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Ableton demos, Sweeney Todd, and more

Hey electronic artists, wanna level up your Ableton game? Join Penthouse Audio Group at Hush (311 W. Chicago), where you can get track feedback from professionals. Ableton-certified program trainers Orville Kline, Basura Boyz, and Cofresi will present some production techniques. There will also be a beat battle (for prizes) and raffles. This is happening from […]

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“Receiver” and Other Shorts

A prizewinner at the New York Underground Film Festival, Jon Leone’s Receiver documents teenage backyard wrestling in Belvidere, Illinois: contestants smash each other with garbage cans, throw each other into beds of thumbtacks, and wrestle in a ring laced with barbed wire. Kurt “the Strangler” Jensen, a star of these painful displays, says he “always […]