All hands on deck! Little Village Environmental Justice Organization is hosting a volunteer day at their farm site (31st and Albany). From 8 AM-noon, they’re inviting people to spend some […]
Perhaps on a spring day, when the falling water draws out the musky smell of earth and everything seems to be coming alive, or maybe in the fall, when the […]
Mallory McClaire and Chantala Kommanivanh work as an arts administrator and as a professional artist and educator, respectively—but the couple also run Web-based record shop Beverly Phono Mart. In August […]
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This week’s featured gig poster was created by Chicago artist Daniel Williams.
This week’s featured gig poster was created by local artist and educator Nicole Marroquin.
If you have the money to help Chicago’s record stores stay in business long enough to reopen, here are your options.
The team that used to run Logan Hardware quietly opened Electric Jungle at the end of July.
Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records chronicles the love relationship that sustained Chicago’s legendary record store and label.
Check out our interactive map and listings detailing the area’s festivities, including discounts, giveaways, in-store performances, and more.
Chaka Khan talks to Jake Austen of the Goblins and Chic-a-Go-Go.
When record stores aren’t buying used vinyl directly from the public, they might find a carload of goodies at the Chicagoland Record Collectors Show.
Record Store Day at a glance—including an interactive map that details the festivities at participating shops.
The shop, run by former Lincoln Hall manager Nick Mayor and his wife, Jen Lemasters (a photo assistant at Threadless), specializes in new and used vinyl with a focus on garage and punk, and it will eventually host regular in-store performances.
Dance Mania Records helped birth ghetto house, juke, and footwork music—now it’s back to court the EDM crowd.