- • The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago has announced that Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth will close out this season's Face the Strange concert series on March 26.
- • Mannequin Men announced via Facebook that they have found a new bass player. Rejoice, nerds!
- • The dream of the 90s is alive in book form: WBEZ's Jim DeRogatis reminisces about Q101 in his review of station veteran James VanOsdol's recently published guide "We Appreciate Your Enthusiasm: The Oral History of Q101".
- • Time Out Chicago reviewed local punk legends The Lawrence Arms' most recent stop at the Metro.
- • If you still haven't checked out Chicago record stores saki, Dusty Groove or Logan Hardware (naughty!), Gapers Block dives into their bins and lives to tell the tale.