Behind the Music: Purple Llama Records

Locals Only is excited to launch yet another new segment, Behind the Music! These short photo feature pieces aim to showcase the people and places that work “behind the scenes” to bring music into our lives, whether that be employees at a music venue, owners of record stores or organizers who book shows. Purple Llama, a joint coffee and record shop in Wicker Park, celebrated its … Continue reading Behind the Music: Purple Llama Records

March photoset of the month: Eddy Garcia at the Archer Ballroom

Our first photo gallery installation displaying work from local music photographers features Eddy Garcia‘s photo set from the Archer Ballroom last Saturday, March 31. Garcia photographed SPEAK, Reduced to Instinct, XEUTHANIZEDX and Burdened with a Canon T6i and in 35mm film.   Continue reading March photoset of the month: Eddy Garcia at the Archer Ballroom

Punx Not Disposable 2: Return of the Kodak Camera

Our follow-up installation to the punx not disposable photo gallery resulted in some less than satisfactory pictures-only about one-third of the film was anything other than black static. The following shots from Slob City, Lollapalooza, The Other Side Tattoo, Wrigley Field, Piotrowski Park, and Riot Fest are all that were salvaged from punx not disposable 2: return of the old school kodak camera. You can check out the original photo … Continue reading Punx Not Disposable 2: Return of the Kodak Camera

Punx Not Disposable Photo Gallery

After a three week hiatus, (our sincerest apologies. Sometimes life gets complicated) Locals Only is proud to announce its return with punx not disposable- a collection of disposable camera prints compiled from shows at Reggie’s Rock Club, Jurassic Park, the Co-Prosperity Sphere, The Liquor Store, The Fallout, Dimo’s Pizza, and a variety of house shows. To add the the DIYness of it all, these pictures … Continue reading Punx Not Disposable Photo Gallery