Local four-piece Mystery Actions remind Gossip Wolf of the cool, slightly intimidating kids from the Chicago street-punk scene in the late 80s and early 90s, when it centered on Clark and Belmont—specifically Punkin’ Donuts and the Alley. Perhaps that’s because the band—vocalist Nikki Mouse, guitarist Lucy Dekay, drummer Rose Beef, and bassist Mikhael Hell—crank out […]
Tag: Dallas Thomas
Time to jump on the Bandcamp stuff you’ve been waiting to buy
Once again, it’s “Bandcamp day”—when almost all your money goes to the artists and labels you want to support.
Slow Pulp make a dreamy album for the year we can’t wake up from
Slow Pulp make a dreamy album for the year we can’t wake up from, Pelican guitarist Dallas Thomas keeps the solo jams coming, and more.
Metropolitan Brewing teams up with Pelican for the biere de garde Cold Hope
Beer and Metal returns to review a long-gestating collaboration by beloved Chicago institutions Pelican and Metropolitan Brewing.
Pelican deliver a powerful and emotional new album, Nighttime Stories
Chicago (mostly) instrumental progressive-metal favorites Pelican produced full-lengths on a fairly regular schedule throughout the 00s, but that reliability began to break down when the decade flipped to the 10s. Four years passed between What We All Come to Need and Forever Becoming, the first album with Dallas Thomas of the Swan King stepping in […]
Pelican play a rare show with vocals at the Goose Island Urban Block Party
For just the third time in their 15-year career, Pelican won’t be entirely instrumental onstage: Allen Epley of the Life and Times will join the band to sing “The Cliff” on Friday.
Pelican offers up a preview to self-released live record Arktika
The local instrumental four-piece ready a double LP.
Three Floyds and Pelican team up again, this time for the black IPA Immutable Dusk
Pelican celebrate the release of Forever Becoming by tapping a new Three Floyds collaboration at their Bottom Lounge show on Wednesday.
Gossip Wolf: Cafe Mustache crowdfunds a bigger music room
Cafe Mustache crowdfunds a bigger music room, Pelican record their fifth LP, and more
Artist on Artist: Trevor de Brauw of Pelican talks to Noah Leger
Trevor de Brauw of Pelican talks to Noah Leger of Electric Hawk and Anatomy of Habit