///The RFC staff is currently debating the virtues of the inaugural Galactic Zoo Discs release, J.T. IV's Cosmic Lightning (out 11/14 via Drag City). It's a reissue of sorts of music by a forgotten local recluse who cut a few punk 45s in the 80s that were barely promoted and rarely noticed. Is this awesome or just manufactured nostalgia that's awesomely bad? We'll keep you posted if we reach a verdict.
///Chicago has a singing cab diver? Does he take requests?
///It's not even Halloween yet, but it looks like it's time to already start making New Year's plans. The Live Music Blog has your guide to the major NYE shows announced across the country so far.