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Plastic Crimewave



Bio Tonic - Rock And Tonic



Steve Krakow (aka Plastic Crimewave) at MCA Chicago



Plastic Crimewave Theme



Formation - A Thousand Wings Open



Following Orders

Plastic Crimewave, otherwise known as Steve Kraków, is a Chicago-based illustrator and writer, avant-garde musician, music historian and impresario. He is the editor of Drag City-published magazine Galactic Zoo Dossier, eponymous front man for Plastic Crimewave Sound, founder of the Million Tongues Festival, and Vision Celestial Guitarkestra. He writes and illustrates the "Secret History of Chicago Music" comic in the Chicago Reader and co-hosts WGN-AM's Secret History of Chicago Music series. He runs the Drag City imprint label, Galactic Zoo Disk.
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    • Personal 

    • Biography 

    • ''Galactic Zoo Dossier'' 

    • Secret History of Chicago Music 

    • Other 

    • Plastic Crimewave Sound 

    • Million Tongues Festival 

    • Vision Celestial Guitarkestra 

    • Galactic Zoo Disk 

    • Personal collection 

    • Visual art exhibitions 

    • Albums