Over the past decade or so, whenever a garage band has played a Chicago show, you’ll have likely found James Swanberg somewhere on the premises, in the crowd or hawking merch or even onstage. For most of that time he’s operated under the name Today’s Hits, which began as a vehicle for the perfectly sloppy, […]
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The Lemons’ new LP attracts a crowd of celebrity cosigners
The Lemons’ new LP attracts a crowd of celebrity cosigners, Permanent Records reissues Fred Cole’s pre-Dead Moon band Zipper, and more.
Chicago punk group Fitness puts its best foot forward with ‘SSRI’
The tune opens the group’s recent self-titled EP, which is the focus of a belated release party this Friday.
Toronto slacker-rocker Marvelous Mark releases a new video for the catchy-as-hell ‘I Don’t Mind’
An outstanding track from his latest release for Burger Records.
LA garage label Burger Records throws itself 50 parties—including one in Chicago
LA garage label Burger Records throws itself 50 parties (including one in Chicago), Smart Bar celebrates women in dance music, and more.
The Shivas throw a party of lo-fi, surf-happy garage on ‘Manson Girls’
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is “Manson Girls” from the upcoming full-length “You Know What to Do,” out 10/28 via K Records
Reader’s Agenda Mon 4/1: Constellation opening, Peach Kelli Pop, and Demetri Martin
What’s on the Reader’s Agenda for Monday, April 1, 2013
An irresponsible Saturday to close out my SXSW
The night that everyone stopped giving a fuck
12 O’Clock Track: Tough Shits, “Cats & Dogs”
Jangly guitar pop from half-assed geniuses