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Archive for February, 2012

Live! Other Lives in Chicago

by Angie Jaime and Dan Harpaz Angie and I caught the Other Lives & Gomez show at the Vic Theatre in Chicago on October 2, 2008.  We interviewed Jesse and met the rest of the band after the set.  This is our story. I was supposed to wait for the 5:30 train. I get there, [...]

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Verbose and Charismatic, Colin Meloy Charms the Audience at the Park West

With a quick personal introduction followed by a powerful strum of his 12-string acoustic guitar, Colin Meloy, frontman for wordy indie-rockers The Decemberists, started off his solo set at Park West on Monday. For an artist who has as much cult appeal as Meloy, you might expect a few songs to stand out as fan [...]

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