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Gypsyblood announce show @ Cobra Lounge; here’s a few more pics from bvChicago-SXSW

Chicago band Gypsyblood are currently working on the follow-up to 2011's Cold In The Guestway and have scheduled an April 14th headlining show at the Cobra Lounge...

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Fiona Apple played Lincoln Hall (does again tonight) – setlist

Fiona Apple commenced the first of two sold-out nights at Lincoln Hall on Sunday with a murderous shriek. She ended the 50-minute affair in a rare moment of tranquillity, the moody juxtaposition the exclamation point on an absorbingly intense comeback show that witnessed the reclusive singer/pianist hiss, twitch, flail, gulp tea and behave in neurotic fashion, eliminating barriers between performer and music with frightening realism...

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Grimes, Born Gold & Ultrademon @ the Empty Bottle (pics)

While our BV Chicago stage at 'Hotel Vegan' and the official BrooklynVegan SXSW showcase at Bar 96 were in full swing (more on 'Hotel Vegan' later), Grimes played a sold out show at Chicago's Empty Bottle on Wednesday, March 14 with support from tour mates Born Gold and local project Ultrademon...

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Gauntlet Hair schedule Chicago show

DOWNLOAD: Gauntlet Hair - "My Christ" (MP3)

Gauntlet Hair @ BV-CMJ 2011 (more by Chris La Putt)

Gauntlet Hair, who are currently in Austin, TX for SXSW, have announced a Chicago show taking place at Schubas (where they played during TNK 2012) on April 29...

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David Barnes released an art book; Of Montreal are playing Metro (win a copy of the book & tix to the show!)

Back in April artist David Barnes, brother of Of Montreal frontman Kevin Barnes, released a 128-page art book, What's Weird?, that consists of paintings and drawings from the last 20-years, including album covers and other designs for the band...

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Kanye West & Jay-Z settle out of court w/ Syl Johnson

Syl Johnson @ the Bell House in June (BKLYN) (more by Jacob Blickenstaff)

TMZ reports that Chicago soul singer Syl Johnson, who sued Kanye West and Jay-Z in 2011 over the improper use of his song "Different Strokes" in the Watch the Throne track "The Joy," has now reached an out-of-court settlement with the pair of rappers...

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SXSW send off parties @ Hideout & the bottle today

The Hideout's annual South By South West send off party takes place today, featuring over ten Chicago bands that are all headed down to Austin within the next few days...

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BV Chicago @ Hotel ‘Vegan’ – JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound, Flosstradamus, Maps & Atlases, White Mystery & more!

We're excited and pleased to announce BV Chicago's first-ever Austin event, a full stage of Chicago musicians along side TWO MORE BrooklynVegan-programmed stages, at Hotel 'Vegan' (aka Hotel Vegas & Volstead Lounge at1500 E...

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Spoek Mathambo adds dates w/ Saul Williams (Btm. Lounge)

As mentioned, South African rapper/DJ Spoek Mathambo is set to release his sophomore LP, Father Creeper, on March 13 via Sub Pop Records. Grab the album's lead single "Let Them Talk" via a widget below...

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Maps & Atlases announce North American tour dates ——- (BVC SXSW & Metro included)

Maps & Atlases @ Lollapalooza 2011 (more by Grant MacAllister)

As previously mentioned, Maps & Atlases' sophomore LP, Beware and Be Grateful, hits stores on April 17 via Barsuk Records...

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