Patrick Sisson - Writer, Journalist, Cultural Documentarian, Music Lover

Tag: Numero

Article Wax Poetics Issue #38 Link A camera can be an annoyance or it can mean access. For Chicago photographer Michael Abramson, his 35mm Leica M3 was his way to penetrate the curtain of clubland and document a world both public and private. “Nightlife is eternal,” says Abramson. “It went on 100 years ago, and […]

Music Review Pitchfork April 2009 Link 8.0 Despite all the superlatives lobbed at the Numero Group’s catalog, the descriptions that really stick often come from the reissue label’s own liner notes. Along with the warm patina of age emanating from re-mastered recordings and the cracked, yellowing photographs, these narratives are prime examples of music anthropology, […]

Article Chicago Magazine April 2009 Link His Comcast uniform didn’t meet the usual sartorial standards of soul crooners. But a glance at that belt buckle—the name “Renaldo” in bold brushed metal—suggested there was plenty of funk left. It was rehearsal night for the Eccentric Soul Revue, an upcoming concert focused on an obscure chapter of […]