Tag Archives: Chicago

Perry Farrell Confirms Decade More of Lollapalooza

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

Chicago Punk Zine: Matter #7, Feb 84

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

Lorus Live in Chicago

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

Lollapalooza 2008: Don't Be Old, Be Fun

Lollapalooza 2008After 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.

Notes from the Pitchfork Music Festival

Pitchfork Music FestivalThe 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.