This weekend brings the energetic jazz of The Bad Plus, the showy avant-rock of Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, the dub metal of Dub Trio, the cross-genre turntablism of Kid Koala, and more.
Would you like a last-minute chance to see three great bands in Chicago on Thursday? Enter the contest below for a chance to win two tickets to see theatrical avant-rockers Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, dub-metal instrumentalists Dub Trio, and unclassifiable prog collective Cheer-Accident.
Hella returns as a duo; Converge posts a studio preview of a new song; Busdriver, Shining (Norway), Om, Russian Circles and Aphex Twin all have new albums on the way.
Dropped-D dub-metal pioneers Dub Trio return to Chicago this coming Monday, March 16 in support or Irish punk rockers Flogging Molly. If you’re in town, enter to win two free tickets ($50 value) to see both bands next week.
As the season’s wintry punishment eases (it cracked 50 in Chicago this weekend), more and more artists are getting back in their vans and braving the roads for packed and sparse crowds alike.
Here’s a list of tours on our radar, including dates from The Bad Plus, Fucked Up, Orange Tulip Conspiracy, P.O.S., Secret Chiefs 3, Young Widows, and more.
A tentative lineup for Zorn Fest 2009 is posted; math metallists The Dillinger Escape Plan have another new drummer; rock cellist Helen Money just finished a new album; tour dates have been announced for Lymbyc Systym, the Alex Skolnick Trio, and the Extra Action Marching Band.
Read about this and more in our roundup.
Dillinger Escape Plan guitarist Ben Weinman posts footage of his solo performance; Black Moth Super Rainbow won’t be playing for a while; MTV Iggy posts a clip of Yo-Yo Ma and Andrew Bird jamming. This and much more…