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Cover Story: Hozier

Cover Story: Hozier

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

  When Andrew Hozier-Byrne looks back on his past four successful years — ever since his eponymous debut disc went #1 in his native Ireland and Top 10 around the world, fueled by the irresistible, Gospel-fervent smash single “Take Me to Church” — he has a tough time remembering all his subsequent major career coups. […]

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Live Review: Bob Dylan/Mavis Staples @ Ravinia

Live Review: Bob Dylan/Mavis Staples @ Ravinia

| June 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bob and Mavis tag-team in Highland Park…

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Photo Gallery: Farm Aid 30 @ FMBP

Photo Gallery: Farm Aid 30 @ FMBP

| September 21, 2015

A day for family farming on the lakefront…

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Cover Story: Low

Cover Story: Low

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Alan Sparhawk on the secrets of keeping a marriage and a band intact . . . at the same time

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Wilco live!

Wilco live!

| December 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

For the first half hour, Jeff Tweedy hardly spoke to the audience. For a homecoming gig, that’s an interesting choice, one that didn’t hinder Wilco‘s kick-off of their five-night Chicago residency a bit.

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Studiophile: December 2010

Studiophile: December 2010

| December 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

A Family Staple You can’t help but hearing it nearly every few hours on WXRT. Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer and soul and gospel legend Mavis Staples recorded her recent album, You Are Not Alone (Anti) at the WILCO LOFT in Chicago.

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What’s old is old again

What’s old is old again

| November 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

God help us if – as Greg Kot’s recent interview with John Mellencamp indicates – rigid opinions on the right and wrong ways to make music dog us into senior citizenship.

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Oh Happy Day reviewed

Oh Happy Day reviewed

| April 8, 2009 | 1 Comment

Various Artists Oh Happy Day (EMI/Vector) It’s always a shame when non-theistic people or folks of different religious persuasions let faith get in the way of enjoying gospel music. Aside from its undeniable role in the development of American pop music, its intent’s assumed purity makes for some unfettered listening, not to mention the excitingly […]

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