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White Mystery's record release show Saturday

White Mystery @ Gapers Block's Metro show, photo by Diane Alexander White

In less than a week's time, White Mystery played an in-store at Reckless Records, are blogging for Gapers Block while at SXSW, playing a ton of shows (mostly right after each other) while in Austin, and are then jumping on a flight back to Chicago to throw a record release party at the Hideout Saturday. Let me repeat, all of this in less than a week folks, which further proves that White Mystery is one of the hardest working bands around.

If you've been living under a rock in the Chicago music scene, and aren't familiar with the band, it's a sibling twosome that offer up a heavy dose of gritty garage rock. Brother Francis provides a driving powerhouse of drums backing the elated yelps and howls of the always bouncing and always bubbly sister Alex White.

They are a joy to watch, and some of the nicest folks around, so make sure to head out to the Hideout to celebrate their album release Saturday. And give them a hug or pat on the back for all the hard work. After their whirlwind week they deserve it!

The White Mystery Record Release show is Saturday March 20th at the Hideout. Tickets are $8, and you can purchase them here. The show is 21+ and kicks off at 9pm. The show is also presented by our friends over at CHIRP.

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Our Final Transmission Days

By The Gapers Block Transmission Staff

Transmission staffers share their most cherished memories and moments while writing for Gapers Block.

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  Chicago Music Media

Alarm Magazine
Big Rock Candy Mountain
Boxx Magazine
Brooklyn Vegan Chicago
Can You See The Sunset From The Southside
Chicago Reader Music
Chicagoist Arts & Events
Chicago Music Guide
Chicago Singles Club
Country Music Chicago
Cream Team
Dark Jive
The Deli Chicago
Jim DeRogatis
Fake Shore Drive
Gowhere Hip Hop
The Hood Internet
Jaded in Chicago
Largehearted Boy
Little White Earbuds
Live Fix Blog
Live Music Blog
Loud Loop Press
Oh My Rockness
Pop 'stache
Pop Matters
Resident Advisor
Sound Opinions
Sun-Times Music Blog
Theft Liable to Prosecution
Tribune Music
UR Chicago
Victim Of Time
WFMU's Beware of the Blog
Windy City Rock


Abbey Pub
Andy's Jazz Club
Aragon Ballroom
Auditorium Theatre
Beat Kitchen
Bottom Lounge
Buddy Guy's Legends
The Burlington
California Clipper
Concord Music Hall
Congress Theater
Cubby Bear
Double Door
Elbo Room
Empty Bottle
Green Mill
The Hideout
Honky Tonk BBQ
House of Blues
Kingston Mines
Lincoln Hall
Logan Square Auditorium
Mayne Stage
The Mutiny
Old Town School of Folk Music
Park West
The Promontory
Red Line Tap
Reggie's Rock Club & Music Joint
The Riviera
Thalia Hall
The Shrine
Symphony Center
Tonic Room
Uncommon Ground
The Vic
The Whistler

  Labels, Promoters
  & Shops:

Alligator Records
Beverly Records
Bloodshot Records
Dave's Records
Delmark Records
Drag City
Dusty Groove
Flameshovel Records
Groove Distribution
He Who Corrupts
Jam Productions
Jazz Record Mart
Kranky Records
Laurie's Planet of Sound
Minty Fresh
Numero Group
mP Shows
Permanent Records
Reckless Records
Smog Veil Records
Southport & Northport Records
Thick Records
Thrill Jockey Records Touch & Go/Quarterstick Records
Victory Records

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