any Kind, Algebro @ Schubas (1/9)

There are few things that will get me out of the house on a busy Monday night. A Dan Duszynski project is one of them. I should state right up front that his new band, Any Kind, was the reason … Continue reading

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JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound, Green Room Rockers @ Schubas (12/30)

Remember the holidays? They seem so far away already. Most of us are already wrapped up in work, school and what have you, but I’d like to take a look back at the past weekend… I spent New Year’s Eve … Continue reading

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Noam Pikelny & Friends @ Schubas (12/17)

Being a big Punch Brothers fan, there was no way I was going to miss this show. Noam Pikelny is a celebrated banjo player (the recent recipient of the 2010 Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass), and … Continue reading

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