As the calendar turns to March and Daylight Savings approaches, winter has grasped much of the country in one last freeze. Many of us spent the week in the warmth of cozy, fireside listens.Read more "Follow Friday 2.28.14"
The winder doldrums have me. Entirely. Chicago is in yet another polar vortex, and believe me, the polish has worn off on that phrase. In the beginning we all stayed indoors. I would take the momentary break in sub-zero temperatures to stock up at the grocery store, sure to get some fruit and vegetables though […]Read more "Thawed, briefly"
We got a bit preoccupied this week, but hopefully these recommended listens arrive in time for full enjoyment over the weekend. Here’s what we can’t get enough of this week:Read more "Follow Friday 2.21.14"
Getting a lot of press are the new Sisyphus singles, a collaboration made up of Sufjan Stevens, Son Lux and Serengeti (say that six times) that originally formed in 2012. Back then they put together an EP, this time around it’s a full album which drops on March 18. I am definitely digging these singles […]Read more "Sssssssssss"
Sometimes you go to a show and cringe through the opening acts hoping your ears really, truly aren’t bleeding because you forgot your earplugs in the jean jacket that also has some chocolate biscuits you stashed in there and can’t bring yourself to throw out because they’re maybe still good. Sometimes you go to a […]Read more "Sometimes you go to a show"
Valentine’s Day has us in an amorous sort of mood this week. Here are the albums and artists that have us starry-eyed.Read more "Follow Friday 2.14.14"
Thrilled to bits when Hozier announced late last week that he would be releasing a new EP towards the end of the month. Even more thrilled when he gave us a listen with the title track. Thrilled beyond recognition to share it with all of you. Listen here, and when you find you want to […]Read more "Listen up"