Favorite Records of 2014

Over the past year, these are the 2014 albums I’ve enjoyed the most. (And here’s a Spotify playlist with some of my favorite songs.) 1. Wussy: Attica! Among the many terrific things about this terrific album are the words, memorable little nuggets of real life, lyrics that pull off that trick of Continue Reading

St. Vincent at Pitchfork

My photos of St. Vincent from her performance on July 19 in Union Park, the second day of the 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival. Read my recap of the 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival. DAY 1 PHOTOS: Neneh Cherry / Sharon Van Etten / Giorgio Moroder / Beck / More photos from Day 1 (Hundred Waters, Factory Floor, RocketNumberNine, The Haxan Continue Reading

St. Vincent at Millennium Park

A great season of free concerts is under way in Chicago, including a number of noteworthy shows in the beautiful Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park. St. Vincent (a.k.a. singer-songwriter Annie Clark) performed last night (June 8) beneath architect Frank Gehry’s curving metallic folds, with an appreciative audience and the Chicago Continue Reading