Category Archives: Chicago

New Addition: Harold Smith’s Majestic Choir / Majestic Choir & Soul Stirrers ‎– We Can All Walk A Little Bit Prouder / Why Am I Treated So Bad (1968)

I first heard the Majestic Choir & The Soul Stirrers play “Why Am I Treated So Bad” after picking up the Soul Jazz Records compilation “Chicago Blues” back in 2004. The song, written by Roebuck “Pops” Staples of The Staples … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Rococo Records Nearing 10th Anniversary, Celebrating With Big Sale & New Releases!

Rococo Records, a vinyl only label based in Chicago who offer an eclectic selection of limited edition releases, is coming up on their 10th anniversary this year. To celebrate the milestone, they are offering deep discounts on their entire catalog, … Continue reading

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Debut LP From Chicago’s Radar Eyes Out Now On Hozac!

After a some awesome 7″ singles on Hozac and a excellent cassette EP for Plustapes, Chicago’s Radar Eyes finally have a full length LP, out now on Hozac. We recommend you pick this one up from the label quick if … Continue reading

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New Album From Chicago’s Disappears Out In March

We’re just about a month away from the release of Pre Language, the newest full length LP from the Chicago based Disappears. From the band’s site: “Never ones to dither or be indecisive, it’s a full-bore assault from the opening … Continue reading

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Obscure 45 By John Belushi’s High School Band The Ravens Reissued

Chicago based Alona’s Dream Records made their debut recently with a reissue of a 45 originally released in 1965 by The Ravens. Hailing from the Chicago suburb of Wheaton, IL the band included high school students Michael Blasucci, Tony Pavolonis, … Continue reading

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New 12″ EP Out Now From Chicago Thrash Ensemble

The Chicago Thrash Ensemble have just released a new six song 12″ EP on Plastic Airlines. As the bands name infers, these guys hail from the Windy City and play some killer crossover thrash. The EP, titled “Monsters Of The … Continue reading

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Latest Wilco Album “The Whole Love” Now Available As Deluxe Box Set!

“The Whole Love”, the latest full length album from Wilco, is now available as a deluxe box set. The set includes the following: -”The Whole Love” album on 180 gram vinyl -”Speak Into The Rose”, the 10″ EP released for … Continue reading

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“Live At Dark Lord Day 2011″ 10″ Coming Soon From Sweet Cobra

As one of the most metal beers around, it’s not too surprising that the newest planned release from 3 Floyds isn’t a new brew, but a live 10″ from Chicago metal band Sweet Cobra. The record was recorded at the … Continue reading

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Heavy Times “Jacker” LP Out Next Week From Hozac

The sophmore LP from Chicago rockers Heavy Times will be coming out October 25th from one of our favorite labels, the Chicgao based Hozac Records. For those who dig great fuzzy, rollicking, rock n’ roll, this will not be one … Continue reading

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Mannequin Men’s New LP Due Out November 8th On Addenda Records

More news from Chicago this morning- The Mannequin Men have a new self-titled album coming out November 8th for (also Chicago based) Addenda Records. Bassist Miles Raymer says this about the new disc: “Speaking not only as a member of … Continue reading

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