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WATCH: Jack White Covers Jay-Z and Dick Dale Live

July 21st, 2014
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In a recent performance at Louisville, Kentucky’s Forecastle Festival, Jack White covered Jay Z’s “99 Problems” and Dick Dale’s “Misirlou”. This performance serves as another attempt at White covering new genres of music.
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Pitchfork Music Festival 2014, Day 2

July 20th, 2014
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The second day of Pitchfork Music Festival made a surprising case against a lack of stage conflict. As fans packed in quite tightly for a mid-afternoon tUnE-yArDs set, it was pretty clear that those unwilling to brave a crowd would be better off grabbing the scant free items offered towards the outskirts of Union Park. Like the many festivals that fall before and after it during this long summer festival season, Pitchfork offers free bandanas and totes, twinkies, popsicles and even a bit of Chipotle if you can brave the VIP line. Endurance is everything and it’s far easier to stick it out surrounded by strangers when your soundtrack happens to be songstress Merrill Garbus. Read more…

By April Siese Posted in Reviews, Show Reviews

Pitchfork Music Festival 2014, Day 1

July 19th, 2014
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The 10th annual Pitchfork Music Festival stands as one of the few Chicago festivals that celebrates the city as much as it celebrates its hyper-curated lineup. Each stage offers a different facet of contemporary music with minimal conflict, so you’ve got as good of a chance of finding your niche stage as you do discovering an off the beaten path artist that vibes just as well with Beck as they do with Factory Floor. Add to that a vinyl marketplace, the fine offerings of Goose Island Brewery and a surprisingly affordable spread of food that even includes a mini Whole Foods Market with fresh fruit and you’ve almost got yourself a small township linked primarily by the love music and all that is quality. Read more…

By April Siese Posted in Reviews, Show Reviews

WEBCAST: Pitchfork Music Festival 2014

July 18th, 2014
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The 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival is happening this weekend at Union Park. Live performances by a number of professional artists like Beck, Cloud Nothings, Kendrick Lamar, Real Estate, Dum Dum Girls, and many more will be on stage showcasing their talents right in the Near West Side of Chicago.
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By Megan Hatfield Posted in News

LISTEN: Tweedy Releases New Song “Wait For Love”

July 11th, 2014
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Jeff Tweedy and his son Spencer are shaping up to be a formidable father-son musical duo. In the lead-up to their September album release, they’ve put out a track called “Wait For Love.”

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LISTEN: Bat For Lashes Releases New Track “Skin Song”

July 10th, 2014
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Bat For Lashes has released a new single called “Skin Song” via Soundcloud. This new song is a part of a creative collaboration between medical professionals and musicians in the U.K. The project, called “Body of Songs”, is due out in 2015, according to Consequence of Sound.

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Beck Announces New Song Reader Album Featuring Jack White, Laura Marling, Jarvis Cocker and More

July 10th, 2014
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Beck’s latest creative flourish comes two years after the release of his Song Reader collection of sheet music. The new all- star album, Warby Parker Presents Beck Song Reader, presents the first incarnation of his sheet music project. The collaborative record will feature only one track with Beck himself and a veritable medley of artists from Jack White to Jack Black, and every color in between. Read more…

By Emily Clark Posted in News

Massive Attack New Album In The Works

July 2nd, 2014
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Before their headlining appearance at Glastonbury, Massive Attack sat down with Gigwise to discuss what’s in the works for their next album. One half of the Brit duo, graffiti-artist-turned-rapper Robert Del Naja, aka 3D, discussed the long-awaited material saying, “To be honest there’s a whole album of new material sitting in a studio at the moment which isn’t finished and hasn’t been played at all yet.” Read more…

By Emily Clark Posted in News

WATCH: Jack White Performs “Fel In Love With A Girl” And Covers “I Wanna Be Your Dog” And “Where It’s At” In Dublin

June 28th, 2014
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At a recent stop before the Glastonbury Festival, Jack White played a classic of his own and covered hits by others. He was joined onstage by members of the Kills in a live performance featuring older and newer songs.

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Treasure Island Music Festival Announces 2014 Lineup Including Outkast, Massive Attack and alt-J

June 17th, 2014
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If you haven’t had a chance to catch Andre 3000 and Big Boi at any number of their reunion festival shows, well you are in luck. The 2014 Treasure Island Music Festival has just announced their lineup, and Outkast will be headlining as one of their last shows of the year. Read more…

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