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Riot Fest Chicago 2014 – Sunday

Sunday brought Billy Bragg, Superchunk, Naked Raygun, Lucero, My Gold Mask, Patti Smith, Primus, Weezer, and more beautiful weather.  Fueled on discarded Red Bulls and beer, the bees buzzed around Humboldt Park looking to start fights with me wherever I went. The machine kills fascists: Billy Bragg Superchunk: Naked Raygun: This is the look of […]

Don’t Be a Jerk: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Grand Rapids, Michigan (Part II)

(Read part I of this series) John Hanson (http://strawberryheritage.bandcamp.com/#) John Hanson is a bit of a polymath— founder of Lamp Light Music festival, guitarist, singer-songwriter, and photographer.  We first met while he was living in an old ballroom in Chicago playing in Photographers, an aptly named band, with Maren Celest (also from Michigan).  After a […]