The A.V. Club, August 1, 2016 — See my photos of Lollaplaooza 2016 at The A.V. Club.
The A.V. Club, July 18, 2016 — See my photos of the 2016 Pitchfork Music Festival for The A.V. Club.
June 1, 2016 — My photos and writing are included in The Empty Bottle Chicago: 21+ Years Music / Friendly / Dancing, a book edited by John E. Dugan and published by Curbside Splendor. Find out more about the book — or buy a copy — at the publisher’s website.
Pioneer Press, February 16, 2016 — The Waco Brothers used to make studio records at a fairly brisk pace — releasing seven albums from 1995 to 2005 with their rousing mix of punk guitar riffs and country twang. “We thought it was a really solid string of records,” recalls Jon Langford, a singer-guitarist in the Chicago-based band. … Read more at Pioneer Press.
Photo by Paul Beaty
Crain’s Chicago Business, November 19, 2015 — House concerts “used to be mostly local folk music or jazz societies. Now with social media and stronger artist fan clubs, they cover all kinds of entertainment.” Read the story.
Photo by Robert Loerzel
Crain’s Chicago Business, October 29, 2015 — 10 concerts you don’t want to miss this winter. Read the story.
Pioneer Press, October 19, 2015 — At the height of the grunge era, the Pennsylvania rock band Live’s second album, “Throwing Copper,” was on the Billboard charts for a year before it finally reached No. 1 — an unusually slow climb. Read the interview.
Blog posts at Underground Bee:
Circuit Des Yeux at the Hideout
Thee Oh Sees, the Blind Shake and Make-Overs at the Empty Bottle
Earth, Disappears and Holy Sons at Bohemian National Cemetery
Ultimate Painting, CoCoComa and the Runnies at the Empty Bottle
Eleventh Dream Day at Andersonville City Made Fest
Hailu Mergia at the Promontory
Mahmoud Ahmed and Aziz Sahmaoui at Millennium Park
World Music Fest: Ragamala, Tanya Tagaq and Zedashe
Low at Thalia Hall
Godspeed You! Black Emperor at the Bluebird
Great Chicago Fire Fest #2