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Watch Actor Michael Shannon Cover “The Queen Is Dead” At Smiths Tribute In Evanston

On Saturday night, actor Michael Shannon rounded up a group of Chicago-based musicians for a Smiths tribute concert at SPACE in Evanton, Illinois. His lineup was made up Jason Narducy (Bob Mould, Split Single, Superchunk), Dag Juhlin (Poi Dog Pondering, The Slugs), Gerald Dowd (Robbie Fulks, Justin Roberts), and Curt Morrison (Tributosaurus). They performed TheMore »

By: James Rettig / June 8, 2015 - 2:13 pm

Michael Shannon, Jason Narducy, & Friends Will Cover The Queen Is Dead In Chicago

Michael Shannon is an actor (Revolutionary Road, Boardwalk Empire, Man Of Steel) and musician who is planning to helm a group of Chicago musicians to perform the Smiths The Queen Is Dead in full for a one-night concert. The ticketing site dubs him a “Chicago native,” and although he was born in Kentucky and used… More »

By: Caitlin White / April 17, 2015 - 4:31 pm

Deerhoof – “Exit Only” Video (Feat. Michael Shannon)

Deerhoof have just shared a wildly entertaining video for La Isla Bonita standout “Exit Only” starring Michael Shannon. Shannon plays two versions of himself sitting across a table from each other; one Shannon puts on headphones and listens to Deerhoof, which seems to give him some kind of torturous voodoo power of the other Shannon. More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 11, 2014 - 11:44 am

Watch Tweedy’s Star-Studded “Low Key” Video, Directed By Nick Offerman

Here’s an incomplete list of famous people who appear in Tweedy’s new video for “Low Key,” a song from their new album Sukierae: Michael Shannon, John Hodgman, Conan O’Brien and Andy Richter, Chance The Rapper, Mavis Staples, Steve Albini. That is an extremely random group of people! There are probably other notable Chicagoans in there,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 26, 2014 - 11:56 am

The 10 Best Moments From The 2013 YouTube Music Awards

After an ambitious and awkward 90-minute production, the inaugural YouTube Music Awards have disappeared into a cloud of blue chalk dust. The ceremony, streamed live from a warehouse in New York, attempted to capture the madcap spirit of early MTV and only occasionally succeeded — and if success means a lot of eyeballs on the… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 3, 2013 - 9:22 pm

Watch The YouTube Music Awards Feat. Performances By Arcade Fire, M.I.A., Earl Sweatshirt, & More

Grab some popcorn (but don’t dare smear butter on that keyboard) and cozy up in front of your laptop screen because the inaugural YouTube Music Awards are going down this evening live from New York’s Pier 36. Reggie Watts and Jason Schwartzman will host (crossing my fingers for an original-lineup Phantom Planet reunion), and Spike… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 3, 2013 - 5:36 pm