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, […]
James Swanberg of Today’s Hits plays 100 songs at one show, the You Are Here festival sets up a maze beneath Thalia Hall, and more.
. . . and all I did was buy the Lemons’ excellent debut cassette from Bric-a-Brac Records.
The Logan Square-based psych label puts on a two-day festival at the Empty Bottle.
Avondale’s Bric-a-Brac Records is the only record store in the state celebrating the first annual Cassette Store Day.
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.