When Chicago indie-rock stalwarts Eleventh Dream Day released their 14th album (and first in five years), Since Grazed, in April 2021, the pandemic prevented them from having a proper release party. The group, formed in 1983, are creeping up on their 40th anniversary, and though they didn’t hold together this long by being impatient, they […]
Tonic Room transforms itself into Golden Dagger, and Eleventh Dream Day release the surprise double album Since Grazed.
Irresistibly absurd music zine Roctober returns after a six-year hiatus, rootsy rock collective Contorno drop their first album, and more.
John Corbett celebrates his latest book with free barbecue and fantastic bands, self-described “Bruce jazz” trio Poplife play a farewell-for-now show, and more.
Mind Over Mirrors will not only give three performances at the museum but also release a stunning recording of the music from the project on April 6.
Former Zincs leader James Elkington plays with Joan Shelley, Tweedy, Brokeback, Eleventh Dream Day, and more—and the new Wintres Woma, his first album under his own name, won’t change that.
Jaime Fennelly enriches Mind Over Mirrors with help from an all-star team of Haley Fohr, Janet Bean, Jim Becker, and Jon Mueller.
Plus: The Golden Horse Ranch Band hosts Haunted Honky Tonk Karaoke, and Gel Set scores “The Fall of the House of Usher.”
Janet Bean of Eleventh Dream Day on Nick Drake’s mom, and more
The old weird America is gone, but on Waterdrawn the Horse’s Ha shows that hippies are just as scary.
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Chris Stamey of the dB’s talks to Rick Rizzo of Eleventh Dream Day
A talk with Jane Birkin, multidisc sets of vintage African and black gospel music, a sound-art installation at the MCA, a makeover for Pancho’s, and more