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Win tickets to see The Morning Benders at the Crocodile on Friday 4/2

This Morning Benders have been getting all kinds of buzz for their brand-new album Big Echo, including being awarded a prestigious “Best New Music” honor from Pitchfork. On Friday night, they’ll be bringing those songs to the cozy confines of the Crocodile. Even better: a) two of our favorite bands around here, Miniature Tigers and […]

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MonstersofFolk09Jul

A whole lotta news about Monsters of Folk

Have you heard about Monsters of Folk yet? If not, it’s probably because you’re not lucky enough to get PR emails. Our imaginary inboxes have been full-to-overflowing with news of the project, a collaborative effort of three indie-heavyweights: Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes, Jimmy James of My Morning Jacket, and singer-songwriter M. Ward. We batted […]

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Further Complications

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Fathers, lock up your daughters. Jarvis is back, babies, and he has come to rock your socks (and possibly your panties) off. He emerges from Steve Albini’s Electrical Audio Studio, ribald and triumphant to present his second solo-project album, Further Complications on the Rough Trade Records Label. While playing the Pitchfork Festival last year in […]

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Tonight's Recommended Show: Destroyer at the Crocodile

The ever-prolific and oddly-voiced Dan Bejar will bring his Destroyer act to the new and improved Crocodile, Wednesday at 8pm. Tickets are only $12… a helluva deal! Dan is a genius writer and has put his vocals to the test with nine, count them NINE, albums as Destroyer. He also formed supergroup Swan Lake with […]

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Sixes & Sevens

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As half of The Moldy Peaches, Adam Green has been mastering loungy, lazytime delivery with a bit of a car-salesman smirk permanently affixed to his face since the mid '90s. Sixes & Sevens, his fifth solo album since parting with Kimya Dawson around 2002 is no exception. Although there has been a recent explosion of […]

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Open Field

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Concretes vocalist Victoria Bergsman wasted little time in venturing out on her own once she decided break away from the band. Taken by Trees is the name of her new ensemble, which is essentially a solo venture. When Bergsman left the Concretes, she suggested that the group had lost its playfulness. This is somewhat ironic, […]

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Win a pair of tickets to see Taken by Trees (former Concretes lead singer) on March 4th

For more than a decade, Victoria Bergsman was the singer of the indie-licious band The Concretes. Since she left that band in 2006, she's focused her time on her own project Taken by Trees (with a wee break to supply vocals for the worldwide hit single "Young Folks" by Peter, Bjorn and John). Taken by […]

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