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Last Minute Plans: The Fizzy Pops

Are you looking for some catchy basement fuzz-pop? Do you know where Frankfort, IL is? The Fizzy Pops are the latest addition to the poorly named Throw Up Records. The show tonight at The Lighthouse is to celebrate the release their self-titled full-length album. The 15-track collection is only $6 and is a little rough around the edges, but solid at its core. With tracks clocking in at under two-minutes more often than not, The Fizzy Pops make listening fun with their rapid-fire approach.

The show tonight starts at 6:00pm at The Lighthouse (9506 Manhattan-Monee Rd., Frankfort, IL ).


New Welcome To Ashley Video

"Nothing But Grey Skies Ahead" appears on Welcome To Ashley’s EP Absent Man. They are playing a free show at Double Door tonight (Jan. 14th).


Tomorrow Never Knows

The Schubas sponsored Tomorrow Never Knows has a decent line-up this year and we felt had to give it some attention. $75 for 5 days event take place at both Schubas and Lincoln Hall and features bands like Sufer Blood, Freelance Whales, Bear In Heaven, Neon Indian, and even one or two local act. I suppose that is why we are giving the event more space because again the venue has failed to make an effort to really highlight Chicago music in their signature event. Among the local s you will find The Hood Internet, Laser, Fast & S**t, Only Children, Netherfriends, and Skybox, but the main headliners are all from out of town. For the full line-up visit the TNK Calendar.


The Future's Looking Grim on Vinyl

One of my favorite albums of 2009 will finally get its official vinyl release on February 1st via Metal Postcard Records. Yea Big and Kid Static’s The Future’s Looking Grim is the second album from the energetic hip hop duo, and features songs like “Bots” and “Stomp The Pedal” and so many more addictive tunes. Of course, the album features “Eatchyo Samwich”, the tale of the duo getting into a fight at a roadside bar over a sandwich. So, if you missed the CD or haven’t bought the download or if you just love to collective vinyl, check out this new release from Yea Big & Kid Static.


Ok Go “This Too Shall Pass”

Yes, the boys have done it again, and know for a fact we will say that again several times this year. For their new album, Ok Go will be making a video for each song. The latest video is for the song “This Too Shall Pass”, and features the Notre Dame marching band. It’s another classic in the Ok Go stable, but they are not allowing you to embed at this point so you will have to head over to youtube to be counted among the 20,000 plus people who have watched the video in the last four days.


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