This past week, Ashley got to sit down with local acoustic folk duo The Flower Jax. Please enjoy!
Disconcerted with the gloomy, rainy Wednesday night at U of I, Fitz came out blazing with energy ready to put on the show everyone had been patiently waiting for. Their hit song, “Out Of My League,” from their sophomore album, More Than Just A Dream, climbed to the top of the charts in no time, leaving everyone […]
Staff writer and DJ Lise Graham got to chat with Joe Karnes, bassist for California-based alternative-soul outfit Fitz & the Tantrums this afternoon! Check out the interview below and don’t forget to catch them and Capital Cities at the State Farm Center tomorrow night!
1 - “Green Thoughts” – The Smithereens, Green Thoughts (1988) This track is one of my favorite album-closers of all time, and I was thrilled when they played it at the Wells Street Festival in Chicago last summer. Clever chord changes, often on syncopated beats, and poppy melodies make this song memorable. 2 – “Tomorrow” – […]
Recorded live at the Miami Pop Festival on May 18, 1968, I thought this release would be just another set of recordings that would fall through the cracks like many of the posthumous Hendrix releases have. It’s too early to say how it will be received, but I think this one has a few special […]
Local favorites The Fights have excited lately with a couple of excellent shows. Sunday, however, they brought their show to the PGU Studios with Loud & Local. Ashley got to sit down with the band to talk about all sorts of things. Stream the interview/performance above.