Archive for April 2014

5 (more) Things Hipsters' Love

5. Cats: You know, because dogs are like way too mainstream.  And most people hate cats because cats hate people, shit in a box in your house, and pretend their owners are dead unless they need to eat.  So obviously hipsters have to like them.  If you think about it, it makes perfect sense.  Like cats, hipsters also hate eye contact and only talk to their parents if they need food or money (because they are pursuing a career as a blogger, artist, musician or a sustainable ecosystem consultant).
In case you missed the original “10 Things Hipsters’ Love” post, please check it out as it will get our blog more hits and, unlike hipsters, we aren’t afraid to admit that material things like ” getting more hits” mean something to us.  Anyway, here are a few more things our overly self-aware hipster friends cannot live... Read more »

Keeping Up with the Joneses: The Many Moves of Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings at The Vic

Keeping Up with the Joneses: The Many Moves of Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings at The Vic
After more than two years off the stage, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings have been touring heavily this year in celebration of their much anticipated 2014 release: Give the People What They Want.   Delayed from its slated 2013 debut, her answer came in action as fans penned love, hope,  support, and requests for a... Read more »

The Chicago Independent Radio Project Wants YOU! To Beef Up Your Dope Vinyl Collection

The Chicago Independent Radio Project Wants YOU! To Beef Up Your Dope Vinyl Collection
In its 12th year running, the 2014 CHIRP Record Fair will be going down this Saturday right over ‘der, close to Union Park, at the Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Union (1340 W. Washington Blvd). Northcoasters and Pitchforkettes alike can affirm this sacred zone, and CHIRP is definitely manifesting some of the rich musical magic spilling over... Read more »
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