- • Gossip Wolf talks possible Lollapalooza picks and gives the dirt on the cassette label started by Logan Square bar The Owl.
- • Chicago finally has a city office devoted to local music -- kind of. Greg Kot reports on the "Chicago Music Summit" scheduled for this September 20th, which aims to bring 500 musicians, singers and industry folk together like a smaller SXSW festival.
- • If you like Austin City Limits, but wanted it to be more locally-focused, you're in luck. Gapers Block has the details on the new television collaboration between Chicago PBS station WYCC and Old Town School of Folk called "Musicology".
- • If you have a couple of thousand dollars lying around, you could record a song with Jeff Tweedy inside Wilco's own studio, The Loft.