Monthly Archives: April 2014

Owls and Emo

Last week I tackled a sometimes difficult and reserved (but generally kind) interview subject, Tim Kinsella. You can check out the interview on Chicagoist now. We talk about the new Owls record and Tim’s relationship with emo music.  Advertisements

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Chicago Is Getting A Funk Festival!

Funk Fest Chicago is making its dancin’ debut this weekend at Subterranean! Read all about it on Choose Chicago’s blog. 

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In Love with La Dispute

After being out of commission for wisdom teeth removal last week, I came back to a lot of fun. I was able to both interview and review one of my favorite bands on the rock scene right now, La Dispute. … Continue reading

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Made in Chicago: Mavis Staples

In March, gospel and should legend Mavis Staples was Chicago Like A Local’s “Made in Chicago” artist, in part because of her upcoming performance at the Chicago Symphony Center. Read more here.

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