Tag: Pete Yorn

Release Radar 6/17/22 - Mt. Joy vs Pete Yorn

Release Radar 6/17/22 - Mt. Joy vs Pete Yorn
This week we had two big album releases by Pete Yorn and Mt. Joy, respectfully. Pete’s first single, “Elizabeth Taylor” is an earworm that will have you endlessly singing, “I’ll find my own way home.” “Never Go” is another standout that feels like retro Yorn. Has he returned to form? Yes. While Hawaii is a... Read more »

Release Radar - 3/25/22 - Sting vs Good Morning

Release Radar - 3/25/22 -  Sting vs Good Morning
“There’s no such thing as a winnable war/It’s a lie we don’t believe anymore.” Sting Sting posted a moving version of his song “Russians” saying, “I’ve only rarely sung this song in the many years since it was written because I never thought it would be relevant again. But, in the light of one man’s... Read more »

Release Radar 11/12/21 - Beach House vs Franz Ferdinand

Release Radar 11/12/21 - Beach House vs Franz Ferdinand
Beach House has released Chapter 1, from their new project, Once Twice Melody. Their eighth album will be released in four-song chapters over the next few months and followed by a world tour. Silk Sonic has put together a smooth team for “Smokin’ Out The Window,” which includes Bruno Mars, and Anderson Paak. It reminds... Read more »
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Release Radar 05/07/21 - Modest Mouse vs Caveman

Release Radar 05/07/21 - Modest Mouse vs Caveman
Modest Mouse was the highlight of my Release Radar. After six years off, they return with a number that reminds me of New Order, if you can believe it? “We Are Between” has a metallic, retro sound that has a ton of influences to keep you guessing with each new listen. Caveman showcase another exciting... Read more »

Release Radar 2/5/21 - DD Walker vs Atmosphere

Release Radar 2/5/21 - DD Walker vs Atmosphere
DD Walker toured with Bear Hands behind their Fake Tunes record and we saw him play guitar with the band at Beat Kitchen. After the show, he chatted us up outside and was a generous human being, I love meeting musicians like this. His latest single feels like the start of something big. Maybe it’s... Read more »

Release Radar 1/15/21 - Pete Yorn vs Sting

Release Radar 1/15/21 - Pete Yorn vs Sting
Hello, cruel world! The snow is falling in Chicago and it looks gorgeous from the basement window. A fresh blanket of white covers the city dirt. So good to see Pete Yorn in my Release Radar this Friday morning. He adds his own special touch to Kirsty MacColl’s “They Don’t Know.” Marc “Doc” Dauer is playing... Read more »
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Pete Yorn Reveals Proud Moment At Park West In Chicago

Pete Yorn Reveals Proud Moment At Park West In Chicago
Half way though Pete Yorn’s performance at the Park West, he took a break from singing to reveal a proud moment from earlier in his day. “I just got a call from my wife. My daughter took her first steps.” said Yorn. The crowd cheered loudly. I never realized Yorn had a family. I kind... Read more »