We covered the reunion of one of Chicago’s favorite bands, The Blacks, in a couple of original video features (documentary, live return) in 2006. Now it looks as though bassist and namesake Gina Black has a new project with Chicago multi-instrumentalist Marshall Hanbury Jr. The result is a collection of lovely acoustic numbers heavy on … Continue reading Cool Band: Pinstripe 45s
Another Glorious Noise video feature! In this episode, the Blacks perform “New New Waltzing Blues” and “Fake Out Jesus” live at their July 2006 reunion show in Chicago. And as a special bonus, we’re throwing in a couple videos of other bands you should love.
Legendary Chicago band The Blacks blew open the No Depression scene with gender bending stage shows and genre twisting music. Here, we present a feature article and mini-documentary on the newly reunited band who traveled dark roads and ultimately got lost.