Wednesday, September 7, 2011

A few Chicago music news bites

  • Thrillcall is giving away two passes to Champaign/Urbana's Pygmalion Music Festival, which is set for September 21-25. To get in the running, you'll need to retweet this tweet by Friday afternoon.
  • has recaps up for all three days of last weekend's North Coast Music Festival. Check them out here.
  • You're never too young to become a Wilco fan. Just ask Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star, who have released an album of 12 Wilco songs done lullaby-style. The set is the 47th in a collection that includes lullaby takes on everyone from Metallica to Lady Gaga to The Smiths.
  • posted a new live session with Chicago rockers Hospital Garden, who they describe as "standard tunings Sonic Youth fronted by an agitated Michael Stipe." Watch performances of three tracks here.
  • Chicago band Color for Colors have released a fun new video for their track "Lazy," involving crazy puppet things rocking out. Watch it here.

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