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Fitz and the Tantrums – The Walker (Official Music Video)

Fitz and the Tantrums’ new video for The Walker features some intense dance moves. The band will be stopping by NBC’s studios for a performance on Conan tomorrow night. Check the video out below!

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An Interview with Houses

I caught up with Dexter and Megan from Houses at SXSW last month after their performance at the Mohawk. The band’s second album “A Quiet Darkness” has been released today and is worth a listen. You can purchase the album here. Read on to learn about the inspiration for the album, the band’s most awkward comparison as well as their favorite spot in Chicago.

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The 1975 – Chocolate [Video] + US Tour

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The UK’s next big thing and the band we told you all about in the “Week that Was,” The 1975, released a music video for their awesome single “Chocolate.” Check it out below. They’ve got an EP coming out in early March to support their first ever tour in the US. Details about that after the jump.

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A Great Big Pile of Leaves – Schubas March 23rd (3/23)

In town this Thursday is Brooklyn’s very own A Great Big Pile of Leaves. Fresh off playing 8 shows in 4 days at South by Southwest, the New York indie-rock band stops by Schubas Tavern with friends Mansions and Young Statues. With tickets only $8 in advance and $10 at the door, make sure to stop by at 9 for a night filled with great tunes from an up and coming band.

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SXSW Preview – Chicago Artists Making Their Way Down South

The weather’s getting warmer, the days are getting longer… music fest season is upon us. SXSW Music and Media Conference and Festival kicks off on Tuesday with acts performing in dozens of venues throughout Austin, Texas.

While I’ll be daydreaming about being at the festival, the Chicago bands below will be making their way to Austin to experience it firsthand. Here’s my pick of the top 5 you can’t miss at SXSW-

  • Mahogany

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