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About joshterzino

Thank you, Chicago. Your population is as kind and warmhearted as I could hope for in a metropolis. The music, the food, the's everything a person could possibly want in a city they call home. I will forever be in your debt, Chicago. Let me know if you ever need anything.

Waxing Nostalgic: Gabe Liebowitz (Dastardly)

By Gabe Liebowitz Guest Writer You know those people who just don’t feel like they have the mental capacity to have successful relationships with friends and lovers? They’re so frustrated with their ineptitude of being able to connect with other … Continue reading

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Ezra Furman and the Harpoons – Mysterious Power

Band: Ezra Furman and the Harpoons Album: Mysterious Power Release Date: April 5, 2011 When I interviewed Ezra Furman in Austin a couple weeks ago, I was surprised by what a nice, unassuming young man he appeared to be. One … Continue reading

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Waxing Nostalgic: Tony Sackett (Warm Ones)

By Tony Sackett Guest Writer A night in 1997 stands out when I consider albums that inspired me to write and record music. I went to Albums on the Hill in Boulder, CO, and got The Pod by Ween and … Continue reading

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The Mountain Goats – All Eternals Deck

Band: The Mountain Goats Album: All Eternals Deck Release Date: March 29, 2011 Last week in my review of Heidi Spencer’s debut record Under Streetlight Glow, I spent a good deal of time talking about my love for all things … Continue reading

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Aryk Crowder @ Double Door (3/31)

Last night at Double Door Aryk Crowder electrified the stage with his brand of soul-pop. His guitar was on fire all night, and the crowd, though standing far back from the stage, seemed to be into the sounds. We got … Continue reading

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Soft Speaker – I’ll Tend Your Garden

This may be the most unusual thing I’ve encountered in the months that I’ve been writing for this blog. Taking a page from the rock mythology creation guide of 70’s rockers, Soft Speaker have built an entire universe for themselves in which they … Continue reading

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Artist interview: singer-songwriter Aryk Crowder

Two days before his big show at Double Door, Aryk Crowder and I got together at Curio to talk about his new acoustic EP, touring, and his philosophies on music. But there was a woman singing opera when we got … Continue reading

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Heidi Spencer and the Rare Birds – Under Streetlight Glow

The world of blogging can be a funny one sometimes. I spend an inordinant amount of time each day surfing the web for albums that are coming out or shows that are coming up in our wonderful city. When I’m … Continue reading

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Weekend Roundup (3/25 + 3/26)

What a busy weekend it was for us. There was so much great music happening in Chicago this weekend, it almost felt like we were back in Texas for another round of SxSw fun. We started on Friday night at … Continue reading

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Free Event on Saturday At Saki!

Hey guys, I just wanted to highlight a free show going on tomorrow at Saki Record Store. A couple bands that are friends of the site will be playing in the afternoon, and it should be an awesome time. The … Continue reading

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