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Pill Hill; Dark Matter

PILL HILL Chicago Theatre Company “Pill Hill,” aka Calumet Heights, is located just east of Stony Island, tucked snugly between 90th and 93rd on Chicago’s southeast side. Once the province of wealthy white physicians–hence the nickname–this tiny but luxurious neighborhood was in the 60s and 70s a symbol to blacks of the affluence to which […]

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Mike Henderson

It’s hard to believe Mike Henderson’s debut Country Music Made Me Do It is a major-label Nashville release. The album was reportedly recorded in less than a week, mostly first takes cut live. It sounds like it, and I mean in a great way. There’s no A-team session-player sheen here, none of the studioitis that […]