Other Articles by Cory Tendering

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MUSIC

 » Live: Surfer Blood/The Drums at Lincoln Hall, Chicago, IL - Remember when Weezer used to put together records that you could sing along to and rock out to? That's what Surfer Blood's show was like!
[11.04.2010 by Cory Tendering]

MUSIC

 » Neko Case - Listening to the Canadian chanteuse's latest album, Middle Cyclone, it's hard to say just how the recording will be received when all is said and done. The album is solid, but not necessarily strong, and it hints as much at the absence of Carl Newman as it does the presence of Neko Case.
[02.24.2009 by Cory Tendering]

MUSIC

 » Blitzen Trapper: LIVE - When they rolled into Chicago over the weekend for the second stop on their current month-long tour, the experimental folk sons of Portland proved that, however uneven their recorded work may be, in a live setting they are everything their proponents claim them to be.
[11.14.2008 by Cory Tendering]

LITERATURE

 » The Given Day - As with most of his work, Dennis Lehane's new novel is set in and around Boston. A literary gift that keeps on giving, The Given Day weaves together historical fact and finely wrought characters into a touching, heart-tugging tale of remarkable power.
[11.10.2008 by Cory Tendering]

LITERATURE

 » Heat - Subtitled "An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany," author Bill Buford's book is a tantalizing tale of kitchen ambition and the humbling experience of apprenticeship.
[04.23.2008 by Cory Tendering]
Reviews
»Merriweather Post Pavilion
Animal Collective
Domino
»Cozy
Baby & Hide
TEAM AV
»Teen Dream
Beach House
Sub Pop
»BBC Sessions
Belle and Sebastian
Matador
»Heat
Bill Buford
Random House
»Blood Bank
Bon Iver
Jagjaguwar
»The Family Afloat
Bound Stems
Flameshovel
»All My Friends Are Funeral Singers
Califone
Thrill Jockey
»Narrow Stairs
Death Cab for Cutie
Atlantic
»Microcastle
Deerhunter
Kranky
»The Given Day
Dennis Lehane
HarperCollins
»Bitte Orca
Dirty Projectors
Domino
»LP
Discovery
XL
»Alegranza
El Guincho
Discoteca Océano/XL
»Ringer
Four Tet
Domino
»The Living and the Dead
Jolie Holland
Anti
»OH (ohio)
Lambchop
City Slang
»Little Joy
Little Joy
Rough Trade
»Supreme Balloon
Matmos
Matador
»Nouns
No Age
Sub Pop
»Everything in Between
No Age
Sub Pop
»Quarantine the Past
Pavement
Matador
»Castle Talk
Screaming Females
Don Giovanni
»Pink Graffiti
Secret Cities
Western Vinyl
»Dark Night of the Soul
Sparklehorse and Danger Mouse
self-released
»Transference
Spoon
Merge
»Astro Coast
Surfer Blood
Kanine
»We Brave Bee Stings And All
Thao Nguyen and the Get Down Stay Down
Kill Rock Stars
»American Slang
The Gaslight Anthem
Side One Dummy
»Heaven Is Whenever
The Hold Steady
Vagrant
»Day & Age
The Killers
Island
»What We Lose in the Fire We Gain in the Flood
The Mynabirds
Saddle Creek
»Lisbon
The Walkmen
Fat Possum
»The Airing of Grievances
Titus Andronicus
TMU
»The Monitor
Titus Andronicus
XL
»Wilco (The Album)
Wilco
Nonesuch
»At Mount Zoomer
Wolf Parade
Sub Pop
»Dear God, I Hate Myself
Xiu Xiu
Kill Rock Stars