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Wednesday, August 10 2011

Starlicker: Double Demon

Chicago mainstay Rob Mazurek's new trio is guided by heavy drums and vibes that fill in the missing space.


Sunday, November 21 2010

Exploding Star Orchestra: Stars Have Shapes

It's not every day that a group this large can sound this unified and great.


Monday, July 12 2010

Tortoise: Ice Ice Gravy

Ice Ice Gravy is a sampling of all things Tortoise in 13 minutes.


Monday, February 22 2010

Tortoise: 18.February.2010 - Toronto

The only complaint about a near perfect show is that the big sounds of Tortoise were criminally underserved in the confines of a medium sized rock venue like Lee’s Palace. Words by Jacqueline Howell, Pictures by Dave MacIntyre.


Tuesday, August 18 2009

Rob Mazurek Quintet: Sound Is

Mazurek's latest Delmark release is a complete and well-sequenced work that's as simultaneously beautiful and challenging as anything in the cornetist's discography.


Monday, June 22 2009

Tortoise: Beacons of Ancestorship

Tortoise's first album in five years denies us a cinematic arc, replacing it with a feeling of now that runs through the album, making each new sound on the album both utterly surprising and inevitable.


Monday, January 26 2009

The Big Shoulders Ball: Celebrating the Inauguration, Chicago Style

A busload of Chicago's best and brightest independent musicians storm the nation's capital on the eve of the Presidential inauguration and a former Chicagoan turned Washingtonian discovers that maybe you can transport the spirit of the Windy City -- if only for one night.


Tuesday, July 10 2007

Tortoise helps musicians come out of their shells


Sunday, May 16 2004

Tortoise: Its All Around You


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