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It's that time of the year again when the population of gentrified Brooklyn temporarily migrates to Chicago to unceremoniously celebrate beards and flowered headdresses at Pitchfork Festival. And while the Best New Music proprietors do a damn fine job at curating an event, your backpack was made in Brooklyn, your pickles are locally sourced... why not your music festivals too? 1.21 Gigawatts Fest (July 17-20) offers an alternative for homebodies, spreading more than 50 local...
Some of us won't be able to make it to the Pitchfork Festival in Chicago's Union Park this weekend (airfare isn't cheap and who owns a car?), so we develop coping mechanisms. "It'll be so humid there," we tell ourselves. This could possibly be true. "The crust on the pizza is way too thick in that city. We would have nothing to eat." This is maybe not true. "But there are so many options of...