Will Overman and his band, with the exception of uber-talented drummer Chris Helms -- think Sebastian Bach in the Gilmore Girls' Hep Alien band -- weren't born until a few decades after my KTel find.
The Gothard Sisters, three sisters who are "multi-instrumentalist Celtic-influenced folk musicians, songwriters, and performers from the Pacific Northwest, USA," have a new CD out this week, Mountain Rose.
Donn Thompson Morelli, better known as Donn T, is the sister of The Roots drummer QuestLove; she is also on a musical quest of her own.
This group of part-vaudevillian, part-gypsy, part-musical shape-shifting madness is releasing its third studio album today (March 31).
A classically trained singer with influences ranging from Puccini to Nine Inch Nails, Austra's Katie Stelmanis is a frontwoman whose stage presence and melody carry operatic elements.
Where: RSVP Gallery, 1753 N. Damen, Chicago When: Wednesday, November 10, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Watch some Kid Cudi videos here
Josh Charles' distinctive voice is the perfect anchor (and perfect compliment) to this 10-track masterpiece. This album is a major charm offensive for music lovers in search of great tunes.