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TY SEGALL GOT FREE WITH JIMMY KIMMEL LAST NIGHT!

posted February 1st, 2018

Freedom’s Goblin isn't only a week old yet it's crawling through homes the world over! Since, it's been three back-to-back, totally FREAKING sold out shows at the Teragram Ballroom in LA for Ty Segall, and last night, the dude made his Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC! With the freaky and funky Freedom BandMikal Cronin, Charles Moothart, Emmett Kelly, and Ben Boye-- along for the ride, Ty let the sketchiness out of the bag with performances of "Every1's A... (read more)

Artists in this story: Ty Segall

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BITCHIN TOUR DE FORCE

posted January 31st, 2018

Keep on flowing Bajas, so chill and pretty. Bajas Fresh is a first-class expansion of the walls and bridges of our sonics universe, synthesizing within and without our growing, Earthly ecosystem on a trip that never ends or comes down. Bitchin Bajas present a forward way of thinking that lends itself well to a a forward way of listening: to the sounds around you, taking in all kinds of sonic terrain as well as the vibes within you, which only ask that you just... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bitchin Bajas

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STEADY CRUISING WITH DEAD RIDER

posted January 30th, 2018

As the torch-bearing, primo group of Chicago's card-carrying funky weirdos, Dead Rider's work comes off as slight-of-hand and slanted at all angles, yet before you know it they've chucked back into a glitchy groove on a hairpin turn. The trio of Todd Rittman, White Christmas and Matt Espy have perfected their own brand of experimental rock, but without all the signifiers and clichés you'd come to expect from such a term: sultry grooves and sticky hard rock guitars melt into an audio-verite of... (read more)

Artists in this story: Dead Rider

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THE NO AGE TOUR GETS BIGGER

posted January 26th, 2018

Snares Like A Haircut is out today, buzzing bloody loud from the No Age core and into your inner ear! On No Age's fifth full length since 2008, Dean and Randy's respective drums, singing and guitar bring twisted chaos and angst-ridden anthems at full blast for a solid LP's worth of punk for all -or rather, No- Ages! The album release is only the beginning - more and more shows are being added around the world at a blistering clip, and you need... (read more)

Artists in this story: No Age

THE DRAG CITY NEWSLETTER! JANUARY 2018

posted January 26th, 2018

2000 'N' 18

New Year! New vibe? No way! NOT. Noxious. Nefarious! Negligent! National disgrace! Nsane! NUTS. Never before? Never again!. Neutrality? Neigh! Nuckle down - negotiate, not negate. Ntertain? Naturally.....N what else? Nothing. Nausea. Naked. Numb. Next Year, then? No - THIS one.

DISC(CON)CUSSIONS

Sweet Royal Trux, what's up with this point in historical time that we find ourselves yoked with? Such infamy! Such calumny! Not to mention the many folks everywhere just acting... (read more)

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CHRIS GANTRY BRINGS PSYCHOACTIVE OUTLAW COUNTRY TUNES TO CHICAGO

posted January 25th, 2018

Step back in time and land smack dab in the middle of Music Row with Nashville's living legend and ORIGINAL outlaw country badass, Chris Gantry! At The Hideout next month, for his first performance in Chicago ever, the troubadour will sling tunes from the newly unearthed, early-70s lysergic classic, At The House of Cash and more! Gantry has been writing and recording songs for 40 years, cutting his teeth with solo albums in the late 1960s and 1970s featuring tunes that would be made... (read more)

Artists in this story: Chris Gantry

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KA BAIRD PYCNICS IN EUROPE

posted January 24th, 2018

Last fall's nuanced and glorious Sapropelic Pycnic was one of 2017's greatest recorded statements! Coming from Ka Baird, she of Spires That In The Sunset Rise, it was expected to be OUT, for sure - but we didn't realize just how deeply it would draw from the primordial ooze and raise high a sacrifice to the immemorial concept of the sacred. And that's just how it sounds on LP! Live, Ka Baird is simply mesmerizing - a whirlwind of voice, electronics, flute and loops... (read more)

Artists in this story: Ka Baird

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BLOWING CIRCUITS WORLDWIDE

posted January 24th, 2018

Seeing Circuit des Yeux perform is believing! While Reaching For Indigo is as formidable an LP as you'll hear anytime soon, seeing the songs played live directs laser beams straight to your brain's vibrating core. With a backing band full of talented musicians (Cooper Crain, Tyler Damon and Andrew Scott Young) along for the ride, Haley Fohr's CdY are currently on the road showcasing the album in a light more transcendent than even repeated listenings on your turntable can offer. The hot tip we're... (read more)

Artists in this story: Circuit des Yeux

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POKE YOUR FOOD WITH A STICK

posted January 23rd, 2018

Poke it with a Stick -- the only record by Louisville legends Your Food -- is a sui generis gem of the American underground, now faithfully reissued for the first time by Drag City. Recorded in 1983 by four scarecrows from Kentucky subsisting largely on cheap beer and baked beans, the album is a burbling burgoo of hypnotic rhythm, uncoiling tension, and sharp invective -- a proud bastard of post-punk royalty.

In the fall of 1981, the residents of 1069, Louisville's original punk... (read more)

Artists in this story: Your Food

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WANDERING HOW TO GET TO THE SHOW?

posted January 19th, 2018

With Plum hanging like a sun above the western horizon, Wand finally embark on the official Plum European tour next week, heading east and east and east before they finally arrive without not travelling in merry old Brighton, the big black Smoke of London, the streets of Bristol and ever so much more beyond! Now is the time for all the top-hatted Wandheads (though we prefer Wanderers) of all colors and in all corners to rally (or at the very least, just congregate) in the... (read more)

Artists in this story: Wand