Electric Guest’s cofounders, vocalist-instrumentalist Asa Taccone (a Danger Mouse mentee) and drummer-producer Matthew “Cornbread” Compton, like to say they met in 2011 when they both rented rooms in a Los Angeles house that essentially functions as a dorm for musicians. An October profile in Paper magazine suggests that Compton decided he wanted to collaborate after […]
Avant-rock elder statesman John Cale hasn’t played in Chicago in years, so this show is a hell of an occasion. One of two surviving members of the original Velvet Underground, the Welsh-born musician has had a career spanning more than five decades, and while he’s slowed down his recorded output since reaching his late 70s, […]
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Erykah Badu, Thee Silver Mt. Zion Orchestra, Andre Williams, the Brian Jonestown Massacre, the Pharez Whitted Sextet, and more
An unlikely alliance between the Black Keys and Danger Mouse.