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EXTENDED: THE STRINGS/KEYS REINCIDENCE

posted April 17th, 2024

**NOW EXTENDED! Two additional shows have been added for Joanna Newsom's Los Angeles solo residency at The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever: on May 26th, an encore children's matinee, and May 27th, an evening affair. The links are live now; tickets will go on sale Friday, April 19 at 12PM CDT.**

Trill the trumpets!

Hoist the flags!

Raise the gates of the city!

Rip the protective plastic covers off the furniture!

For lo, Joanna Newsom, balladeer... (read more)

Artists in this story: Joanna Newsom

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BILL'S KEEPING IN TIME

posted April 16th, 2024

Next month, the Chicago-based singer-songwriter and captivating guitarist Bill MacKay will release his forthcoming album, Locust Land. The album serves as the long-awaited follow up to MacKay’s 2019 solo effort, Fountain Fire. Previously released album tracks include the dazzling “When I Was Here” and “Glow Drift,” and today, MacKay has shared “Keeping In Time,” an album highlight which finds MacKay employing a searching voice to explore themes of fate and love, as he sings “We take a step forward/Then a glance sideways/But... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bill MacKay

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EVIL DOES NOT EXIST: AN AUDIO-VISUAL INVENTION FROM EIKO ISHIBASHI

posted April 10th, 2024

Out June 28th via Drag City, Evil Does Not Exist is an expansive new soundtrack undertaking from Eiko Ishibashi. Her score harmonizes effortlessly with the state of nature as depicted in the new Ryusuke Hamaguchi feature, a nuanced tale of humans’ uneasy efforts to maintain co-existence with the delicate state of the planet. Following her marvelous 2018 Drag City album, The Dream My Bones Dream, and her score for Hamaguchi’s Oscar-winning 2021 film, Drive My Car, Evil Does Not Exist is... (read more)

Artists in this story: Eiko Ishibashi

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DIRTY THREE, AHOY!

posted April 2nd, 2024

Emerging once again from the unending waves crashing upon our fragile time-craft (adrift on the eternal ocean, and taking on water), Dirty Three are a) back, b) tangled in seaweed, rank with saltwater and possessed of three rather ominous thousand-mile stares (at least!), and c) not wasting another minute — as nothing is guaranteed. For their first album in over a decade (yep, it’s been since 2012’s Toward the Low Sun) they flew in, got together and started playing. End of story. What else... (read more)

Artists in this story: Dirty Three