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Snail Mail, Varisty, and Lala Review

Author: Hayley Snell A chilly winter night was no deterrent of indie music fans, who braved the weather to wait in line for a sold-out show by Varsity, Lala Lala, and Snail Mail at The Metro in Chicago. After fans … Read More >

Dillon Francis and Alison Wonderland Review

Author: Sean Borman Dillon Francis and Alison Wonderland kicked off their Lost my Mind tour this past Thursday, at the Sylvee in a blaze of color and excitement. Heading off the night was Diablo, cloaked in a devilish, red light. … Read More >

Noname Review

Author: Ariel Wood   Room 25 Closes at The Sylvee   This past Saturday, Noname closed out her ‘Room 25’ tour at the Sylvee in Madison. It was a stellar show; well worth trudging through the cold winter night to … Read More >

Kurt Vile/Jessica Pratt Show Review

Author: Shaun Soman Kurt Vile photo by Morgan Winston As WORT’s Katie Hutchinson (Another Green World) and I speak with Jessica Pratt in The Sylvee’s green room, an unwelcome rumbling from Kurt Vile and the Violators threatens our audio. Although … Read More >

Manchester Orchestra/The Front Bottoms Review

Author: Owen Bacskai The main act portion of the Front Bottoms and Manchester Orchestra show at the Sylvee last Wednesday began somewhat unremarkably. After a fantastic, smoldering set from singer/songwriter Brother Bird and an intermission full of Clash and Pixies … Read More >

Dispatch Show Review

Author: Nathan Haimowitz Dispatch, the illustrious indie rockers, closed out November with a stirring acoustic performance at the Sylvee. Despite starting out as an all acoustic jam band under the moniker “One Fell Swoop” in the early 1990s, this current … Read More >