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Tongues slap and flutes trill! The wild spirit of Dawn the Faun has returned, raising the young in the light of each new day and playing around the fire to…

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EPIC JAMMERS WILL TRAVEL

posted August 26th, 2016

With the release of Epic Jammers and Fortunate Little Ditties, Bitchin Bajas and Bonnie 'Prince' Billy lead an analogous path to righteousness and truth with emancipated jams of blissed intuition. All those moments of tranquility and trance - an albums-worth of uniquely lucid, flowing sound ideas - truly reveal themselves when exposited via live performance, as band and audience coalesce into something universal!

And so we beam with pleasure to announce that the Bonnie Bajas live experience touring the Midwest along the... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Bitchin Bajas, Bitchin Bajas and Bonnie Prince Billy

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CHICAGO TONIGHT: SAILING A SINKING SEA SCREENS WITH LIVE PERFORMANCE BY BITCHIN BAJAS!

posted August 25th, 2016

Olivia Wyatt's "Sailing A Sinking Sea," a feature-length experimental documentary exploring the culture of the Moken people of Burma and Thailand,screens tonight The Den Theater! And if that's not enough to make you jump out of your seats and grab tickets immediately than this surely will--Bitchin Bajas will perform the entirety of the score LIVE as the film is rolling. See, "Sailing A Sinking Sea" was scored by Bitchin Bajas! We released the DVD+LP back in May and the ship keeps sailing on!... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bitchin Bajas, Bitchin Bajas + Olivia Wyatt

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PLEASED TO AMOEKONS, MEET "OBLIVION"

posted August 24th, 2016

Forget 'one if by land, two if by sea', Chivalrous Amoekons are coming, by any means possible! The product of long held and tall-grown wood for the creative expression of the once and future Mekons, Fanatic Voyage is an album of skin-crawling engagement with song and projection, rock and roll and revolution. Chivalrous Amoekons are comprised of Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, Ben Boye, Van Campbell, Emmett Kelly, Danny Kiley and Angel Olsen; their passionate collaboration makes the ten-song Voyage a... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Chivalrous Amoekons

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DEATH COMES TO THE SMITHSONIAN AT LAST!

posted August 22nd, 2016

What's harder to accept - that three African-American brothers in mid-70s Detroit channeled proto-punk music in total obscurity and weren't TRULY heard doing so for over thirty years - or that it's been over seven years since we all finally got it with the release of For the Whole World to See? Both spans of time seem interminable, and yet, the freshness of Death's music has sustained them through the years of touring since then, supplemented by two additional archival releases and last year's... (read more)

Artists in this story: Death