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The Mix – Wreathing of the Lions and 6 other cool things to do in Chicago this weekend

1. ROARING HOLIDAY FUN The 24th annual “Wreathing of the Lions” takes place Friday at... The post The Mix – Wreathing of the Lions and 6 other cool things to do in Chicago this weekend appeared first on Chicago Entertainment - Chicago Sun-Times.

What's going on Thanksgiving Thursday?

Happy Thanksgiving! Not much is going on today in the way of shows, though of course there's the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, with Pat Benatar, Questlove, Trey Songz and more performing. Webster Hall's weekly House Party is still on...

Animal Collective streaming new album at Baltimore airport

Animal Collective have a new album! Actually, that's been known for a little bit now, with rumors floating around and members having confirmed its existence over the past several weeks. But details are now slowly streaming in. In fact,...Show More Summary

Tarzana (Spencer Clark and Jan Anderzén) touring Europe through December

It's not every Wednesday afternoon that I find myself writing about a European tour, but let's be honest, it's most Wednesdays. Seems like a lot of musical artists think touring Europe is a pretty swell thing to do, from big name acts like Fastball in 1998 and Adele to the little guys like Fastball in 2015 and Islam Chipsy. Show More Summary

Film Review: Sam Klemke’s Time Machine (Dir. Matthew Bate)

The metaphysical dichotomy of macrocosm and microcosm has fascinated humankind presumably since we first looked upward from this planet into the vast expanse that surrounds us and wondered, "What is our place and our purpose amidst this...Show More Summary

Listen: The PutBacks - “Kung Fu Pyramids”

Morse code travels the crusted wire grounded on the seabed. The wire coils like a snake, recoils, winds and unwinds, shifts directions. The code travels slower than a message in a bottle. Once that code is "dropped in the mail," who knows where it will end up?

Listen: Ki Oni - “mandopop”

A little late on this one, I know, but I just dove deep into this Ki Oni album, and I couldn't help myself from sharing. Elephas is too damn chill for its own good, but I think that chillness turned me off a bit when I first heard this one.

Listen: The Hero of Warchester - The Hero of Warchester

Staring at the stucco ceiling, facial patterns emerge from the speckled white landscape. Bulging eyes — swollen and open, framed by large cheeks and drooping ears — look back at you with their fixed features. Your own face goes from wonder, to worry, to acceptance. Show More Summary

Cerberus: Lasse Passage - Stop Making Sense and Start Making Money

Collecting four volumes of a series can always seem a chore of fruition -- both for artist and listener. How do separate ideas fit within the context of one concrete object, and is it worth the journey for the ADD addled generation most apt to devour music in morsels rather than one family style course. Show More Summary

pics: Nik Turner's Hawkwind, Hedersleben, Netherlands & Dinner @ Grand Victory

Photos by Greg Cristman I was in the band for 10 years, and after I left, I discovered they'd trademarked the name of the band (without me). I thought, I have a right to that name. It was my nickname,...

pics: Yonatan Gat, Pill and The Yin Yangs @ Knitting Factory

photos by Christina Domingues Yonatan Gat / Pill @ Knitting Factory, 11/24/2015 Yonatan Gat just wrapped up his North American tour with a homecoming Brooklyn show at Knitting Factory on Tuesday night (11/24). As usual, Yonatan and his excellent band...

Kendrick Lamar Remixes Jay Rock's "Easy Bake"

Kendrick Lamar has remixed Jay Rock's "Easy Bake"-- a song that already features guest verses from Kendrick and SZA. As MTV reports, the Jay Rock and SZA parts have stayed the same, but you can listen to Kendrick's new verse on remix, below. Jay Rock - "Traffic Jam (Easy Bake Remix)" feat. Show More Summary

Richard Thompson touring, opening for Glen Hansard (dates)

photo: Richard Thompson at Joe's Pub in 2013 (more by PSquared) Glen Hansard is on tour now, and since we last spoke the legendary Richard Thompson was added as an opener to a few dates. One of those is the...

Animal Collective's Streaming Their New Album in an Airport, New Music Out Monday?

Whoa. All of the Thanksgiving travelers at Baltimore’s BWI Airport are getting an earful of Animal Collective’s new album right now. Through the popular music identifying app Shazam, we know that least one song has been confirmed to be called “Floridada” (that’s not the name of... Continue reading

Eagles of Death Metal Discuss Paris Shooting in Their First Interview Since the Attacks

Jesse Hughes and Josh Homme  have given their first interview since the deadly attack at Eagles of Death Metal's show at Le Bataclan in Paris on November 13. Speaking with VICE co-founder Shane Smith, they discussed the trajectory of...Show More Summary

A guide to NYC holiday concerts and events

It's that time of year again. Like "All I Want is Christmas is You," holiday shows in NYC are omnipresent. We've already posted about NYC Hanukkah shows, now here's a roundup of just about everything else. Darlene Love is...

Animal Collective Reportedly Streaming New Album in Baltimore Airport Right Now

Image via Matt Baetz' Instagram Animal Collective are reportedly streaming their new album on loop right now in Baltimore's BWI Airport, Stereogum reports. A post on Animal Collective's instagram displays the message " ItsintheAirifyoucanFindit",...Show More Summary

Eagles of Death Metal discuss Paris tragedy in new video interview (watch)

It's been almost two weeks since the horrible terrorist attacks in Paris, that included opening fire on a crowd at the Eagles of Death Metal concert at the Bataclan that killed at least 90 people including their merch guy...

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