Category: Music Video

Sunday Song of the Day- "Rich Kids Blues" By Lykke Li

Lykke Li’s latest album, “Wounded Rhymes” has been out for a while now and I have liked it for a while now, but lately this song has been stuck in my head non-stop. I really just love when she sings the line “Mama, I got your white lie ways. Mama, there’s nothing you can do... Read more »

The King of Limbs: Lotus Flower Video

Much more on this soon…first listen- my heart is singing.  Something to dig into- to listen to a bajillion times and not get sick of. Beautiful complex rhythms and Thom’s velvety falsetto.  Yes Radiohead- 2011 is complete for me in February. I hope people got the chance to check out the All Song’s Considered listening... Read more »

Sunday Song of the Day: Tom Jones- "It's Not Unusual"

When I was a little kid, my mom’s brother Johnny lived with us. We knew that anytime we would ride in the car with him we got to listen to Tom Jones.  “What’s New Pussycat” and “It’s Not Unusual” we by far my sisters and my favorite songs. This weekend my parents and Uncle Johnny... Read more »
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Jeff Tweedy and Mavis Staples Cover Creedence Clearwater Revival

Jeff Tweedy and Mavis Staples Cover Creedence Clearwater Revival
  Two of Chicago’s iconic musicians Jeff Tweedy and Mavis Staples covering “Wrote a Song for Everyone” from Staples’ Tweedy produced new album, You’re Not Alone.

Sharon Van Etten gets a Take Away Show

Sharon Van Etten gets a Take Away Show
Take Away Show #109 _ SHARON VAN ETTEN (long version) from vincent moon / temporary areas on Vimeo.

Chicago Band I'm Digging-Netherfriends

Chicago Band I'm Digging-Netherfriends
PITCHFORK IS COMING PEOPLE!!!! I’m too stoked to tell you!  Get ready for some serious coverage here at Via Chicago- interviews, reviews, the whole nine yards… In my research for the big weekend, I’m totally feeling the love for this local band whose name I’ve oft heard but whom I’ve never seen live, Netherfriends. Here... Read more »
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Loyal Divide Video Directed by BBGUN

Loyal Divide – Vision Vision (Directed by BBGUN) from bbgun on Vimeo. Peep this video for Loyal Divide‘s “Vision Vision.”  Directed by Maxim Bohichik and Alex Bergman of BBGUN. BBGUN has directed videos for big names like The Roots, Kid Cudi, Chris Brown, Busta Rhymes and more. Though pretty violent, the stick figure genocide goes... Read more »