Tuesday, February 2 2010
The Snow White of freak-folk gets her Emily Dickinson on.
Wednesday, January 27 2010
Live shows aren’t simply a promotional tool for the six laid-back musicians from the Midwest. They are mechanisms by which to display their passion for music-plain and simple.
Wednesday, January 20 2010
Tuesday, January 19 2010
It’s much easier to write about unrequited love and cheating liars. It’s hard to sing happy, but Phillips does it well.
Wednesday, January 13 2010
The play leaves the audience questioning their reactions, while the in-your-face staging leaves hearts pounding and palms sweating.
Friday, January 8 2010
All the buildup and excitement surrounding Ultraviolet made her show at the House of Blues in Chicago a celebratory homecoming. But something else was revealed too.
Wednesday, December 2 2009
Peaches – a Canadian tour de force whose recent Chicago stop on the I Feel Cream Tour proved that nobody in today’s musical nomenclature sells sex better.
Sunday, November 15 2009
Like those around me I’m pinned to my chair. It’s just Joe and an acoustic and I’m astonished. In fact, I’ve never heard anything like it.
Monday, November 2 2009
Far beyond the end of the show and into the night, the songs continued to burrow deep and swift -- these Irish lads know exactly how our hearts and minds are wired.
Thursday, October 22 2009
PopMatters sends its weekly culture columnist abroad, with hopefully a one-way ticket.