today in Chicago
* Clip Art, Algebro, Any Kind @ Schubas
* Thin Hymns, Quicksails @ The Whistler
* Robbie Fulks, Don Stiernberg @ Hideout
* Erick Deshaun Dorris, William Kurk @ Reggie's
* Little Trouble Girl, Regex, Argo Navis @ Panchos (Free Show)
* Radio Moscow, The Velcro Lewis Group, Strychnine @ Ultra Lounge
* The English Softhearts, The Ice Machine & Swift, Golden Birthday, Presssures @ Empty Bottle (Free Show)

Clip Art begin their January residency at Schubas tonight (1/9).

Both The Velcro Lewis Group and Strychnine, who play the Ultra Lounge tonight, are also on the bill of Chicago Psych Fest 3.

Stream new albums from Kathleen Edwards and Howler via NPR.

Common has a new video for "Raw (How You Like it)." Check it out below.

What else?

Common - "Raw (How You Like It)"