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  • Hot Stove charity concert swings for fences with rock, baseball

    Hot Stove charity concert swings for fences with rock, baseball
    Local H frontman Scott Lucas and former Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin had never played together before last summer's Hot Stove Cool Music fundraiser, yet there they were again early this month performing their own soundtrack to Sergei Eisenstein's landmark 1925 silent film "Battleship Potemkin" at the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival.
  • R. Clifton Spargo

     R. Clifton Spargo
    What do you think of when you think of Chicago? Great indie music. Some of my favorites include: Urge Overkill, The Smashing Pumpkins, Ministry, alt country pioneers The Waco Brothers, Liz Phair (the early days), Neko Case, The Redwalls, Smith Westerns,...

    Concert review: Big Star 'Third' at Park West

    After a two-hour tribute to Big Star’s lost-then-found classic album “Third,” drummer Jody Stephens provided an instant review for the audience Friday at Park West. The concert “reminds me of recording the third album,”...

    Album of the Week: Plants and Animals

    Album of the Week: Plants and Animals
    Plants and Animals The End of That (Secret City) It’s rare to find classic-rock tinged jams with so much swagger and juice that still have a sense of humor (not so much as to be a gag) and real artistry to the lyrics. “The moral of the...

    July 5: Music Lounge - Urge Overkill

    July 5: Music Lounge - Urge Overkill
    Check out Chicago Band Urge Overkill as they stop by WGN. We have Dean talking to them about the new album and check out the links below for 4 songs! 2 of the four are off the new album and 2 classics! Legendary Indie Band Urge Overkill has just...