Legends are made, not born
Bedtime stories from the Quin sisters
Archie Powell calls “bullshit” on any scribe rendered useless by the taunts of that cursor blinking like a ticking time bomb on a blank document. Bathing in the sickly light of a computer screen alone won’t pull a song out from the ether.
Dolly Varden has been releasing albums since its critically-acclaimed debut, Mouthful Of Lies, came out in 1995, but describing the Chicago-based quintet’s music can still be a bit tricky.
Our albums, songs, and concerts of the year
Illinois Entertainer: You devote so much of your time, energy, and even your own house (!) to your Bonaparte’s Retreat dog shelter. What spurred on this mission? Emmylou Harris: Well, it goes back to that dog. Bonaparte was my companion who traveled with me for 10 years. He went everywhere on the bus. When he […]
Local releases reviewed.
If heavy metal is a religion (as thousands of people in the latest U.K. census claimed by writing it in as their faith), then who is God?
The Bourne Legacy, Total Recall, and Pitch Perfect.
Cal’s Bar, Val’s halla, and “The Walking Dead”
Yoko Ono honored John Lennon’s memory by choosing boutique amp manufacturer Fargen Amplification to produce a limited-edition line of John Lennon Guitar Amplifiers and effect pedals.
Chicago-based quintet Fetch go old-school with a series of 7-inch singles.
Lynne Jordan: The gal with hat
The cure for the common hangover