Lollapalooza has become my favorite time of year. The music’s way better than Christmas and the food beats the hell out of Thanksgiving (gotta love that falafel pita!). So it warms my heart to hear that Lolla founder Perry Farrell has inked a contract with the city of Chicago for ten more years of rock … Continue reading Perry Farrell Confirms Decade More of Lollapalooza
Swan Fungus has charitably scanned the February 1984 issue of Chicago punk zine, Matter: In this issue, the First Year Anniversary Issue, there is a Ruthless Records feature with segments related to Big Black, Effigies, Naked Raygun and Circle Seven (check out the they goofy inset photo of [Steve] Albini), an awesome piece called “1983’s … Continue reading Chicago Punk Zine: Matter #7, Feb 84
A bitter-sweet goodbye to the City of Broad Shoulders as a GLONO founder relocates to the Pacific Northwest.
We just received this memo from Dylan Burr, famous from the Faces Don’t Lie series here on GLONO: Lorus is playing tonight at Subterranean with Dub Trio. You may know them better as the backing band for Mike Patton’s Peeping Tom. We’re super excited for this show. It’s the first show with our new drummer. … Continue reading Lorus Live in Chicago
Dressy Bessy puts on a rollicking, fun show in Chicago on a Monday night for 40 of their biggest fans. We’ve got photos to prove it.
Sixteen years after their last tour of the States, My Bloody Valentine returns with a vengeance, hellbent on blowing the minds and eardrums of American fans.
Just wanted to let everybody know that our man AMP has uploaded a ton more of his Lollapalpooza pics. And just for fun, he compiled the best of the bunch into a cool little video.
After attending two big music festivals every summer since 2005, it’s easy to feel burned out and unmotivated. But you can still have a great time if you just turn off your grouchiness, relax, and float downstream. A mind-blowing headliner helps, too.
The best-run music festival in America is a yearly congregation of college radio nerds, fashion victims, art students, burnouts, baristas, and meatheads in Chicago’s Union Park.
Alison Moyet and Vince Clark reconnect on stage, efficiently alternating between the slower tales of heartbreak and up-tempo dancefloor shakers.