Waiting to hear music live: Kurt Vile at Bell’s Eccentric Café

I was excited when it was announced that Kurt Vile was going to play at Bell’s Eccentric Café. I had listened to some of his music over the years and enjoyed it, but never spent the time listening to it. In the age of streaming services, it’s easy to go right in and listen to…

Mew in Detroit 2017

Mew has been one of my favorite bands for close to ten years. Like a lot of people, I first heard “Zookeepers Boy” and the whole “And the Glass Handed Kites” album. They are, I believe, the best band performing today in the Progressive Rock tradition while not being a total copy of the music…