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This Week in Music

Once the hotbed of the downtown rock scene, the Highdive dazzled last weekend with two well-attended early shows. Addison and The Redwalls wonderfully supplemented American Minor, and the More Ways than Three r...
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They Are The Fun Blame Monsters

The idea of a band using a computer program to help arrange their songs may strike many "rockists" and those desperately clinging to traditional songwriting as a little slice of impersonal, easily dismissed gim...
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Chillin’ With Keller Williams

With an unabashedly fun, quirky songwriting voice and a knack for inventing infectious rhythmic grooves (not to mention the rather impressive layers of sound he can get out of live phrase sampling of his own pl...
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Sound Ground #64

Joni Laurence is back from her five-week internship at Compass Records in Nashville, in plenty of time for her March 10 show with Patty Larkin and Catie Curtis at Virginia Theatre. A more intimate alternative,...
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The Hurly-Burly

Veteran rockers Joe Jackson and Todd Rundgren have announced a tour running from April 13 to May 21 making a stop in Chicago on May at the Cadillac Palace Theatre. The Silver Jews' latest LP, tentatively title...