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News Fri Mar 05 2010

Friday Quick Links

When we're not trying to find the right cable to charge yet another portable electronic device, we're glued to our screens checking out things like these:

  • Thrill Jockey Records' 2nd 12" subscription series is now taking orders. Act fast, fellow record nerds. They will sell out of subscriptions!
  • DeRo has the line on the He said/He didn't say controversy about the Elton John/Billy Joel tour that, no matter what, won't be returning to Wrigley Field.
  • Future Perfect Radio puts a spin on the standard "Best of" list and creates one for albums they're anticipating the release of in 2010.
  • Getting our listen on for bands heading to SXSW soon at NPR.
  • Last week ABC7 visited Buddy Guy at his house in Orland Park. I bet the crew for MTV Cribs never got homemade gumbo!
  • Windy City Rock posts about Small Chicago, a project which brings simply-produced music videos from Chicago bands. First up: Coltrane Motion. Next: The Warm Ones. (And hey, Small Chicago, how about some permalinks? Flash...grrr.)
  • The Reader profiles Robert Manis, a Chicago record collector who's giving back to the music community by way of his own reissue label.
  • A guy from Lakeview gets a slot on a TV show with his rap video. But it's not the show you think it is.
  • Loud Loop Press has some good video from YACHT at the Empty Bottle last weekend.
 
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Todd Tue / March 12, 2010 2:48 PM

Small Chicago has a home- smallchicago.com. Apologies for the Flash, we're going through Vimeo.

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