Shellac @ Brilliant Corners of Popular Amusements in 2011 (more by Zach Pollack)

today in Chicago
* Archers of Loaf, METZ @ Bottom Lounge
* Shellac, Scrawl, Dead Rider @ Lincoln Hall
* The-Drum, Big Black Delta, Gel Set @ Empty Bottle
* Embraceables, Big Joy, Tricky Ol Puss @ The Burlington
* Videotape, Love and Radiation, Pool Holograph @ Township
* American Heritage, Lord, Beneath Oblivion, Ironborn @ Ultra Lounge
* Gotye, Missy Higgins, Jonti @ Charter One Pavilion on Northerly Island
* Paper Mice, Water House, My Dad, Lord Snow, On the Water, Motorcycle Maus, Sandcastle @ Swerp Mansion

Shellac play their first of three 20th anniversary shows at Lincoln Hall tonight. Tickets are still available for all three performances.

Archers of Loaf and noise rockers METZ play Bottom Lounge tonight.

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti have a new video for "Only In My Dreams." Check it out below.

The Smashing Pumpkins played Leno last night. Watch the footage below.

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Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - "Only In My Dreams"