Daily Archives: August 22, 2012

Alabama Shakes Announce free “Dream Show” in Chicago

The on-fire and in-demand Alabama Shakes will return to Chicago in September for an intimate performance at the Subterranean. The soul rock band, spearheaded by Brittany Howard, has been riding the fame wave in recent months, packing crowds during festival appearances.

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Video of the Week: Flying Lotus – Fly First

Directed by Mark Zemel, we follow FlyLo along during performances at the Forecastle Festival in Kentucky to the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago. Awesome visuals once again from the folks at Pitchfork Documentaries, and a dope look into the life of one of the most buzzed about producers on the scene lately. Watch below to see him hanging with his fans, hanging with Purity Ring, smoking weed, and talking about being a fan of Schoolboy Q.

Tracklist of the songs used in the documentary after the jump.

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Week that Was (8-16-12 to 8-22-12)

The new music posts won’t stop the Week that Was! Chicago, you can breathe again! Hometown vocalist/rapper the GTW, submitted this track last Monday, and now leads us off this week with the lo-fi lounge track entitled “Cravings.” Check the rest of the tracks out after the jump and let us know what you think! Enjoy!

The GTW & Bengfang – Cravings

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