Tagged: Jim DeRogatis

It Begins: February On The Cover Picks Screaming Females Get Noticed By Jim DeRogatis

It’s always nice to see a really cool bands we love getting national attention, and this week our friends Screaming Females caught the attention of The Chicago Sun Times editor Jim DeRogatis. read more »

POSTED May 1, 2009 1:38PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (2) TAGS: , , , ,

Billy Corgan Testifies To Congress For Performance Rights Act And Supports Ticketmaster/LiveNation Merger

Are we the only ones tired of seeing Billy Corgan‘s smug mug in the news these days? It would be one thing if it was for his music, but lately it seems to be for anything but. Now he’s gone to the highest powers in the country to plead his case for the Performance Rights Act — admirable enough — only a few weeks after supporting the Ticketmaster/LiveNation merger in a letter to Congress — did we mention he’s managed by Ticketmaster CEO Irving Azoff? read more »

POSTED March 11, 2009 7:27PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,

Jesus Lizard, Grizzly Bear And More Confirmed For Pitchfork Fest, Fans Will Be Able To Choose Set Lists

Ironically, not reported first by Pitchfork, but instead by respected Chicago Sun Times music critic Jim DeRogatis, the 2009 Pitchfork Music Festival will be dropping their “Don’t Look Back” classic-album theme, and instead will allow fans the chance to come up with the set lists as part of a new series called “Write The Night: Set Lists By Request.” read more »

POSTED March 6, 2009 4:32PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,