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Friday Quick Links

When we're not applying sunscreen liberally and regularly, we're often inside, looking at cool stuff on our laptops.

  • Heading out to enjoy the weather this weekend? Don't forget June means the start of neighborhood street festival season! Do Division Street Festival is this weekend with loads of music (including a family stage for your little dudes and dudettes). And check out Mayfest in Lincoln Square to celebrate some fine polka music and German heritage (happening in June this year, just to keep you on your toes).
  • If you're looking to sell some used CDs, they're in demand at Permanent Records, where they're using Chicago used CD stock to fill bins at their brand new L.A. outpost! If you're on the West Coast head over to their grand opening this weekend.
  • Working in the Loop has its perks, like the summer Lunchbreak Music Series at Millennium Park. Tuesday-Friday there's always music to enjoy and grass to lounge in, through September.
  • New Cool Kids album When Fish Ride Bicycles is due out in mid-July. Tracklist and cover art at Fake Shore Drive.
  • Speaking of Fake Shore Drive, they get a nod in a NY Times article on hip-hop blogs.
  • Listen to (and download) the new track by Hollywood Holt - "The Show".
  • Kind of loving this Hood Internet mix right now, and you can even buy it and give the guys some gas money: Hooray for Earth's "True Loves." Good cruisin' music.
  • Sounds almost like an April Fool's joke, but Coachella 2012 will feature two weekends of music with identical lineups. Good luck with that one.
 
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