Interview: Kurt Dahle of The New Pornographers

Is it just me, or do The New Pornographers set an impossible standard for anyone who aspires to be in a band? If I could list the elements which would comprise the ideal band it would include the following: 1. Top quality Beatlesque catchy pop songs you cant get out of your head. 2. Keith Moon is the drummer. 3. There is no 3 if the above 2 points exist. Thank god for The New Pornographers. And thank TheGhostOf DrumGodsPast for Kurt...

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“Perfecting Process” with Mike Belitsky of The Sadies

The Sadies are crossing the country right now in support of their fantastic new record, Darker Circles.  Here in Chicago they’ll be playing Schubas on Friday, August 20.  The last time I saw them there they blew the lid off the place with an explosive 90-minute set of musical TNT packed with original and traditional material.  The show is not to be missed. The Sadies are an example of a band that keeps on getting better and...

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