Marrow is Matt Carroll, Macie Stewart, Lane Beckstrom, and Liam Cunningham. They released their first project entitled “TWO” in December 2013. Their first full length album entitled “The Gold Standard” was released on September 4th, 2015.
Sima Cunningham has been on the Chicago music scene since her first album, Squeeze, which she recorded at age 15 with one of Chicago’s leading independent rock producers, Brian Deck. In high school, she performed and recorded with the rock group The Audians, but has since been traveling and performing with musicians in different countries around the world, including Venezuela, Armenia, and Ireland. In 2008, the Chicago Sun-Times recognized her as one of the “Women to Watch Under 30″ and music critic Jim Derogatis heralded her as “an incredibly powerful and self-assured performer, with a smoky, sexy voice.” In 2014, she self-released the wolf that eats the sheep, an EP recorded by Brian Deck at Minbal Studios in Chicago with celebrated Chicago musicians Dorian Gehring, Lane Beckstrom, Charles Rumback and Liam Kazar. In August 2014, Cunningham debuted her new experimental rock duo with Macie Stewart (of Marrow), called HOMME. The duo is releasing their first project in late 2015 and released the single…
What better way to spend these cold winter nights than inside one of Birmingham’s cozy music venues wrapped in warm sounds? There is still a lot left to hear this month. Here are 5 that Mother recommends:
1. Dylan LeBlanc
Show Info: Workplay / Thursday 1.21
Dylan LeBlanc just dropped his latest in A Cautionary Tale after having already garnered the attention of Bruce Springsteen, Lucinda Williams, Emmy Lou Harris and being referred to, “the new Neil Young.” A Cautionary Tale doesn’t disappoint, neither will he at WorkPlay on Thursday.
2. Great Book of John
Show Info: Rogue Tavern / 1.22
For fans of Jeff Buckley, David Gilmour or INXS, Great Book of John was once given the title as Birmingham’s greatest band by Birmingham Magazine’s readers. One of our favorites dylanywhere. Sure to become one of yours. After you see them at Rogue, head to The Nick for no. 3 below.
3. The Peach Kings
Show Info: The Nick Rocks / 1.22
The Peach Kings are the cinematic garage rock duo of Paige Wood and Steven Dies, whose sexy and relatable songs are the soundtrack for their intimate love story. For fans of The Kills and The White Stripes. The Old Paints and Deaf Poets share the stage.