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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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