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David Bowie Goes Alt-country with Jon Langford & Sally Timms [Free Show]

Davis Bowie Is, the musically riveting exhibit currently running at Chicago’s MCA, is a Bowie wonderland for fans and music appreciators alike. Days can be spent strolling through the exhibit’s collection of  handwritten lyrics, costumes, album artwork, […]



Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 119: West Fest, Taste of Chicago, Jon Langford

You want festivals?  We have a few of those here in Chicago and two of ’em make the list this weekend.  Oh, and there’s always time for Mr. Jon Langford at one of our favorite […]



Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 75: Hideout Block Party, Local H, Chicago Bears

Football season is here.  That’s something that I talk about quite a bit, and just today my girlfriend mentioned something about a friend of hers possibly being pregnant and I somehow turned that into 5 […]



Watch Jon Langford’s UIC Commencement Speech

“I have no job, but I win bread.” It’s college commencement season. Who better to exhort grads than Mekon/Waco Bro/Man About Town Jon Langford? Here he is last weekend at UIC – his speech begins […]


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Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 43: Buddy Guy, Kelly Hogan, Method Man

Yeah, that’s right.  A member of the Wu-Tang Clan is one of this week’s picks, as is the one and only Mr. Buddy Guy (who will be finishing his annual January residency at Legends), and […]


Doctor Who, Mister Blue Sky, And Just A Bit Of The ELO

So I’m talking to my fellow Whovian, Jon Langford, about the next season of “Doctor Who,” because that’s what grownups do at the office. It leads to a discussion of the merits of the Eleventh […]


Playlist: The Eclectic Company 11/9/2010

Jon Langford welcomes Black Prairie, a Portland based band that features members of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Decemberists[/lastfm], including [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Chris Funk[/lastfm]. Click “more” to view this week’s playlist