Chicago alt-rock recording/touring group, The Smoking Popes will re-issue their landmark 1995 album, “Born To Quit” this Tuesday (10/23) via Los Angles-based indie label SideOneDummy Record, which they signed with earlier this year. There will be limited amount of color vinyl LPs pressed up …
One of the perks of writing this weekly column about local music is opening up mail and discovering a CD of well-crafted new music to ingest. Such was the case two weeks ago when a disc arrived from Merrillville songwriter/guitarist John McHenry, who has rocked, twanged and bluesed it up in …
North Dakota seems an unlikely place to find a saviour of the blues, but such is the case, as one of the old masters slowly passes the baton to a young gun from Fargo. For the last several years Jonny Lang, a native son of Fargo, has been mentored by the great Buddy Guy, one of the last livi…
Long time local rockers Allen Fray (bass/vocals) and Bob Wray (guitar/vocals), formerly of the regional bands Salamander Drake and Desdinova, are back in action with a new 3-piece original project rounded out by drummer John Ripperton. The trio goes by the name The Barleywine Sound Union and…
Customarily, it takes at least a decade of hindsight for the contributions of music icons to be singled out for praise and to receive props from subsequent generations of rock and pop movers and shakers.
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