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Random Thu Feb 12 2009

Chicago Bands on Twitter

twitter_logo_125x29.pngWe're putting together a list of Chicago bands on Twitter, as a companion to this list of 406 international acts who use it. We most likely missed one or two; add more in the comments, or by DMing us on Twitter.

Andrew Bird
Animate Objects
Big Sky Stringband
Chicago Opera Theater
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
DJ Heather
Eighth Blackbird
The Fold
The Frantic
Hood Internet
Kid Sister
Lost Cartographers
Loyal Divide
Morris Mills
Post Honeymoon
The Right Now
Snows Era
The Sweeps
Treaty of Paris

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Post Honeymoon / February 12, 2009 3:59 PM

Post Honeymoon tweets!


volcano! / February 12, 2009 7:36 PM



The Right Now / February 12, 2009 7:51 PM

The Right Now (formerly Eli Jones)!


Loyal Divide / February 13, 2009 7:22 AM

Hi! We'd like to be on the list, too. Please.


Calvin Marty / February 13, 2009 5:36 PM

Calvin Marty and The Sunken Ship

Matthew Schoen / February 14, 2009 11:52 AM

What about WILCO only one of the best bands and one of the best cd's ever recorded

Andrew / February 15, 2009 2:46 PM

@Matthew: Well, find us their Twitter account and we'll gladly add it. I was unable to find one for them in my searches.

Model Stranger / February 25, 2010 2:17 PM

Great list so far. Is there an updated one? We're following many of our fellow Chicagoans. Let's all connect!

Eric / March 6, 2010 7:52 AM

@smokingpopes, @danielandriano

Lu / April 21, 2010 2:38 PM

@mygoldmask @blahblahchi

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

Our Final Transmission Days

By The Gapers Block Transmission Staff

Transmission staffers share their most cherished memories and moments while writing for Gapers Block.

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  Chicago Music Media

Alarm Magazine
Big Rock Candy Mountain
Boxx Magazine
Brooklyn Vegan Chicago
Can You See The Sunset From The Southside
Chicago Reader Music
Chicagoist Arts & Events
Chicago Music Guide
Chicago Singles Club
Country Music Chicago
Cream Team
Dark Jive
The Deli Chicago
Jim DeRogatis
Fake Shore Drive
Gowhere Hip Hop
The Hood Internet
Jaded in Chicago
Largehearted Boy
Little White Earbuds
Live Fix Blog
Live Music Blog
Loud Loop Press
Oh My Rockness
Pop 'stache
Pop Matters
Resident Advisor
Sound Opinions
Sun-Times Music Blog
Theft Liable to Prosecution
Tribune Music
UR Chicago
Victim Of Time
WFMU's Beware of the Blog
Windy City Rock


Abbey Pub
Andy's Jazz Club
Aragon Ballroom
Auditorium Theatre
Beat Kitchen
Bottom Lounge
Buddy Guy's Legends
The Burlington
California Clipper
Concord Music Hall
Congress Theater
Cubby Bear
Double Door
Elbo Room
Empty Bottle
Green Mill
The Hideout
Honky Tonk BBQ
House of Blues
Kingston Mines
Lincoln Hall
Logan Square Auditorium
Mayne Stage
The Mutiny
Old Town School of Folk Music
Park West
The Promontory
Red Line Tap
Reggie's Rock Club & Music Joint
The Riviera
Thalia Hall
The Shrine
Symphony Center
Tonic Room
Uncommon Ground
The Vic
The Whistler

  Labels, Promoters
  & Shops:

Alligator Records
Beverly Records
Bloodshot Records
Dave's Records
Delmark Records
Drag City
Dusty Groove
Flameshovel Records
Groove Distribution
He Who Corrupts
Jam Productions
Jazz Record Mart
Kranky Records
Laurie's Planet of Sound
Minty Fresh
Numero Group
mP Shows
Permanent Records
Reckless Records
Smog Veil Records
Southport & Northport Records
Thick Records
Thrill Jockey Records Touch & Go/Quarterstick Records
Victory Records

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