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May 12th, 2011 - 1:53 pm § in Freelance Work

Lionize’s Merchandise Savior Adam Jimenez is Reggae Band’s Most important Member – Washington City Paper

But this isn’t a story about Lionize. It’s a story about their merch guy. via Lionize’s Merchandise Savior Adam Jimenez is Reggae Band’s Most important Member – Washington City Paper. The nitty gritty details about surviving as a musician.[...]

May 12th, 2011 - 1:51 pm § in Freelance Work

Debuts from Sarah Weis and Supreme Cuts, finally a new release from Peira, and fresh stuff from Weekend Nachos and Novembers Doom | Three Beats | Chicago Reader

ELECTRONIC | Debuts by Sarah Weis and Supreme Cuts via Debuts from Sarah Weis and Supreme Cuts, finally a new release from Peira, and fresh stuff from Weekend Nachos and Novembers Doom | Three Beats | Chicago Reader. I get the scoop on these two very different electronic acts.[...]

May 12th, 2011 - 1:48 pm § in Freelance Work

Soundboard: May 12-18 | Soundboard | Chicago Reader

Soundboard: May 12-18 | Soundboard | Chicago Reader. This week: Childish Gambino.[...]

May 11th, 2011 - 2:51 pm § in Freelance Work

Matt “Romeo Dance Cheetah” Cornelison on the art of air guitar | Music | A.V. Local Video | The A.V. Club Chicago

Matt “Romeo Dance Cheetah” Cornelison on the art of air guitar | Music | A.V. Local Video | The A.V. Club Chicago. What a fun interview, but don’t take it from me. Let the following image clue you in:[...]

May 11th, 2011 - 2:49 pm § in Freelance Work

Already Dead tapes and records | Music | Tapes ’n’ Tapes | The A.V. Club Chicago

Already Dead tapes and records | Music | Tapes ’n’ Tapes | The A.V. Club Chicago. Still going strong with my cassette label series…[...]

May 6th, 2011 - 2:55 pm § in Freelance Work

Three Beats: Implodes’ overdue debut, fingerstyle prodigy Ryley Walker, and a ‘moving painting’ at Chicago Opera Theater | Three Beats | Chicago Reader

INDIE | A party for Implodes’ overdue debut via Three Beats: Implodes’ overdue debut, fingerstyle prodigy Ryley Walker, and a ‘moving painting’ at Chicago Opera Theater | Three Beats | Chicago Reader. A little write-up about fuzzed-out rock act Implodes.[...]

May 6th, 2011 - 2:52 pm § in Freelance Work

Soundboard: May 5-May 11 | Soundboard | Chicago Reader

Soundboard: May 5-May 11 | Soundboard | Chicago Reader. This week: Title Tracks.[...]

May 4th, 2011 - 12:49 am § in Freelance Work

Getting inked at the MCA | Arts & Culture | A.V. Local Video | The A.V. Club Chicago

As inquisitive as ever, The A.V. Club headed to the MCA to speak to Chamberlin and a couple participants about the concept behind Mnemonic, the connection between a tattoo and community, and how it felt to participate in the piece (and get a tattoo in the process, too). via Getting inked at the MCA [...]

May 4th, 2011 - 12:44 am § in Freelance Work

Dope Body’s Nupping, Reviewed – Arts Desk – Washington City Paper

Known for its intense, mucked-up punk rock, Dope Body cranks out some brutal jams on Nupping. via Dope Body’s Nupping, Reviewed – Arts Desk – Washington City Paper. This is one insane record. Read my dictionary-entry style review of the album and pick up the record.[...]

May 2nd, 2011 - 11:11 am § in Freelance Work

World Music: A Shady Grove on Java | Bleader

World Music: A Shady Grove on Java | Bleader. I wrote a little piece about Chicago’s Friends of the Gamelan as part of the Reader‘s new “Three Beats” feature.[...]



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