WU LYF @ Mercury Lounge in NYC (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)

WU LYF have recently announced a string of fall-North American dates, which include a November 14th performance at the Empty Bottle. Tickets are on sale now.

You can now purchase their awesome recently released debut, Go Tell Fire To The Mountain both digitally (via iTunes) and physically (via SC Distribution).


Come mid-September WHY? will embark on a seated venue tour, largely showcasing the material from their forthcoming LP. Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art will host the band, and their label mate Serengeti on October 15th. Tickets are on sale now.

The Olivia Tremor Control

The Olivia Tremor Control are now back together, and working on new material. You can catch a glimpse of what they've been up to on September 13th at the Bottom Lounge. Neutral Milk Hotel-affiliates The Music Tapes will open the show (and tour).
Tickets are on sale now.


The Mad Decent Block Party is set to return to Chicago's Wicker Park on August 13th.
It will be held from noon - 10PM on Milwaukee Avenue (between Western & Oakley).
Chicago's Block Party features: Curren$y, Dillon Francis, Dawn Golden & Rosy Cross, Bosco Delrey, Toy Selectah, Kito, Reptar, Lunice, BBU, and more. RSVP HERE.

Primus @ Bonnaroo 2011 (more by Dana (Distortion) Yavin)

Primus have announced a new LP titled Green Naugahyde (out September 13th), and will hit the road in support of it this fall. They'll make a stop at the Congress Theater on October 14th. Tickets are on sale now.

Pentagram @ Europa (NYC) in January (more by Keith Marlowe)

The jaw-dropping bill of Pentagram, Valient Thorr, and JEFF the Brotherhood will hit Reggie's on August 18th. Tickets are on sale now. This show is part of a larger tour.

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