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April 6th, 2010 - 2:27 pm § in True/Slant

Lollapalooza and the Pitchfork Effect

The folks behind Lollapalooza officially unveiled the lineup for this year’s fest (that’s right - no more letter guessing) Tuesday morning. And it looks like someone’s been reading Pitchfork. The lineup is jam packed with indie bands. Many of those acts have received the greatest[...]

January 30th, 2010 - 5:23 pm § in Behind the scene at shows, Featured

Schubas: If these walls could talk

Location, location, location. That's often what can affect the outcome of a show. If a venue has terrible sound, can't handle the crowd and exudes a bad atmosphere, the show may just as well be over before it starts.[...]

December 11th, 2009 - 5:14 am § in Perfect Lines

An Awkward Conversation With Mike Kinsella About Cap'n Jazz Rumors

Setting: Lincoln Hall, Chicago. About 10:30ish, 15 minutes or so into Headlights‘ set, about a half hour after Maritime‘s performance. Mike Kinsella and his friend (who I unfortunately did not get the name of) sitting at the southern end of the bar. I pop up before I leave the show…[...]

October 26th, 2009 - 2:15 am § in True/Slant

Ted Leo & The Pharmacists at Lincoln Hall Grand Opening

Chicago’s Lincoln Hall has been open for a bit, but that didn’t stop Ted Leo & The Pharmacists from bringing the club to life. On October 25, Leo et al played the slightly-belated Grand Opening as they do any other show: with a fistful of punk fun. The quartet seemed poised for actio[...]



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