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Friday Quick Links

When we're not soaking up sunbeams (in Chicago!) we're inside, in a dark room, getting a sunburn from our computer monitor while we look at this stuff online:

  • Speaking of WBEZ, Robert Feder explores the issue of gender disparity in morning drive-time radio DJs.
  • NBC Chicago has a photo stream of their picks for Chicago's Top DJs which includes DJ Matt Roan and Million Dollar Mano.
  • Grindcore from Plague Bringer on Record Store Day at Reckless' downtown store? Oh yes. The Reader has the tidbit here and a commenter corrects the info. about the purported 7" with the clarification that it will be a "limited edition CD-single box set," instead.
  • Ted Leo & the Pharmacists covered "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" in The Onion's A.V. Club's tiny (and awesomely decorated), round room. The 25-song "Undercover" project just started, and they'll post a new video each Tuesday. Squee!
  • Steve Goodman could be immortalized in the name of a Wrigleyville Post Office.
  • The Moneypenny DJs (with loads of Chicago friends) put out a free mix tape before heading to SXSW this week. Good stuff remixed from Kid Sister, Hollywood Holt, Flosstradamus and M.I.A. featuring Mic Terror (heyoo).
  • In case you hadn't heard, Big Star's Alex Chilton died this week (apparently from a heart attack while mowing the lawn at his home), just days before he was supposed to perform at SXSW. He was 59. Many remembrances online.
 
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