Thursday, April 30, 2009
Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Last night Tankboy and I went to see "New Zeland's fourth most popular" folk duo Flight of the Conchords. The show was at Arie Crown, which is incredibly difficult to get to without a car, but as you can read in my review of the show, the trek was worth it. Also check out Tankboy's pics of the evening here.
Too Many Dicks
I Told You I Was Freekie
Hiphopopotamus vs. Rhymenoceros
The Most Beautiful Girl [In the Room]
Alby The Racist Dragon
Foux du Fafa
Think About It
We’re Both In Love With a Sexy Lady
Thursday, April 23, 2009
Last night made me happy. Nice show at a good venue. I reviewed last night's French Kicks show for Gapers Block, which you can read here.
Tonight, another band that makes me happy, Peter Bjorn and John! And wouldn't you know it, I wrote a preview about their show you can read here. Also be on the lookout for my review of opening band Chairlift coming in the next couple days to Gapers Block.
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Saturday, April 18, 2009
Support your local record store today by stopping by for the second annual Record Store Day. Independent record stores across the nation are celebrating with in-store performances and special deals by store, including tons of stores in Chicago. To see what stores are participating and what they are doing, check RecordStoreDay.com (or if you're in Chicago, Transmission has a great round up). Even artists and labels are getting in on the action with limited edition releases especially for today. It's no secret that independent record stores have been suffering financially with the big-box stores and online stores taking business (and, um, the current state of the economy), but the resurgent popularity of vinyl in the last year or so has driven some business back to these mom and pop establishments. So take today to show your support and chat with the staff at your favorite shop.
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Thursday, April 9, 2009
And now, for your viewing enjoyment, here’s Chromeo to tell you about the importance of washing your hands…
*I don’t even think that’s a complete list
**Seriously, click on the link, it’s awesome.
Friday, April 3, 2009
I’m so excited for a music filled weekend! First on the agenda tonight is Heartless Bastards at Bottom Lounge, and then it’s off to Old Oak Tap where DJ Tankboy will provide the soundtrack at his monthly gig.
Saturday, Tom Smith (formerly of OFFICE)’s new band, Old Fake, is playing at Bottom Lounge.
Have a good weekend everyone!