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  • Icelandic Musician Valgeir Sigurdsson Performs at Spaceland Ballroom on March 29

    Icelandic Musician Valgeir Sigurdsson Performs at Spaceland Ballroom on March 29
    Icelandic musician Valgeir Siguršsson has quite an impressive resume of production credits for music recording (Feist, Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, Kate Nash, et al.). Maybe he's so successful in his recording career because he actually knows how to make...
  • Cherubic Folksinger Melanie Returns With a Show at Infinity Hall

    Cherubic Folksinger Melanie Returns With a Show at Infinity Hall
    Melanie Thurs., Nov. 1, Infiinity Music Hall, 20 Greenwoods Road West, Norfolk, (866) 666-6306, infinityhall.com   I've had people make fun of me because I like Melanie. Seriously, good friends, co-workers, even in-laws have ridiculed me for...
  • Poetry Magazine gets a little rock 'n' roll with Lou Reed

     
    Rocker Lou Reed exposes his literary side in a piece in Poetry Magazine addressed to his onetime teacher, the ill-fated writer Delmore Schwartz....
  • Tonight's top shows: Bonnie Prince Billy/Eleventh Dream Day, Lykke Li

     
    Bonnie Prince Billy with Eleventh Dream Day: The third annual Downtown Sound series kicks off with indie-folk maverick Will Oldham, a k a Bonnie Prince Billy, and Chicago quartet Eleventh Dream Day, back with their first album in five years,......
  • CD of the Week: Bill Callahan's 'Apocalypse'

    CD of the Week: Bill Callahan's 'Apocalypse'
    Bill Callahan Apocalypse (Drag City) In different recent interviews marking the release of his new record, Apocalypse, the singer and songwriter Bill Callahan said that he's not a fan of poetry, nor of Bob Dylan. Callahan, who performed under the name...
  • Local Q&A: Canasta

    Local Q&A: Canasta
    If you think winter in Chicago is brutal, try visiting Mongolia in February. Local indie rockers Canasta did just that recently, spending ten days touring the remote country as part of the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural...
  • Satan, Booze and Womanizing: A Memoir of the Louvin Brothers

    Satan, Booze and Womanizing: A Memoir of the Louvin Brothers
    Satan Is Real The Ballad of the Louvin Brothers By Charlie Louvin, with Benjamin Whitmer For a country duo that got its start doing ultra-pious gospel - singing about God and mother, faith, patriotism and honor -- the Louvin Brothers sure weren’...
  • Dawes Step Forward While Staring a Few Decades Back

    Dawes Step Forward While Staring a Few Decades Back
    If you've never heard a note played by either Simon Dawes or Dawes, it's understandably very easy to get the two bands mixed up. After all, their names are very similar and lineup-wise, both are almost the same thing. But to Taylor Goldsmith, Simon...