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CAVE KEEP ON TRUCKIN'

posted September 21st, 2011

Where were you, Chicago, when CAVE took it to the streets last Thursday and blew out the free world with songs from their new album, NEVERENDLESS? I mean, were you in an office, looking out the window like a sad cow? Were you walking your dog/child, or on a field trip to the library like the rest of your 3rd grade classmates? Were you sitting in your undies, on the couch, reading this web site? Well, you sure fucking missed out on a one-of-a-kind... (read more)

Artists in this story: CAVE

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SADIER COMING (Y)OUR WAY

posted September 19th, 2011

We're accustomed to talking up Laetitia Sadier tours, even though they always seem to happen far away in exotic locales like Tel Aviv, Israel or Krakow, Poland. Laetitia's trip, and songs from her album The Trip, appeals to lots of folks all over the planet, you know? Thankfully, we recently discovered we're all on the same planet (so naturally got ourselves a desk in London)! Such revelations also allow us the trippy privilege of finally seeing Laetitia live, here in th' good ol'... (read more)

Artists in this story: Laetitia Sadier

WATCH AND YOU WILL HEAR "QUAIL AND DUMPLINGS" IN YOUR EAR

posted September 15th, 2011

"Prince" Boniface "Bonnie" Billy goes by many names—St. Nick, Lucifer, AKA Joe— but close friends call him by his "nick name", which is short for Nicolas Nameham, which is long for NiNa , which is backwards for aNiN, which sounds a bit like "anon" which is short for "anonymous", and he prefers to keep it that way. Only recently has he come clean against the wall of speculation concerning his mysterious origins.

Which brings us to the... (read more)

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ADRIFT WITH A REGIFT

posted September 14th, 2011

Baby Dee is no stranger to the Europe, where she's done the big tour thing, the small tour thing, the band-leader thang and the solo thing (not to mention the side-mouse thing). It's old hat, as a vaudevillian like Dee might say. A girl's gotta keep things interesting, non? Absolutely. So when Dee embarks on another hefty jaunt across the Atlantic in a couple of days, she'll kick it off with a performance at Kunstencentrum BELGIE, at an art exhibit consisting entirely of Baby... (read more)

Artists in this story: Baby Dee

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BONNIE BRINGETH QUAIL & DUMPLINGS

posted September 13th, 2011

What strange crop doth the Indian summer season harvest? Behold - our soil births a living song or three! And just any old living music, but Bonnie 'Prince' Billy meats, fresh, pink and raw, just how you likes 'em! These first golden(-pink) fruit(-meat)s are yours for the swiping: "Quail & Dumplings," a digital-only single! If you haven't guessed, it guess it up now - "Quail & Dumplings" is from that extremely forthcoming Wolfroy Goes to Town album, the new Bonnie 'Prince'... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bonnie "Prince" Billy

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IF I WUJ, WUJ YOU?

posted September 9th, 2011

It’s a Friday and you’re thinking, “There just aren't any words to describe how I feel!” We know the shit is tough for you these days what with curfew and algebra, but luckily CAVE has the vocabulary to fill your gaps. CAVE has a new album called NEVERENDLESS and it’s full of words, just not in the songs (as a matter of fact, the songs mostly don't have words in them!) Take “WUJ” (please!) – it’s effortless, makes your face look funny and... (read more)

Artists in this story: CAVE

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EXTENZE-ING THE FLOODPLAIN

posted September 8th, 2011

Criss-crossing over the Atlantic fresh off his home-run tour of the USA, Six Organs of Admittance and clan (you may not actually "see" the clan, but trust us, those fetishists are there) landed today in Portugal, where they'll take on the crowds of Porto and Lisbon the next two days. Historically Portugal and Six Organs have had a super chill relationship - 'member the song, "Lisboa," from School of The Flower? Yeah, that's Lisboa, Portugal, little dogie. But maybe you knew that, anyway!... (read more)

Artists in this story: Six Organs of Admittance

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MORE SHIRT FROM THE SOURCE FAMILY

posted September 7th, 2011

Good news comes in twos, especially from the Source Family. For those of you who want to fly your "I love the 70's religio-cults" flag front and center, we've got just the item for you - two times, thanks to those loveable Aquarian freaks from the Source Family. As you know, it's been thirty-six years since their leader, Father Yod, passed from his body, which led to the dispersal of YaHoWha's sons and daughters across the face of the earth, leaving... (read more)

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FALL FORWARD WITH AZITA

posted September 2nd, 2011

AZITA, here with us all seasons, has embraced the turning leaves, put her fall foot forward, and harvested a brand new album of piano songs, Disturbing the Air. It's been since 2009's How Will You that we last heard an album proper from the Chicago songstress, and that is simply too long for someone with such finely constructed tunes and such command over the performances of same. AZITA can't help it - as a talented artist, she's remained busy, complete with stints acting... (read more)

Artists in this story: AZITA

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BIG IN BRAZIL

posted September 1st, 2011

If you're big in Brazil, it stands to reason you ought to be big just about anywhere - after all, there are only a few countries bigger than Brazil scattered around our globe. Alas, size don't really work this way - not when talking country-size anyway. And anyway, Drag City artists are not exactly "big" in Brazil, which is too bad, since it's also one of the grandest countries on earth as well. We just found at that somebody knows who we are... (read more)

Artists in this story: Drag City