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Matthew Friedberger

Thrill Jockey announced last week that Chicago native Matthew Friedberger (Fiery Furnaces) will be releasing a series of solo album through out 2011. The series will be called Solos and begin in January. There will be six album and they will be released every two months in a limited quantity of 700. Each album will be released on vinyl only and will be packaged in fully artworked jackets. The last album will be delivered to subscribers with an exclusive bonus of two exclusive full-length albums, featuring Matt and special guests on each. Subscribers will also get an LP box - old-style "Tip On" with a hand mounted photo - in which to keep the Solos LPs. Thrill Jockey also sent around the first track from the series "Shirley".


Daniel Knox "Ghostsong"


The track "Ghostsong" from Daniel Knox has been around for awhile, but the Chris Hefner directed video recently surfaced on vimeo. The track is also available as a single on iTunes.


Kid, You'll Move Mountains @ House Cafe

It's been a while since we have heard from our friends in Kid, You'll Move Mountians. This week the band's lead singer Jim Hanke joined the entertaining boys over at Sock Monkey Sound to discuss the band and a lot of other things. The show also debuted a new song from KYMM called "Ten Million Strong (And Growing)".

Kidd, You'll Move Mountains will be performing at The House Cafe (DeKalb, IL) on Nov. 13th with Maritime.


I Fight Dragon's Update

We announced a couple weeks ago that I Fight Dragon's had been working on a new ep and now have a few more details and the title tracks. The ep will be called Welcome To The Breakdown, and the band will be celebrating the release on November 27th at The Metro. Included in the show will be new live visuals done by NO CARRIER, an amazing 8-bit video artist who programs his visuals using the NES. The band will also have limited editions of a special floppy disc package of the ep available at the show.

You can preorder tickets for the November 27th show at The Metro with Hollus and Nick Miller & The Neighbors here.


CD of the Month: Project Film

Sam McAllister is an ambitious young musician and business owner. As the founder of Tandem Shop he has released four albums over the last two years including albums by Mr. Bear and Honest Engines. The label releases are thoughtful and well-produced, and his latest release just happens to be his own. When he partners musically with his high school friend Megan Frestedt the duo Project Film emerges. The duos debut album called Chicago finds the duo presenting an exercise in indie pop. At times the sound is soft and sweet ("Sun"), and at others bouncy and fun ("Cut Outs"). The album was recorded in McAllisters studio apart in the Fall and Winter of 2009, and documents the two worlds that they have existed in. The album contrasts growing up in Minneapolis and relocating to Chicago. Chicago is a beautifully simple and charming duo for a musician and producer that plans to do big things here in Chicago.

Project Film released Chicago on November 9th.


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