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August 22nd, 2011 - 2:33 am § in Freelance Work

Lollapalooza Survival Guide | Music Feature | Chicago Reader

Lollapalooza Survival Guide | Music Feature | Chicago Reader. I wrote about Friendly Fires, Death From Above 1979, and Deftones for this Lolla preview.[...]

August 22nd, 2011 - 2:31 am § in Freelance Work

Lollapalooza’s biggest acts | Music | Recommended If You Like | The A.V. Club Chicago

For this edition, we’re focusing on the groups playing Lollapalooza at Grant Park Aug. 5-7. via Lollapalooza’s biggest acts | Music | Recommended If You Like | The A.V. Club Chicago.[...]

July 26th, 2010 - 1:51 am § in True/Slant

The Love Parade tragedy: 19 deaths and live music in limbo

Germany’s Love Parade, an annual dance music festival, was the scene of a terrible tragedy this weekend [via the L.A. Times]: At least 19 people reportedly died at the Love Parade, a well-known dance event in the German city of Duisburg, and more than 340 were said to be injured as the apparen[...]

April 26th, 2010 - 2:19 am § in True/Slant

Music and the Media, Part 3: This is an Advertisement

What is one expected to do when the economy’s in the tank and it seems harder and harder to make a decent living in your chosen industry? In music, the route to a sustainable existence appears to be written in the ads. Or, so it seems in the case of the Black Eyed Peas, a [...][...]

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[...]

March 31st, 2010 - 2:55 pm § in True/Slant

Lollapalooza releases lineup… in code

Lollapalooza, the gigantic three-day alternative pop music extravaganza, announced its 2010 lineup. Except you’ve probably got to be Vanna White to be able to discern who will be there from this quirky/gimmicky mess: It’s a cute concept, but you’ve got to wonder why they decided to[...]

January 1st, 2010 - 2:30 pm § in True/Slant

Soundgarden Reunites

Happy 2010! It’s time to start off the new year with something new… Or, in this case, something old turned new. Rolling Stone has the details on the Soundgarden reunion: Soundgarden fans woke up to incredible news this New Year’s morning: the band, which split in 1997, is officially re[...]

July 23rd, 2008 - 2:57 am § in Perfect Lines

Weak Warp

Warped Tour begins in Mansfield, Massachusetts in a number of hours, and sadly, I will not be in attendance. Warped really is a one-of-a-kind entity, and while the Lollapalooza’s that came before it may have dropped their aims to bring alternative music to the masses across the vastness of Ame[...]



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