Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Jettison Issue No. 7 Teaser: Pete Toalson


The fall issue of Jettison Quarterly is due out in only a few days. For our High Fives section this issue, we sat down with Pete Toalson (Empty Bottle, Longman and Eagle, Beauty Bar) to find out what he thinks deserves a high five. Here's a quick sneak preview of some of the answers we got. Enjoy.

Top Five Indicators That Fall is here in Chicago:

- An easing of the compulsion to do everything (!) outside, ‘while it lasts’

- Jackets

- September show openings, ushering in the fall arts season

- The arrival of Chicago Bears season tickets

- The Adventures in Modern Music festival

Top Five Places to Buy (Cheap) Kids Clothes, That Fit Adults, In Order:

- Farm & Fleet

- JC Penny

- Sears

- K-Mart

- Macy’s

Top Five Versions of the Gospel Standard Trouble in My Way, in Order:

- Mary Moore, Como Now

- Swan Silvertones, Singin’ In My Soul

- Dixie Hummingbirds Jesus Has Traveled This Road Before

- Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens, What Have You Done My Brother?

- Vermillion Sands, In The Wood (Okay, not one of the best but I like that they tried it!)

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