Monthly Archives: October 2013

Arp- More

Artist: ARP Album: More Label: Smalltown Supersound FCC Clean The futuristic sounds of the tiny explosions and pops created by what sounds like some sort of modulizer out of Star Trek are the first tip off that this is not … Continue reading

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Chris Kasper- Bagabones

Artist: Chris Kasper Album: Bagabones Label: East Ghost Music FCC Clean Using the description, “a more rocked out version of old Iron & Wine,” has never felt more appropriate than for an album like Bagabones. A lot of blues, horn … Continue reading

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Kevin Devine & the Goddamn Band- Bubblegum

Artist: Kevin Devine & the Goddamn Band Album: Bubblegum Label: DeVinyl Records FCC Warning: #3 Rock is such a broad genre that has delved into really any possible kind of musical combination of drums, guitar and bass. Kevin Devine & … Continue reading

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Parquet Courts- Pitchfork Music Festival, Union Park, Chicago, July, 2013

This was about that time of the day that I was starting to race back and forth across the park to at least say I saw one or two songs from every band I was interested in. Parquet Courts were … Continue reading

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Phosphorescent- Pitchfork Music Festival, Union Park, Chicago, July, 2013

What I thought would just be a filler band between two punk/hard rock bands turned into something a whole lot more. From what I vaguely knew about the band was that it was softish, and not really my thing. But … Continue reading

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Pissed Jeans- Pitchfork Music Festival, Union Park, Chicago, July, 2013

I had really only listened to one album by Pissed Jeans a couple of times, so I knew they were punk and that was about it. I figured the crowd would be fairly rowdy and the hope of a mosh … Continue reading

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KEN Mode- Pitchfork Music Festival, Union Park, Chicago, July 2013

This was the first time I had ever been to Pitchfork on time and it was frankly an exhilarating experience. Seeing the park basically empty, waiting for thousands of people to trample through by the end of the day just … Continue reading

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