"No bike rack? Make bike stack." Outside Rodan in Wicker Park (photo via sigwaards)

today in Chicago
* Mar Caribe @ Hideout
* Said The Whale, The Skis @ Double Door
* Joe Robinson, Zach Heckendorf @ Schubas
* Shoppers, The New Yorker, Den, Merlin Wall @ The Juicer
* Mount Eerie, Nicholas Krgovich @ Berry United Methodist Church
* Seafarer, The Canoes, House Sounds, Males & Females @ Empty Bottle
* Daniel Francis Doyle, Unur, Billy Crystal Meth, Swim Ignorant Fire @ Panchos

Head to Hideout early to catch a reading of The F***ing Epic Twitter Quest of Mayor Emanuel, by @MayorEmanuel Twitter feed author Dan Sinker. Watch Stephen Colbert interview him below..

Peter Wolf Crier's new LP Garden of Arms is out today (9/6), via Jagjaguwar. Stream the album in its entirety via Paste, and catch them at Schubas on September 24th.

Stream the new Girls record Father, Son, Holy Ghost via a widget below. Catch them at Lincoln Hall with Nobunny, and Papa on September 29th.

What else?