In 2018 Nick Cave opened a new portal into his world with a question-and-answer newsletter titled the Red Hand Files. As queries from fans flooded in, Cave dutifully replied with poetic meditations, splashy Polaroids of his opulent Brighton home, and the occasional errant one-liner that shed new light on the mystique that he’s meticulously cultivated […]
One of the most expensive restaurants in Chicago gets Mike Sula’s nod.
My choices for best albums of 2010, numbers 11-40.
DJ Shadow, Mario Diaz de Leon, Incantation, the Catburglars, Mike Reed’s Loose Assembly with Roscoe Mitchell, Grinderman, and other notable shows
This week’s Early Warnings include Grinderman, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, the Morning Benders, Shearwater, the XX, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, X Japan, the Frames, and others.