Category: bullshit

Woes of a music snob: Filter II

Hungry and desperate for a restroom, I left Decibel Audio in Chicago’s formerly yipster Wicker Park neighborhood in search of something tangible to eat. No Earwax, Sultan’s seemed too far, so I settled on Filter II. A very believable recreation and approximation of the original, Filter II no longer attracts punks and tattooed art students... Read more »

Quality vs. Style

In my post from yesterday, I tried to compare the experience of an indie rock show, a world-class electronic music show, and a super-indie avant-classical music concert. The audience sizes were a couple hundred, 4,000, and a couple dozen, respectively. The disparity in the qualities of each of the shows was startling, while the ticket... Read more »