I Need That Record!

April 16th, 2010 by Rami

Just in time for Record Store Day--the DVD release of the independent documentary, "I Need That Record! The Death (and Possible Survival) of the Independent Record Store" featuring Ian MacKaye, Thurston Moore, Mike Watt ... and Rob from Bloodshot! You can...Read more


April 16th, 2010 by Rami

We never like to bore you with the ins and outs of this weird little business. Suffice to say that sometimes we run out of a title and call it out of print. Then, years later, a distributor (usually some European partner cleaning out their warehouse after they go out of business or something) and they send back things to...Read more

Rosie Flores done broke her arm

April 15th, 2010 by Rami

Ain't that the way of the world? Just before hitting the road to do some dates with Jon Langford, Rosie had a bit of an accident at home and broke her arm. For an amazing guitar player, a broken arm is a bit of a problem.

Thus, she has had to cancel this week's shows in the midwest. Jon Langford will...Read more

JTE does The Boss!

April 13th, 2010 by Rami

As part of the AV Club's Undercover series, Justin Townes Earle had his pick of 25 songs to cover--he chose Bruce Springsteen's "Atlantic City." Check it out:

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Just Another Friday...

April 9th, 2010 by Rami

Ah, Springtime in Chicago. Time for Baseball, flowers and.....unlicensed tree-trimming!

Several of us just spent an amusing/horrifying half hour looking out the window of our little warehouse. Next to us, between the vacant lot and the Ecuadorian restaurant, there was a large, mostly dead tree surrounded by all manner of wires, fences and US.

We couldn't believe it...Read more


April 5th, 2010 by Rami

After their horrific van crash in September last year, TSYGC has been busy healing and re-habbing and more healing. Recently, though, they've started practicing again with an eye on performances in June. Read THIS story on their progress and their health care triumphs and tribulations in the Chicago Tribune.Read more


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