Reader's Agenda Sat 4/13: CHIRP Record Fair, History of Freestyle, and Phosphorescent | Bleader

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Reader's Agenda Sat 4/13: CHIRP Record Fair, History of Freestyle, and Phosphorescent

Posted By on 04.13.13 at 06:00 AM

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Looking for something to do today? Agenda's got you covered:

Vinyl vendors have traveled far and wide to sell their musical wares at the CHIRP Record Fair, a one-day wet dream for discophiles that goes down at Plumbers Hall. More than 50 record hawkers set up their stock in boxes and bins for your perusal.

The soundtrack to many an early-90s visit to the local roller rink, freestyle was undeniably danceable, if difficult to define. Some of freestyle's most brain-wormy artists and DJs perform tonight at History of Freestyle, hosted by Congress Theater.

"The backstory to the latest album from Phosphorescent, Muchacho (Dead Oceans), borders on cliche: front man and sole constant member Matthew Houck was suffering through a breakup in early 2012, and he turned to songwriting to soothe himself," writes Peter Margasak. Catch Phosphorescent's set at Lincoln Hall. Strand of Oaks opens.

For more on these events and others, check out the Reader's daily Agenda page.

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