Interview, Audio, Article, and Photos by Ian KellerLeft to Right: Danny Lee Blackwell (Guitar, Vocals) Christopher Michael Scott (Drums, Backup Vocals) Kyrone Oak (Bass) Night Beats is the R&B Inspired Western Psychedelic Rock project from multi-instrumentalist Danny Lee Blackwell. Originally from Texas, Danny has been recording as Night Beats since 2009. Night Beats operates as a semi-solo project for Danny, as he writes and records mostly everything by himself. Night Beats latest album, Rajan, released … Continue reading Night Beats’ Danny Lee Blackwell on Rajan, Setlists, and Finding Spirituality on Stage
Photo by Eva Chambers WLUW had a conversation with Michael and Brian D’Addario, AKA The Lemon Twigs, at Sleeping Village during their two-night feature at the Chicago venue. We discuss the release of their fourth studio album, Everything Harmony, their songwriting process, Timothee Chalamet, and the Beatles. Interview By Avalon Smith Why did you choose Sleeping Village for two nights rather than, like, a bigger venue? Was there a purpose behind that? Brian: I'm not … Continue reading Catching up With The Lemon Twigs
Photo by Peter Emmett via Half Gringa's Spotify Written by Avalon Smith On a Sunday night in Sleeping Village, audience members excitedly gathered in the bar awaiting the EP release show for Half Gringa’s January EP, Ancestral Home. The intimate venue was the perfect setting for their soulful and introspective sound, promising an evening of captivating music and heartfelt performances. Sunday scaries forgotten, fans gathered into the venue, after grabbing a drink and buying some … Continue reading An Ancestral Home With Half Gringa
Palm takes Sleeping Villages by storm...
WLUW talks with Tim and Evan of the band Cola.