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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!

Comprised of Dan Bitney, John Herndon, Doug McCombs, John McEntire and Jeff Parker, Tortoise has released seven studio albums in their 26+ years as a band, touching on everything from jazz to post-punk, to electronica. Their latest LP, The Catastrophist, was released in January 2016 on Thrill Jockey.

city guide:
Chicago, IL
Thalia Hall
This landmark venue, designed as an opera house in 1892, hosts concerts by well-known musical acts. -Recommended by Post Animal
1807 S Allport St, Chicago, IL 60608, USA

Classic circa-1948 drive-in where car hops deliver Chicago-style dogs, fries & milkshakes.

6363 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60646, USA
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Logan Hardware Records

Record store with hundreds of vinyl albums plus a museum of free-to-play vintage arcade games.

2532 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA
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The Hideout
Prohibition-era bar in a small space that hosts all kinds of live music & dancing on Saturday night. "...they have an amazing staff and it's a beautiful venue." - Discus
1354 W Wabansia Ave, Chicago, IL 60642, USA
Dusty Groove

Spiffy storefront stop for rare, new & used LPs & CDs from a wide range of genres, plus DVDs.

1120 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA
Reckless Records
Reckless Records in Chicago sells new and used vinyl, CDs, DVDs and more. -Recommended by Post Animal
26 E Madison St, Chicago, IL 60602, USA
Market Supply Co. Vintage

Hip resource for vintage apparel & accessories, eco-friendly jewelry & an old-school barber shop.

1147 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
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Rainbo Club
"It’s so Chicago to me. Cash Only, PBRs are $2, no pretense, and I always run into friends whenever I’m there. It’s like Chicago Cheers. I get whiskey, soda, bitters." — Phillip-Michael Scales
1150 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA