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In-Store Performance: JOHN 'INZANE' OLSON reeds & reads LIFE IS A RIP OFF - Sun. 9/18 at Wicker Park   09/06/2016  
Sunday, September 18th, 2016
1:30pm

Third Man, Reckless Records & Wicker Park Lit Fest present:

Reeds & Reads
with
JOHN ‘INZANE’ OLSON
Author of
LIFE IS A RIP OFF: THE COMPLETE BOOK

LIFE IS A RIP OFF compiles 12 months of record reviews—one record a day, every day, for one year. Yes, John “Inzane" Olson aka Inzane Johnny of the band WOLF EYES aka American Tapes did that. And he reviewed everything from death metal demo cassettes to the Staples Singers' gospel. Enter into the OLZONE and find out about music you've never known, bands from places that you've never heard, and then read his review of KANSAS. Reading LRIP will make you re-realize why blues is relevant, why every punk band in America matters, why jazz is good for the heart, and metal will always ride by your side.

IN PERSON!
at
Reckless Records
Wicker Park - 1379 N. Milwaukee Ave.

#TripMetalApproved #PsychoJazzApproved

Life Is a Rip Off
https://thirdmanrecords.com/news/life-is-a-rip-off/

Wicker Park Lit Fest
http://www.wwlitfest.com/

American Tapes
http://americantapes.us/  
Record Store Day titles now available on the website   04/18/2016  
Our remaining RSD titles are now available for sale on the following page:

http://www.reckless.com/post_rsd.php

Some titles are in very short supply while we have a reasonable supply of others. We will try to keep the list updated regularly. Orders will be filled first come, first served. We will do our best to fill your orders but we can guarantee we will have everything ordered. Thanks for your understanding.

Currently these are the only titles which may be purchased on the site but we are working on finally restoring full mail order functions very soon.  
Please welcome Orange Milk & Beer On The Rug!   03/01/2016  
We are very proud to be the only record store in AMERICA carrying tapes, CDs & LPs from two of our favorite independent labels, Beer on the Rug & Orange Milk.

These are two of the most well-loved tape-centric experimental/electronic/synth/weirdo labels in the american experimental underground. We are ordering direct from the labels and look forward to carrying all of their new releases!

If you have ears and like new sounds, we encourage you to stream some tunes and get acquainted!

https://beerontherug.bandcamp.com/

https://orangemilkrecords.bandcamp.com/

Most of their releases are very limited (some for under 100), so don't sleep!  
Gift Certificates   12/01/2011  
Okay, it's not the most high tech system, but we do have gift certificates available on the site now in pre-defined amounts.

A couple great things about our gift certificates - they never expire, and we can look up your gift certificate in our system even if you have lost the physical copy. Please make sure we have a valid name for the recipient for this purpose. We will, however, leave the recipient name blank on the actual certificate unless it is being mailed to a different name & address or you request otherwise so that you can fill that out with a custom message if you desire.
If you have any difficulties, or you have a special request for how you want the gift certificate handled, you can also order them by phone or just give us the details in the comments section of the checkout form.

Shipping is $.75 for the US and $1.00 for international.

Click here for Gift Certificates
 
Every day is Kranky day at Reckless...   06/06/2011  
We've teamed up with Chicago's much beloved Kranky to bring you...every release that they've ever done. That's right, Reckless has every Kranky release (the ones that are still in print that is), many of which are at a discounted price. Any Reckless location, Kranky everyday...  
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