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 […]Read more "Take a Spin on the U-Turn"
This was a brilliant idea of mine that has totally bit me in the ass. I’ve been looking at the Record Store Day list of releases like I look at etsy. A lot of weird shit I like and maybe want, but nothing that I NEED. So I figured, let’s see what the hobo’s have […]Read more "record store day, the hobo way"
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 […]Read more "R.I.P. Frankie Knuckles"
The winder doldrums have me. Entirely. Chicago is in yet another polar vortex, and believe me, the polish has worn off on that phrase. In the beginning we all stayed indoors. I would take the momentary break in sub-zero temperatures to stock up at the grocery store, sure to get some fruit and vegetables though […]Read more "Thawed, briefly"
Getting a lot of press are the new Sisyphus singles, a collaboration made up of Sufjan Stevens, Son Lux and Serengeti (say that six times) that originally formed in 2012. Back then they put together an EP, this time around it’s a full album which drops on March 18. I am definitely digging these singles […]Read more "Sssssssssss"
Sometimes you go to a show and cringe through the opening acts hoping your ears really, truly aren’t bleeding because you forgot your earplugs in the jean jacket that also has some chocolate biscuits you stashed in there and can’t bring yourself to throw out because they’re maybe still good. Sometimes you go to a […]Read more "Sometimes you go to a show"
Thrilled to bits when Hozier announced late last week that he would be releasing a new EP towards the end of the month. Even more thrilled when he gave us a listen with the title track. Thrilled beyond recognition to share it with all of you. Listen here, and when you find you want to […]Read more "Listen up"