conjunction with Union Board, WIIT radio show Faded Frequency will be
curating a performance by their 2015 Chicago Artist Of The Year, Daniel
Knox. The atmosphere will be similar to a seated lounge performance or
the Hawks Coffeehouse series.
Daniel Knox’s dark and cruel
distortions of traditional American song styles, his rich, shadowy
baritone and his vaudevillian piano compositions have inspired
collaborations with Jarvis Cocker, Thor Harris, and The Handsome Family
and recent performances with Marc Ribot, Swans, Richard Buckner, Rufus
Wainwright and Andrew Bird. His latest work, Daniel Knox (Carrot Top Feb
2015), signals a new, more wide-ranging songwriting that invites
listeners into his twisted world of time travel, abandoned shopping
centers, and growing up in a slowly fading middle America.