Bric-a-Brac Records & Collectibles has been closed since a pipe burst in the Avondale shop on Christmas morning, destroying thousands of LPs, seven-inches, VHS tapes, and toys. Thankfully the damage was mostly confined to the front of the shop. “Everything looks a lot worse than it is right now,” says co-owner Nick Mayor. “We definitely […]
Eye Vybe Records doesn’t need you to pretend Christmas is fun, Comfort Station throws a holiday benefit show with a dazzling lineup, and more.
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by local artist Ryan Duggan.
Plus: Bric-a-Brac celebrates five years with a stacked in-store show, prog-punk brothers Avantist keep the hits coming on a new EP, and more.
Trouble in Mind signs Facs, Chicago shops celebrate Cassette Store Day, and the Eradicator drop a self-titled album.
In a little more than four years, Bric-a-Brac Records, which occupies a cozy storefront on the border between Logan Square and Avondale, has become a crucial part of the local creative community. Owners Nick Mayor and Jen Lemasters have accomplished this in part by hosting a bevy of all-ages shows featuring vital underground rock, punk, […]
Graveface Records imprint Terror Vision treats scary movie music with the same respect as the obsessive fans who’ve made it a thriving niche market.
The band’s brand-new Delusion Moon hits shelves tomorrow.
The Avondale record and collectible shop celebrates its first birthday on Saturday.
This week’s gig poster was created by designer Chema Skandal.
Scheme raps with two tongues on Pocket Full of Pesos, the Lemons hit Chic-a-Go-Go, and more