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In the News

Dida Ritz, Glitter Moneyyy and more performing in a benefit concert


Milan Polk, Chicago Tribune

On Sunday the Chicago Artists’ Relief Fund, along with Rattleback Records, will hold an online benefit concert for artists unemployed due to COVID-19, especially artists of color. The lineup includes 18 local acts such as drag queen DiDa Ritz, Chicago Soul Spectacular, and rappers such as Glitter Moneyyy and Roy Kinsey.

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Think Global, Shop Local. Andersonville Edition.


Brigitte Treumannt, Classic Chicago

Today it is my great pleasure to present some of the appealing newcomers on the street: an intriguing bookstore, two fabulous, yet very different, studios/shops/artistic venues, and a wonderfully funky record store…

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Same-sex couple rocks records at Rattleback


Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times

There’s a new retailer in town, called Rattlebake Records, located in Andersonville at 5405 N. Clark St. Husband-and-husband team Paul Ruffino and Mike Weaver opened the place recently and it features vinyl, CDs, cassettes, movies and retro novelties for the home…

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Andersonville music store puts new spin on old records


Bob Kitsos, Inside-Boosters

Rattleback Records… Okay, let’s get the name squared-away. it’s not a reimagined Slinky or a newly discovered species of snakes, but a recent addition to the Andersonville retail corridor and the culmination of a lifelong love of music and vintage treasures by owner Paul ruffino…

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Today Andersonville has a record store again


Taylor Moore, The Chicago Reader

After a drought of more than a year, today Andersonville has a record store once again…Decked out in bright colors and midcentury furniture (some sourced from the Brown Elephant across the street), Rattleback is a love letter to all things vintage….

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Find vinyl records and more at Andersonville’s new Rattleback Records


ABC 7 Chicago, By Hoodline

A new spot to score vinyl records, music and DVDs has opened for business in the neighborhood…The record store offers both new and used products. It has everything from The Grateful Dead to the Beatles to Abbott and Costello. Vintage barware, books, posters and art prints are also on offer….

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