By Sarah on December 9, 2011
[ Every year, my friend Mike, of Land of Absurdity, contributes his list of favorite albums. It almost makes up for the fact that I never bother to put these sorts of lists together anymore. Such is life. -S ] Another year, another list. See I like lists, and I can make them much more […]
Posted in Best Of | Tagged butch walker and the black widows, devin townsend project, ella riot, frank turner, guest post, innerpartyststem, lady gaga, lmfao, the antlers, the chain gang of 1974, the naked and famous
By Mel on May 3, 2011
When I was a lot younger I took piano lessons. I took a lot of piano lessons. And the stuff I liked best, and played best, was all Baroque. I’ve looked back on my days romping through The Well-Tempered Clavier with fondness and nostalgia, I’ve longed for piano access so I could revisit scales and […]
By Sarah on February 28, 2011
There are lots of great shows going on this week, and I probably won’t make it to any of them! Awesome. Monday, February 28 Robbie Fulks, Nora O’Connor; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation Lady Gaga, Scissor Sisters; United Center. 8 pm, sold out The Low Anthem, Bobby, Daniel Lefkowitz; Lincoln Hall. 8 pm, $14 […]
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged alice peacock, asobi seksu, bobby, brahms, chris james, congress theater, cotton jones, daniel lefkowitz, eleventh dream day, empty bottle, evanston space, girl talk, greg laswell, hideout, iron and wine, jared finck, junk culture, keithen terrell, lady gaga, laura gibson, lincoln hall, max tundra, meisha herron, nicole atkins, nora o'connor, pepper rabbit, portland cello project, robbie fulks, scissor sisters, stephen paul smoker, subterranean, the low anthem, the real connection, the riviera, tony lucca, united center, xoe wise
By Sarah on September 5, 2010
Despite August being Lollapalooza madness, not many Lolla artists made it onto my most-listened mix for the month. August’s mix brings you eleven songs, featuring everything from the glam pop of Lady Gaga to the old timey bluegrass of Carolina Chocolate Drops.
By Sarah on August 12, 2010
For being a person who hates a) large crowds, b) large drunk crowds, c) heat, d) the outdoors, and e) being outdoors in the oppressive summer heat with large crowds of drunk people, a big festival like Lollapalooza has all of the makings of a nightmare.
By Sarah on August 4, 2010
I am having a love/hate relationship with this year’s Lollapalooza schedule. It’s not like last year, where I was able to fill every inch of my day with bands. But maybe that’s a good thing — more time for aimlessly wandering from stage to stage, more opportunities to discover something new. Here’s where you’re most likely to find me this year:
Posted in Upcoming Events | Tagged arcade fire, b.o.b, blitzen trapper, blues traveler, dan black, deer tick, drive by truckers, edward sharpe & the magnetic zeros, erykah badu, gogol bordello, green day, lady gaga, lollapalooza, los amigos invisibles, mavis staples, metric, mumford & sons, nneka, phoenix, stars, the antlers, the national, the new pornographers, the walkmen