Vade Mecum translates from Latin as “go with me.” When Glenn Jones makes such an offer, anyone who appreciates a vivid musical trip shouldn’t think twice. The 68-year-old guitar and banjo player from Cambridge, Massachusetts, began working as a solo acoustic musician in the early 2000s, after spending years playing with surf-meets-experimental-rock combo Cul de […]
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Implodes’ overdue debut, fingerstyle prodigy Ryley Walker, and a ‘moving painting’ at Chicago Opera Theater
INDIE | A party for Implodes’ overdue debut It took them three and a half years, but on April 20 local four-piece Implodes finally released their debut album, Black Earth (Kranky). The drone-psych group started in late 2007, when guitarists Matt Jencik and Ken Camden (coworkers at Reckless Records) started playing acoustic jam sessions together. […]
Ben Reynolds Keeps Listeners Guessing
British guitarist Ben Reynolds plays Heaven Gallery on Wednesday in one (or more) of his many musical guises.
The hipsters haven’t found Peter Lang
Fingerstyle guitarist Peter Lang plays in Chicago–where are the freak-folk minions?