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News Fri Apr 09 2010

Friday Quick Links

When we're not selling five copies of The Three EP's by the Beta Band, we're looking at these things on the internet:

  • We've got some other awesome upcoming musical events in Chicago along the right-hand side of the page as well as in Slowdown. They include a free '60s themed DJ set called "23 Skiddo" tonight at the Whistler, the Creative Chicago Expo at the Cultural Center on Saturday, and Scotland Yard Gospel Choir's Elia Einhorn's DJ set "Glascow vs. Manchester" at Lucky Number also on Saturday.
  • Saving Country Music blog has a nice appreciation for Bloodshot Records' newest artist Whitey Morgan & the 78's. "The fact that Bloodshot is looking for new talent, and then is able to find it means there's still hope and upward potential for REAL country music."
  • The Deli Chicago has the skinny on the upcoming Maps & Atlases album Perch Patchwork.
  • WFMU's Beware of the Blog has more .mp3s for your downloading pleasure including great stuff from Max Roach, reggae from Pat Kelly and lovely stuff from Miriam Makeba and Harry Belafonte.
  • Loud Loop Press gives more praise to burgeoning Chicago "zany space rockers" The Earth Program.
  • Sadly, Numero Group announced recently the first of its catalog items that's going out of print. Get your copy of all 33 tracks of influential power pop on Yellow Pills: Prefill now, or go without forever.
  • Happier news for Numero Group is this project (that I somehow either missed or forgot about) announced this winter featuring the History of Chicago Music (1908-1980) curated by historian Tim Samuelson.
 
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