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News Fri Jul 16 2010

Friday Quick Links

When we're not manning our table at the CHIRP record fair at the Pitchfork Music Festival (come on by and say howdy!) we're looking at things like this online:

  • Or, amp yourself up with a Pitchfork playlist from RCRD LBL.
  • BTW, tickets are still available for Saturday's Lilith Fair stop in Chicago at Northerly Island. In case you were wondering. Or wagering.
  • What unites the U.S. Congress? Voting on naming a Wrigleyville post office for Steve Goodman. (It passed both the House an Senate with unanimous Yea votes.) Way to be.
  • Least surprising is that there is and has been Chicago-style politics at play for the Lollapalooza beer vending contracts.
  • Spinner also has a reader-supplied Q&A with OK GO on their latest video for "End Love."
  • The latest Gossip Wolf column at the Reader's website has a sweet mix from Logan Square DJ Brenmar (who's also a member of These Are Powers).
  • NPR talks about how Live Nation is feeling the pinch from low ticket sales this summer.
  • Bloodshot's smoovest artist Andre Williams shows off his South Side digs.
  • Venus reviews Carney's appearance at the Taste.
  • No Age, who'll hit Millennium Park on Sept. 13th (perhaps with Cap'n Jazz), is designing a line of vegan-friendly shoes, along with their new album.
  • Download some free Devo off their new album.
  • NPR Music's summer music preview has a nice sampling of tunes from all over, and a friendly dose of radio giggles.
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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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