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Implodes’ overdue debut, fingerstyle prodigy Ryley Walker, and a ‘moving painting’ at Chicago Opera Theater

INDIE | A party for Implodes’ overdue debut It took them three and a half years, but on April 20 local four-piece Implodes finally released their debut album, Black Earth (Kranky). The drone-psych group started in late 2007, when guitarists Matt Jencik and Ken Camden (coworkers at Reckless Records) started playing acoustic jam sessions together. […]

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Annals of PR: the WLIT of Cable

This was impressive/horrifying enough to get my attention: “Hallmark Channel Adds Array of Digital Platforms to Enhance 450+ Hours of Holiday Programming” Actually, it’s probably unfair to lump this in with WLIT. I can’t imagine that many people are involuntarily exposed to basic cable Xmas oversaturation. WLIT, on the other hand, is the bane of […]