Friday, December 14
Thrill Jockey 20th-anniversary party with Wooden Shjips, Liturgy, Trans Am, Kid Millions
Back in the '90s, arty Chicago alt/indie warhorse label Thrill Jockey basically drew the map for marginalized music's move into the mainstream, with a roster including Tortoise, ... More >>
Friday, November 9
SEGERSTROM CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Ute Lemper is already a masterful interpreter of sad/romantic/tragic balladry, whether she's bringing to life "Mack the Knife" and other cabaret chansons by Kurt Weill or transmuting the surly poetry of Charles Bukowski into song form. B ... More >>
Guilty Simpson meets Bumps on "Drums"Over the band's storied 20-year career, Chicago post-rock giants Tortoise have covered a great deal of stylistic ground.
Jazz, electronic, Kraut, dub, and the avant-garde have been fair game, but only on the occasional remix have the efforts of those gif ... More >>