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Category Archives: California Wives
Band: California Wives Album: Art History Release Date: September 4, 2012 When I listen to “The New Process,” I imagine it anchoring the soundtrack to a remake of Planes, Trains and Automobiles attempting to update the Steve Martin/John Candy story … Continue reading
I took a leisurely stroll down Southport Ave. last night for a show at my neighborhood tavern, Schubas. California Wives headlined the night, their first set at the lofty Lakeview establishment since, I think, their EP release party two labor … Continue reading
California Wives and Santah paired up last night in Wicker Park for a show at Subterranean, my first visit there. What intrigues me about Subt is the stage isn’t in a basement as the name implies, but actually a level … Continue reading
Hey, folks! I’m gonna take a sec to break Chicago Tunes code here to bring y’all some exciting news from the Interwebs… We agree on the notion that California Wives are awesome, yeah? And, that Daytrotter is pretty nifty? Well, … Continue reading
Josh had his fun. (Twice). Now it’s my turn to give my take on the best albums of the year. To keep things local, all of ‘em are by bands from Chicago. (Or, as you’ll soon see, bands that live … Continue reading
So much great stuff going on in Chicago this year that it was actually harder for me to make this list than my normal Top Ten. A good sign for the Chicago music scene and for fans around the world. … Continue reading
Indie rock-poppers California Wives are set to play a show tonight at Bottom Lounge. What better way to prep for it than a chat with Jayson Kramer (vocals/guitar/keys) and Dan Zima (vocals/guitar/bass), eh? Eric Hughes: From your record release show … Continue reading
The Apple Store in downtown Chicago is at once a genius and completely absurd place to host a concert. On the one hand, you have a dedicated base of indie hipsters and innovative minds already tapped at the store. On … Continue reading