You can best hear Iguana’s dexterous piano runs on the instrumentals he composed, and his sense of humor is obvious from titles like “Hammer and Tickle” and “Land Of Precisely Three Dances.”
After COVID-19, Coleman asked, “What could we do with the clubs closed? What could we do to bring music to people?”
Smashing Pumpkin’s eleventh album is a twenty-track, double-album bonanza. If the title single is any indication, expect some defiantly old-school synth-pop.
Record Store Day makes me anxious. As soon as the list is posted, I worry about flippers and records selling-out. Yet, this year, I could be in the moment.
What stands out on the debut EP is the quality of the songs and Larry Damore’s vocals, blunt to the point of sounding almost bone-headed but never diminishing his bleeding-heart passion.
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The reorganization of the concert is just half of the reimagination of the festival. There’s also an entirely separate component: an audio walking tour of the Ravenswood neighborhood.
Hayward has kept his solo identity entirely distinct from the Moody Blues—trading the band’’s sumptuousness and grandiosity for a leaner, more intimate sound.
Live music trickles back into Chicago this autumn. Here are three acts worth breaking self-isolation for.
“I get emails from students saying it’s their lifeline, ‘I would’ve gone crazy during the crisis without this.’”