Silver Age is a deep, moving and bravely introspective rumination about the artist’s failings and the ugliness of the world — in particular the music world — lightened to some extent by the hope of redemption through love.
Twisting and turning like a pair of copulating snakes, the bass, drums and burbling analog synthesizers entrance with their mixture of African, Middle-Eastern and dub grooves throughout this album's 11 tracks.
Continuing with our effort to catch up on noteworthy releases from recent weeks, we have two strong dispatches from alien lands—one from a singer and songwriter’s dark night of the soul, the other from a band dedicated to putting a Brooklyn spin on the sounds of Nigeria.Passion Pit debut
Jerry Garcia, the guitarist/singer/songwriter/reluctant leader of the Grateful Dead and the Deadhead nation, played his last show right here in Chicago, at the “pre-spaceship” Soldier Field in July of 1995.
Day Three in Union Park starts under bright blue skies and already brutal heat in a painfully slow and sleepy mode that Jim DeRogatis fears may be the story of the day, with several notable exceptions.