John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats is playing at the Portage Theater on Wednesday (the show was just moved from Epiphany–which means tickets are available again), and I’ve been seeing photos of him in a few Chicago publications. His luxuriant head of hair in this shot:

made me think of another celebrated mane:

In fact, between their coiffures and their close-set eyes, I think they could be related.

Today’s playlist:

Steve Lantner Trio, What You Can Throw (Hatology)
Zerfu Demissie, Akotet (Terp)
John Zorn, Filmworks XX (Tzadik)
Ragga Twins, Ragga Twins Step Out (Soul Jazz)
Max Eastley, Graham Halliwell, Evan Parker, and Mark Wastell, A Life Saved by a Spider and Two Doves (Another Timbre)