Chicago’s Canasta Share New Single, “Mexico City”

29 Jul

Chicago darlings Canasta recently debuted the music video for “Mexico City,” their latest single from The Fakeout, the Tease and the Breather.  Conceived and directed by the brilliant Eduardo Cintron, “Mexico City” combines sharp, modern camera work with good old fashioned lyrical storytelling. Check it out below and if you find yourself falling in love, download the song for free HERE.

Don’t miss Canasta at The Hideout on Sunday, August 7t w/ Jonny Rodgers + Conductive Alliance 
8 PM / $8 / 21+ / Tickets 

The Weekend in Shows

29 Jul

Record releases, reunion shows, poetry slams and school of rock benefit shows make up this weekend’s list for some of our favorite venues. Pick your poison, head out to support the local scene and check back with us Monday for your weekday shows list.

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Words of Wisdom from Derek Sivers: A Real Person, a Lot Like You

28 Jul

Derek Sivers, the man behind CD Baby and purveyor of wisdom, recently had some of his articles animated by Marvin Te from http://www.plainlysimplestudios.com/ . We’ll be sharing these 7 snippets with you over the course of the coming week, so keep your eyes peeled.

Words of Wisdom from Derek Sivers: Start Now. No Funding Needed.

27 Jul

Derek Sivers, the man behind CD Baby and purveyor of wisdom, recently had some of his articles animated by Marvin Te from http://www.plainlysimplestudios.com/ . We’ll be sharing these 7 snippets with you over the course of the coming week, so keep your eyes peeled.

5 Songs for a Hump Day Slump: Circus Songs

27 Jul

Sometimes as midweek rolls around we all start to see that cup as more half empty than full. While Wednesday really is all that much closer to Friday, it can be hard when you realize there are STILL two more working days before the weekend. So in honor of that feeling of “Ugh, Do I really have to drag myself out of bed?” we bring you 5 songs to bring the pep back into your step, or at least let you know you’re not the only one dragging your heels.

 





Words of Wisdom from Derek Sivers: Don’t Punish Everyone for One Person’s Mistake

26 Jul

Derek Sivers, the man behind CD Baby and purveyor of wisdom, recently had some of his articles animated by Marvin Te from http://www.plainlysimplestudios.com/ . We’ll be sharing these 7 snippets with you over the course of the coming week, so keep your eyes peeled.

5 Albums Out This Week

26 Jul

Having our own history working in big box record stores, we know that Tuesday’s tend to be big release days in the entertainment world. In light of it being a Tuesday,(and honestly, what else do Tuesday’s really offer?) we bring you this installment of our ‘List of 5′ series:

5 New Albums Out This Week

Click any of the album covers to check out more information.

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