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Midnight went down to the crossroads in 1974 — unfortunately, the crossroads at Olympia Fields, IL didn't have the same dark power as some of the other great rock intersections!…

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TRANSCEND ULTRASONIC SOUND WAVES WITH BITCHIN BAJAS AND NATURAL INFORMATION SOCIETY

posted July 23rd, 2015

It's but once in a lifetime that two bands merge to create a powerfully hypnotic palette that sounds as effortless as it does urgently essential and immediate. Enter Natural Information Society and Bitchin Bajas-two groups, each in pursuit of the musical unconscious under their own auspices, have co-joined! Together, Natural Information Society's free, grooving spirituality and Bajas' synthetic minimalism converge and shift in a delicate synergy. This idyllic combination of melodic-drone and activated rhythm carves a psychedelic path on "Anemometer,"... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bitchin Bajas, Natural Information Society

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ALI ROBERTS EXPANDS TOUR, SOUNDS THE 'BELLS!

posted July 22nd, 2015

When news first dropped of Alasdair Roberts' fall 2015 European tour, we thought the bloke might be spending his summer off (as is common in his parts) resting up for the occassion. Aye, wrong we were! Ali's got a motor that was built for longevity (hence the hundred-year old songs, not to mention the hundred-MINUTE ones!), so why in the world would he spend August on a beach when he can spend it touring the UK, performing solo, with his Glaswegian brethren, Trembling... (read more)

Artists in this story: Alasdair Roberts

THE DRAG CITY NEWSLETTER! JULY 2015

posted July 17th, 2015

ANOTHER DAY IN THE LIFE

We Drag CityRecords! We MAKE records, long time now. MANY seasons! It…has… grow…evolve? Each record, grow thought, change your mind, give you NEW idea, inspire….educate you, brain and your and soul together! Make perspective. Music will make you CHANGE – your thoughts and words and ultimately all YOUR LIFE will change. Ah! Records carry their listeners toward the light of new thoughts on winds of real musical entertainment. We can never know when... (read more)

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FAUN FABLES STILL TRAVELIN', NOW WITH TAPE

posted July 15th, 2015

All heed Faun Fables! Dawn, Nils and the family troop are out on tour right this very second, making haunting, folk-ish music fun again- they may have recently played your American hometown, they've definitely just played in Poland, and they're still coming down the road! Now that should be reason enough to get off your ass and shake it (your sunbonnet, we mean) to a participating venue near you, but just in case you're not totally convinced (what are you, some bozo?! Of... (read more)

Artists in this story: Faun Fables, Faun Fables