Gregg Katsoudas

Writer

Chicago, IL

Interview: Black Pistol Fire

I think the first big festival we did was Bonnaroo and we were just there a few years prior. As fans.

Jim James at The Vic Theatre

Sometimes you can trust the music to say it all and nothing more needs to be added.

Black Pistol Fire at Metro

These two had the sound guy and guitar tech earning double time with all of their antics.

Emily Wolfe at Metro

Basically, she’s a showoff. Of course, with chops so well-honed, who could blame her.

Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks at Metro

Stephen Malkmus is good at what he does and an endearing goofball while doing it.

Amber Run at Lincoln Hall

Their live performance is a sharp one and it’s easy to see they’ve spent plenty of time on stage.

George Clanton at Subterranean

Endearing may be the best way to describe a Clanton set.

Daughters at Beat Kitchen

A one hour set, in what can best be described as a Trent Reznor waking nightmare.

Thievery Corporation at House of Blues Chicago

A cast of creatives making their own brand of music that’s as danceable as it is genre-less.

Death Cab For Cutie at Auditorium Theatre

Today is the fifteenth anniversary of Transatlanticism. So, we’re going to play it for you tonight.

Charly Bliss at Auditorium Theatre

Fun is definitely the operative word to describe Charly Bliss

Young Galaxy at Subterranean

Dark and moody here and then neon bright there, Young Galaxy engaged the audience with an honest and versatile set.