It's an amazing feeling when a city comes alive...in front of a national audience no less. It feels good. I am so reinvigorated as a citizen that I am ready to help solve our civic problems like education, budget and crime. That's what a Bears win will do to you.
Longtime head-Mekon Jon Langford recently released a solo record called Old Devils on Chicago's Bloodshot Records. He recently invited photographer Jim Newberry into his art studio to perform a song from that record on camera.
Top story: With all the political heat and city news brewing, I will defer to an age-old rivalry as today's top story. It's funny how many Chicagoans are transplants and don't realize the significance of the game tonight.
After giving away two of its track as free downloads, now Sufjan Stevens offers the entirety of his new album The Age of Adz as a free stream. This is in advance of its October 12 release date and Chicago Theater performance on October 15. Enjoy the glitchy side of pop-Sufjan right here: