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By Mel on December 31, 2010
It’s New Year’s Eve, and tonight the wind chill in Denver is expected to hit twenty below. Considering I’m still trying to convince my bronchial tubes they love me after running around ill in DC to see Andrew Bird at the beginning of the month, and considering I’ve just spent the last week and a […]
Wow, That’s a Good Song: Pig With the Face of a Boy, “A Complete History of the Soviet Union As Told By A Humble Worker, Arranged To The Melody Of Tetris”
By Sarah on December 28, 2010
Who wants to inadvertently learn a history lesson while listening to a catchy song and watching an artsy, creative music video? Hands up, now! I am the man who arranges the blocks That descend upon me from up above. They come down and I spin them around Til they fit in the ground like hand in glove. […]
By Sarah on December 27, 2010
I did not give it permission to be almost 2011. Seriously. I’m planning on making it out to the Hideout tonight to end the year on a high note, with what’s sure to be a great show from Robbie Fulks and Nora O’Connor. Monday, December 27 Robbie Fulks, Nora O’Connor; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged beat kitchen, cameron mcgill, cursive, derek nelson, elephant gun, evanston space, ezra furman, fitzgeralds, health, hideout, japandroids, jill sobule, julia sweeney, laarks, light pollution, lincoln hall, logan square auditorium, mazes, metro, miles nielsen, mucca pazza, my gold mask, noah's ark was a spaceship, nora o'connor, paper arrows, robbie fulks, schubas, subterranean, the aragon, the black keys, the greenhornes, the hold steady, tim kasher, tom schraeder and his ego, unicycle loves you, yeasayer, yourself and the air
By Sarah on December 25, 2010
Happy holidays from me to all of you. Now if you’ll excuse me, I’ll be over here, eating cookies and writing and listening to Fingerlings 4.
By Sarah on December 21, 2010
Local record label Grape Juice Records is spreading the holiday cheer with a free compilation, available for download now on their Bandcamp page.
Posted in Sharing | Tagged curtis evans & our friend electric, derek nelson & the musicians, grape juice records, jon drake & the shakes, julie meckler, musikanto, no ordinary oswald, rachele eve, rambos, the minneapolis henrys, the shams band, will phalen
By Sarah on December 20, 2010
In putting together this week’s list, I sat around wondering why nothing was happening. Then I remembered that it’s Christmas.
Oh. Never mind.
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged alejandro escovedo, chicago theatre, cubby bear wrigleyville, darren garvey, debello, double door, elvis costello, hideout, jerome holloway, kevin andrew prchl, king sparrow, metro, paper arrows, rich salamander, schubas, simplesinger, state and madison, super happy fun club, the giving tree, the heligoats, the hush sound, the orwells, the shams band, this is me smiling, treaty of paris