Music Writing

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Preview of Django Django at Metro, 3/15/13:
Preview: Django Django at Metro, 3/15

Preview of White Mystery's Valentines Day benefit show, 2/11/13:
Rock Your Valentine With White Mystery

Interview with Gemini Club before their SXSW trip, 3/11/13
JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound, Gemini Club Head to SXSW 2013

Review of Gotye concert at Charter One Pavilion, 8/24/12:
Review: Gotye, Missy Higgins @ Charter One Pavilion, 8/24

Interview with singer/songwriter Gotye, 8/20/12:
Interview: Gotye Talks About Songwriting, Record Shops, and His Live Show

Preview of Old Town School of Folk Music's Hawaiian music and culture festival, 5/23/12:
'Uke 'Uke 'Uke, All Weekend Long

Announcement of new Ravinia Music Festival mobile app, 4/25/12:
Ravinia Tickets on Sale Thursday -- with a New App to Find Friends

Review of Fiona Apple's performance at Lincoln Hall, 3/19/12:
Fiona Apple Soothes Sold Out Masses @ Lincoln Hall

Preview of concert by Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires, 2/15/12:
Charles Bradley Brings The Love To The Metro Saturday

Interview with Chicago band Canasta, 2/1/12:
Next Stop: Mongolia (Canasta Heads East...Way East)

Preview of Greensky Bluegrass concert at Park West, 1/25/12:
Greensky Bluegrass Pick Their Way to Park West Friday

Preview and contest for Tinariwen at Metro, 11/22/11:
Contest: Enjoy a Different Beat with Tinariwen @ Metro

Review of JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound performance at Double Door, 10/25/11:
JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound a Testament to the Rise of Neo Soul Rock

Review of The Sea and Cake’s new album Moonlight Butterfly, 5/19/11:
The Sea and Cake Chase Some Moonlight Butterflies

Live concert review of Here We Go Magic @ Schubas on 5/11/11:
Review: Here We Go Magic, AroarA @ Schubas

Live concert review of Fanfarlo at Lincoln Hall on 4/7/10:
Review: Fanfarlo @ Lincoln Hall, 4/7

 

Sample of weekly "Friday Quick Links" posts for Transmission section of Gapers Block, covering the Chicago music scene:

Friday Quick Links - August 12, 2011

Friday Quick Links - June 10, 2011

Friday Quick Links – June 3, 2011

Friday Quick Links – April 9, 2010

Friday Quick Links – March 26, 2010