The wit of Ian Svenonius is something to which we’ve never quite been privy, a clever commentary between him and himself that’s probably brilliant despite being totally impenetrable to everyone else. (Have you read his book Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock ’n’ Roll Group?) Sometimes you have no choice but to respect an artist’s […]
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Gossip Wolf: Cassette Store Day is definitely silly but might be fun
Gossip Wolf: Two fun Cassette Store Day events to distract you from the nonexistence of “cassette stores,” a second LP for dark dance-rock duo Post Honeymoon, and more.
Reader’s Agenda Tue 5/7: Ian Svenonius, Keith Koeneman and Neil Steinberg in conversation, and Jared Logan
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Tuesday, May 7.
Rock ‘n’ roll lifer Ian Svenonius tells you what it’s like
Ian Svenonius channels dead rock stars in Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock ‘n’ Roll Group.
Keep on pressin’
Keep on pressin’: the making of four local record labels
In their words: Rian Murphy, head of staff and sales, Drag City
Rian Murphy of Drag City on publishing books that are right for your imprint
Meet your new mayor, Cynthia Plaster Caster. Plus: Steve Shelley, honorary Chicagoan, Svenonius on Nation of Ulysses reunion rumors, and more.
“Soft Focus” in Chicago
The Steve Albini episode of the online music talk show “Soft Focus” has been posted; too bad the host showed up too.
This week in Sharp Darts
Legendary Nation of Ulysses front man Ian Svenonius, now host of a talk show called “Soft Focus” and leader of a band called Chain & the Gang, answers a few questions.
Ian Svenonius, Steve Albini, and Mick Collins all in one room
Ian Svenonius of the Nation of Ulysses and the Make-Up will interview Shellac’s Steve Albini and the Dirtbombs’ Mick Collins on Tuesday, March 24, at the Logan Square Auditorium.
Svenonius talks Celebration
Arthur’s back, with a great interview by Ian Svenonius.