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08.05.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Nobody would confuse the Lollapalooza grounds for Club Med, but compared to some of the other major summer music festivals, Chicago's annual gathering is a cakewalk. Even as attendance hit record levels this year, the festival remained manageable. Shade and water were plentiful; lines were long but they moved; food was crappy and overpriced, but not exorbitantly so; and even the bathrooms were cle...
07.22.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Pitchfork posted another one of those �psych, here�s an image instead of a real review� reviews of the Black Kids album today, but unlike their clear-cut Jet review, this one was a little more ambiguous. A picture of two pugs, one black, one white, is overlaid with the text �Sorry :-/�. Sorry for what? Sorry for not writing a real review? Sorry that the album didn�t live up to the hype? ...
04.25.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
This month, needle-in-the-haystack buzz band Black Kids released an absolutely brilliant single, a re-recorded version of their lone EP�s stand-out �I�m Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How to Dance with You.� That this track is going to be a hit isn�t in question�the song is too damn catchy not to be, and its release is well timed for summer. I�m predicting it�ll be big�like, Peter, Bjorn and John ...