Lisa Torem
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Reviews // 29 Articles
//Features

The Cure for the Sleepless Nights Blues | 24 Mar 2010 // 5:00 PM

Something had to knock this sleepless child out and put her in a blissful somnambulistic state. That something turned out to be the raucous guitar musings of Texas-born blues guitarist Johnny Winter.

The Ever-Shifting, Hour-Glass World of Loudon Wainwright III | 15 Oct 2009 // 4:59 PM

Loudon Wainwright III has recently undertaken the ambitious task of writing songs that Charlie Poole might have given voice to had he not sabotaged his own career trajectory.

//Reviews

Lone Wolf: 6 August 2010 - Chicago | 4 Oct 2010 // 10:50 PM

It’s been a long, long day and a dark, dark night. Almost apologetically, Lone Wolf leaves amidst gracious applause, back into the steamy darkness of a somber night.

Cloud Cult: 15 April 2010 - Chicago | 24 May 2010 // 10:09 PM

It’s not always possible to know when a Cloud Cult song begins and ends. But, that’s the whole point. Human emotions are never that calculated.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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