In part three of our most epic Wikipedia Files episode of all time, Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips addresses the misconception that the Oklahoma band is actually from Chicago and chastises us for eroding public radio's previously sterling reputation.
Here's the second chunk of Pavement front-man Stephen Malkmus' appearance on Sound Opinions. Due to popular demand, we're posting the entire interview here unedited. Watch part one here. We'll try to post the rest ASAP.
Continuing our sibling rock theme, White Mystery is Alex and Francis White- a garage-rock sister-brother duo from Chicago. You might recognize Alex's notable red head from any number of past bands including Miss Alex White and the Red Orchestra's 2005 album on the In The Red label.
Pavement performs in Millennium Park in just a few hours. Since the band has promised this will be their only reunion tour, I figured this is the best time to share more of our Stephen Malkmus interview from July.
In our new reality web-documentary series, "The City Room," we follow WBEZ reporters and producers as they cover news in the Chicago market. Today's episode follows WBEZ's Political Reporter Sam Hudzik as he works the room at City Hall, a day after Mayor Daley announced he will not seek re-election.
This week our Live Music Thursday installment takes the form of a Mabie Baby session. That's when we bring an up-and-coming band into our fancy Jim and Kay Mabie Performance Studio and let them loose. Today we present the grimy garage/shoegaze of Woven Bones.