Monthly Archives: April 2011

A-Trak Spins a Set at The Mid

Legendary DJ A-Trak is coming to The Mid in Chicago in May. More info over at Gapers Block.

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Greek Fire/AM Taxi Review

Greek Fire (from my hometown of St. Louis) and Chicago’s AM Taxi played the Cubby Bear last night. Read my review.

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Lollapalooza Official Lineup Announcement Party

Lollapalooza’s 2011 lineup will be revealed on April 26. Do312 is throwing a bash in celebration of the revealing. Details are here.

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Come Get Your Bucket O’ Blood

Just in time for Record Store Day, read my interview and profile of Marc Ruvolo. Marc is the owner of Chicago punk label Johann’s Face. Last year he opened a book and record store called Bucket O’ Blood.

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Preview/Album Review: Tim Larson and The Owner/Operators

Blue-collar anthems written by a Chicagoan. Loving it.

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North Coast Music Fest News!

North Coast Music Festival is back for its second year! Read the initial press release news here.

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Brendan Kelly/White Wives @ the Beat Kitchen Review

I love Chicago’s music scene. A night out with The Haverchucks, White Flag (featuring members of Anti-Flag) and Brendan Kelly of The Lawrence Arms. What more could you ask for? A review and some pics from me? Okay.

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Abstract Giants Album Review

Awesome local hip-hop collective releases new album. Live band backing only makes it better. Read my review.

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