Playlists dropping like the leaves…

  Back in September, Jeff came to us with an idea, let’s make playlists, themed, for autumn. Dig it! Back then, autumn was a kind of warm idea, cool weather just starting to introduce itself. Summer days far outnumbered the autumn ones. We all have our different takes on what autumn means to us. I […]

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Friday Has Fallen

My introduction to Sinkane was Daphni’s wonderful remix of ‘Runnin’, a track that serves as a good introduction to Sinkane’s soulful voice and ear for percussive rhythms. There aren’t many remixes that immediately drive me to listen to the original, but doing so with Sinkane was a rich reward. Analogues for the music that Sinkane […]

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Cymbals Eat Guitars Eat Friday

Guitarist and lead vocalist Joseph D’Agostino has always forged his own path. Since its formation through a Craigslist ad in 2007, Cymbals Eat Guitars staked its claim with sonic exploration. The Staten Island group obviously draws influence from the realm of punk and indie rock, most notable on its self-released debut “Why There Are Mountains.” […]

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Follow Friday Finds Kimbra

Normally when picking an album for this feature, it’s supposed to be something that the person doing the choosing definitively likes. This week instead, I went for something that mostly covered what would span the likability base of the Hobo Collective. Kimbra probably became most well-known to most of us through Gotye’s Somebody (That I […]

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A 4th Friday

Instead of the usual Follow Friday list of album recommendations, we’ve put together a rather patriotic at times playlist for your 4th of July festivities. Because who doesn’t need a little Kidz Bop in their life?  

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Take a Spin on the U-Turn

  Awhile back one of the hobo’s of the Dave variety was considering the buying of a new turntable. We all gathered around the campsite, aka our facebook group, and encouraged this purchase. His eyes, and ours, glazed over when he showed us what he was intending on getting. Now, a few moons later, he’s got […]

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R.I.P. Frankie Knuckles

If you grew up in Chicago, if nothing else, the name Frankie Knuckles was familiar. If you were part of the Chicago House scene (and surely any dance scene), he was an innovator and rightfully dubbed “godfather” of it. Word has come that he died and we’re all at a loss for it. Enjoy a […]

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