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Matt Gold and Nate Friedman, of Sun Speak: Something Else! Interview

Matt Gold and Nate Friedman, of Sun Speak: Something Else! Interview

Guitarist Matt Gold and drummer Nate Friedman discuss Sun Speak’s endlessly intriguing blend of folk, jazz and experimental music.

Something Else! columnist Kit O’Toole featured at Fest for Beatles Fans

Something Else! columnist Kit O’Toole featured at Fest for Beatles Fans

Kit O’Toole, who writes a regular column for Something Else!, is a featured speaker at this weekend’s Fest for Beatles Fans in Chicago.

Ballister – Worse For The Wear (2015)

Ballister’s fifth release ‘Worse For The Wear’ proves that Chicago-style free jazz remains cutting-edge and uncompromising.

Emily White, “Borrowed Man” from Staking Flags in the Valley (2014): One Track Mind

Emily White blends an expressive and earnest vocal quality with evocative and colorful lyrics.

Dennis DeYoung opens up about his hearing problem: ‘I’ve never heard any rock performance I have ever done’

Dennis DeYoung opens up about his hearing problem: ‘I’ve never heard any rock performance I have ever done’

He can joke about it now, and does. But Dennis DeYoung admits his hearing has never been the same since a sudden mishap.

Stevie Wonder, November 14, 2014: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Stevie Wonder, November 14, 2014: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Stevie Wonder’s ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ is one of those albums that I can truly say changed my life.

Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble – Sketches of Spain Revisited (2014)

Obert Davis and the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic manage to be faithful to Miles Davis’ original ‘Sketches of Spain,’ yet take it to new heights.

Devon Allman – Ragged & Dirty (2014)

Devon Allman – Ragged & Dirty (2014)

We review ‘Ragged & Dirty,’ which finds Devon Allman getting it done his own damned way.

Derek Fawcett – Feel Better (2014)

Fawcett’a songs possess the depth, maturity and easily engaging quality lacking from other singer-songwriters these days.

Chicago Jazz Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble – Sketches of Spain Revisited (2014)

There is no small amount of blasphemy going on here.