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Setlist / Video: First Aid Kit @ The Vic 11/22/14

Posted on November 24th, 2014 by steve

Swedish sisters Johanna Soderberg and Klara Soderberg have been performing as First Aid Kit since 2008. The folk duo recently played The Vic in support of their newest record, Stay Gold, and the set contained some interesting surprises, including two covers and a guest. The band infamously gained fame from a cover of Fleet Foxes’ [...]

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Stream or Download: Drive-by Truckers @ The Vic 10/24/14

Posted on November 24th, 2014 by steve

Drive-By Truckers haven’t stopped touring since the release of English Oceans, the band’s tenth full-length studio album. The ceaseless tour included plenty of big dates and festival outings, but also found the band playing a fairly intimate show at The Vic in October. Anyone who doubts DBT’s ability to rock like they used to needs [...]

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

Posted on November 21st, 2014 by steve

By: Alex Wood “It’s 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 Montreal’s singer at the Museum Of Contemporary Art as part of the David Bowie Is exhibit. Of Montreal has consistently [...]

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Fort Frances Condenses Sufjan Steven’s Chicago To Single Instrument

Posted on November 17th, 2014 by steve

Sufjan Stevens’ “Chicago” earned a place of honor our our Great Chicago Mixtape.  It’s lush arrangement and chamber-rock sensibility makes it a distinctive choice in that playlist. But what if that was broken down, disassembled and rearranged with only a single instrument? That’s what Chicago trio Fort Frances attempts to do on their cover of [...]

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Setlists / Video / Audio / News | Bob Dylan @ Cadillac Palace Theater – November 2014

Posted on November 10th, 2014 by steve

Bob Dylan decamped for three shows in Chicago just as things are exploding in his corner of the universe. The Bootleg Series Volume 11, a six CD complete recording of all the music made with The Band during the historic sixties sessions.  Here’s a track-by-track breakdown A Bob Dylan Bootleg Series iOS app is now [...]

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Wilco: Seriously Acoustic

Posted on November 4th, 2014 by steve

Wilco recently performed on The Tonight Show, playing “Cars Can’t Escape” and “A Magazine Called Sunset” in promotion of their upcoming b-sides and rarities compilation Alpha Mike Foxtrot. Of particular note is an acoustic performance of “I’m The Man Who Loves You,” played casually from a crowded backstage room and released as a web exclusive. This is [...]

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Video: Prince Offers 8 Minute Jam On SNL

Posted on November 3rd, 2014 by steve

If anybody still doubts Prince’s ability to rock, watch his eight-minute Saturday Night Live performance. With 3rdEyeGirl as his backing band, Prince runs through one song from each of his new albums as well as an Alice Smith cover. Prince plays keyboards for “Clouds,” from Art Offical Age, plays guitar for a hard rocking “Marz,” from PlectrumElecctrum, [...]

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AUDIO: Black Keys @ United Center 9/27/14

Posted on October 25th, 2014 by steve

With so many sites dedicated to sharing live music recordings, it’s not often that you find a complete audience recording of a recent show posted up to YouTube.  But that’s the medium that Tim Newell of Paper Dolling Films used to share his pull of the first night of Black Keys two nights at Chicago’s [...]

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Setlist / Stream / Download / Video: Pearl Jam @ BMO Harris Bradley Center 10/20/14 [Yield In Entirety!]

Posted on October 21st, 2014 by steve

Leg two of the “not quite Chicago” Pearl Jam run continued last night in Milwaukee.  After playing the entirety of No Code in Moline, Milwaukee got 1998′s Yield with just a slight interruption. Not many of the Chicagoans who made the trek up appreciated the shout out to Aaron Rodgers, who was in attendance.  But [...]

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Full Show Video: Freeman @ Lincoln Hall 9/24/14

Posted on October 21st, 2014 by steve

Aaron Freeman, better known as Gene Ween, has been touring with a young, four-piece backing band to promote his latest full-length, his first under the name Freeman. For his performance at Lincoln Hall, Freeman leaned heavily on Ween’s discography as well as his solo work, offering fans an intimate glimpse into the writer’s extensive catalog [...]

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