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Garbage 'Strange Little Birds' vinyl out in June

Last fall, Garbage revisited their seminal self-titled debut with a special 20th anniversary reissue and tour. This year, however, the alt rockers are looking to add to their catalog with their first album in four years,  118 more words


Smart guys

The Upper Midwest is not without its share of significant contributions to rock music history. Waukesha wizard Les Paul established the electric guitar as a viable band instrument, then pioneered multitrack recording technology that would become the foundation of modern music production. 614 more words


Garbage new single!

I won’t say much more but just give this little beauty a listen…decidedly ‘them’ and very creative and catchy.  Hope you like.  New album ‘Strange Little Birds’ out June 10.




Hello again Wax Trax People!

-Just wanted to drop you all a quick note for some fancy springtime announcements.

Hey, for all the Chicago folks out there that are looking for a little 90s throwback luv, I hope you can join me this Friday (4/15) in Wicker Park for a walk down memory lane during a decade when major labels were snatching up any band that wore a flannel and a little thing called America On Line was burning up the dial up lines at a ferocious 56k speed. 717 more words


SXSW 2016: The Smart Studios Story MOVIE REVIEW

The Smart Studios Story is a documentary about the rise of Smart Studios, a recording studio in Madison, Wisconsin that was founded by Steve Marker… 658 more words

Movie Reviews

SXSW 2016: Interview with Wendy Schneider for "The Smart Studios Story"

The only interview I did at SXSW, other than my red carpet stuff (which that coverage will be up sometime tomorrow), was with Wendy Schneider, 976 more words


Garbage news

I don’t often talk about music on this blog, but when I do it’s usually Garbage.  Joking aside, on Thursday the 10th of March, my favourite alt-rock veterans finally announced the official release date of their sixth studio album.  283 more words