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Afraid of Heights? Check Out This Free Soloing Video With Alex Honnold! [Watch]

If you’re afraid of heights, just watching this video might give you an anxiety attack.  The video’s not brand new, but I happened upon it earlier this week and have watched it several times, just […]


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Five Talking Head Songs By Someone Else

We’re featuring David Byrne and Talking Heads tomorrow; one of America’s best and most adventurous bands. Their run of albums from the late seventies to the end of the eighties was one of the greatest […]



Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 132: The Afghan Whigs, Delta Spirit, Asgeir

Shows aplenty in Chicago during the fall season…  Too many for one person to get to but if you’re really dedicated, you can make it to all three of this weekend’s concert picks with legendary […]


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Hump Day Unusual Moment: Pasquale & The Lunar-Tiks “Moon Madness”

Since your time today would be best spent comparing pictures of the Blood Moon, we have provided you with the soundtrack for your moonage daydream. This week The traditional Hump Day Unusual Moment invokes the […]


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TV On The Radio Post New Track, ‘Careful You’ [Watch]

TV On The Radio have another album coming out in November, a record that Tunde Adebimpe says, “is, 1,000 percent, without a doubt, the best thing we’ve ever done.” That’s a bold statement, but the video […]


David Lynch Foundation "Change Begins Within" Press Conference

David Lynch’s ‘Twin Peaks’ To Return?

UPDATE: The show is back according to Variety If you’re a David Lynch fan, you’ve seen his most famous films: Eraserhead, The Elephant Man, Dune, Blue Velvet, Wild at Heart, Lost Highway, Mulholland Dr., and Inland […]


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Ryan Adams Covers Bryan Adams. Sweet.

Their names are nearly identical and they make rock songs, so why the hell not?!  Go for it, Ryan.  Let’s hear you cover one of Bryan’s most famous songs.  His name pops into people’s heads when […]



Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 131: Fleetwood Mac, JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound, Warpaint

What are you looking for this weekend?  A couple of arena rock shows with one of the best-selling bands of all-time?  Yup, those are there.  A 20th anniversary celebration of one of Chicago’s finest record […]


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Mink DeVille

The self titled debut (also known as Cabretta) from this New York by way of San Francisco combo was an amazing minimalist blend of spidery east coast soul and new wave punk. Produced by the […]



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