Monthly Archives: September 2014

I want Everyone in on Meat Free Mondays

It’s time we made some changes. Things are not working the way they are. We start this Monday. from http://pledge.meatfreemondays.com/ Meat production is responsible for 14.5 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to the United Nations Food and Agricultural … Continue reading

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Chicago is…David Bowie is…

David Bowie is…the exhibit starts today at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. Our Mayor has declared today to be David Bowie Day. I know you love official documents. Today in Daley Plaza during your lunch hour Sons of … Continue reading

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Spool Going Round Mix Tape

Because Spool Going Round loves you, here is another mixtape. I haven’t posted a mix in a while but you can always find great mixes by searching out Spool Going Round. We are experiencing a seasonal change. A shift is … Continue reading

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Buzzcocks show us “The Way”

Buzzcocks tour bus just pulling out of Chicagoland leaving behind a new single and news of the forthcoming release The Way 1 – Keep On Believing 2 – People Are Strange Machines 3 – The Way 4 – In The Back … Continue reading

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Daniel Lanois (what has the greatest ears been up to?)

Daniel Lanois is still raising that spirit of music and still opening up doors to the unknown. The cover art to Flesh And Machine – the new album by gifted musician, renowned producer and ambient pioneer Daniel Lanois – contains … Continue reading

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Riot Festers Please Beware of Slayer Fans

Okay so the big Riot Fest & Carnival weekend is here. I have a problem with the short set times and really no after-shows of interest but you can’t deny the line up. This year’s line up easily blows away … Continue reading

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Spool Going Round says Death to all Festivals

I’m tired of it. Festivals are eating up all the talent and… Here is my main complaint with Riot Fest. I love Buzzcocks. I love Paul Weller. Neither of them come to Chicago enough. Almost never.  Finally we get them … Continue reading

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It is time you warmed up to ICEAGE

Young men making a desirable ruckus is the band Iceage from Copenhagen.  At times the band’s music is troubling.  Sometimes it is hard to hear the beauty in the noise.  It’s punk but not always in sound but always in … Continue reading

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Joan Rivers life supporting music

Joan Rivers was great for speaking her mind and she had a quick wit which I always appreciate.  I know it is sad for friends, family, and fans that she has passed but she lived a full life and you … Continue reading

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iTunes festival coming to your laptop all month long

September is a great time of year. Fall is my favorite. It also coincides with the iTunes festival live from London Roundhouse.  In previous years I have enjoyed performances from Jake Bugg, Sigur Ros, and Arctic Monkeys.  Even if you … Continue reading

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