Black Lives Matter. The fact that it needs to be said shows how very far we still have to go as a country. We hear you and we are with you.
Fantasize Your Ghost, the new album from Chicago band Ohmme, is out on Joyful Noise Recordings and in rotation on CHIRP Radio 107.1 FM Chicago!
CHIRP Radio's Citations presents interesting and informative content about Chicago or music (or both) from around the Web.
Here's Trash Theory's excellent video essay that talks about the legendary band Hüsker Dü and how they helped shape what's come to be known as Alternative Rock.
Work and Love, the new album from Chicago band Sunshine Boys, is out on Pravda Records and in rotation on CHIRP Radio 107.1 FM Chicago!
The events happeninng ascross the world that have occured in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd have been, to completey undersell it, extraordinary. The latest chaper in the stuggle for equality has shook up the world and brought together people from all races.
However, some people are wondering what else they could do to further the cause in additon to marching and standing shoulder to shoulder with their Black brothers and sisters.
It is the opinion of this author that learning and understaning is a great place to start, not just of the emotional states of individuals, but the natiure and history of the country we live in, and the ways society makes oppression possible.
Below is a brief list of books and other media resouces to help in that journey. If you have a suggestion for other resources, list them below in the comments or send us an email and we'll add it.
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Fine Forever, the new album from Chicago band Varsity, is out on Run for Cover Records and in rotation on CHIRP Radio 107.1 FM Chicago!