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The best local releases of 2012

The year-end albums post, now in its third edition, happens to be the thing I most look forward to writing all year for CT. Perhaps it’s because the other two have been the site’s most-read pieces. 3,047 more words

Best Of

Handpicked shows for December 2012

The Handpicked column has been revived.

Happy Holidays from Chicago Tunes:

Thursday, December 6: Advance Base @ The Burlington, 9 p.m.
Cost: $7 donation
Other acts: Julie Byrne, J Fernandez… 978 more words

Outer Minds

Outer Minds -- Behind the Mirror

Band: Outer Minds
Album: Behind the Mirror
Release Date: October 31, 2012

It’s been a dynamic year for the folks in Outer Minds… 577 more words

Music Review

Outer Minds -- 'We Are All Stone'

I’ve known for awhile that the best thing about Outer Minds is “Always in My Head.” Some might say their tent pole isn’t “Always in My Head” but “Footsteps” or maybe “Gimme a Reason.” (The latter, despite widespread confusion, is not a spirited update to a more eloquently titled Tracy Chapman hit of the mid-nineties.) 404 more words

Song Review

Pitchfork Music Festival preview: Three days of indie bliss

The Pitchfork Music Festival kicks off this afternoon (Friday) at Union Park with the first band, Chicago’s Outer Minds, at 3:20 p.m. Click on links below for┬ámy day-by-day previews. 90 more words

What's Happening

Outer Minds @ The Empty Bottle (5/24)

I’ve only ever seen Outer Minds play at the Empty Bottle, and I think that kind of consistency brings with it considerable advantage.

For one it’s the Empty Bottle, far and away the best space to see live music in the city — I think Township, maybe The Hideout round it out. 480 more words

Show Review