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Koko Taylor

Accurately dubbed “the Queen of Chicago blues” (and occasionally simply the blues generally), Koko Taylor helped keep carefully the tradition of big-voiced, brassy female blues belters alive, recasting the spirits of early legends like Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, Big Mama Thornton, and Memphis Minnie for the present day age. Taylor’s …

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Jesse Fortune

Chicago vocalist Jesse Fortune’s voice is really as large as his discography is little. A mere couple of 45s going by his 1963 common “WAY TOO MANY Cooks” along with a 1993 record on Delmark constitute his whole catalog — but as a dynamic artist over the Windy Town circuit, …

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Lester Davenport

Until 1992, Lester Davenport’s main promises to blues popularity were the 1955 Bo Diddley Chess program he played harp on (it produced “Very Thing” and “TAKE IT to Jerome”) and an extended, much more latest stint keeping down the harmonica slot machine using the multi-generational Gary, IN, music group, the …

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The Orwells

The Orwells were attending senior high school in Elmhurst, Illinois if they formed in ’09 2009. Cousins Mario Cuomo (vocals) and Dominic Corso (electric guitar) teamed up with brothers Offer (bass) and Henry Brinner (drums), alongside their friend Matt O’Keefe (electric guitar), and began making music jointly. Along with striking …

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Stepdad

Digital pop group Stepdad shaped in the summertime of 2009 when roommates Ryan McCarthy and Tag “Ultramark” Tafel began recording within their Chicago apartment. Getting started like a duo, the music group first attained a modicum of mass publicity this year 2010 through their theme track for internet comic Axe …

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Axis: Sova

Psychedelic task Axis: Sova began as a completely single affair by Chicago musician Brett Sova in the summertime of 2009. Sova’s music group Mass Shivers was arriving at an end, as well as the talented musician was provided a single slot checking the reunion gig of Chicago indie rockers Mantis. …

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Dead Rider

Dead Rider is usually an extremely experimental 21st century rock and roll and funk music group from Chicago, Illinois. Their rhythm-driven audio has been affected by everyone from Captain Beefheart to Big Dark to the first noises of Chicago’s Polish Trax Records, aswell as the Butthole Surfers. The group was …

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The Swan King

Chicago trio the Swan Ruler infuse large, prog-infused riffs with screamo vocals and modernize the building blocks constructed by ‘90s post-hardcore acts like Get Like Jehu and Slint with some metal. Formed in ’09 2009 by guitarist/vocalist Dallas Thomas (Asschapel, Group of Pets), bassist Jamie Drier (Planes Recognised incorrectly as …

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Implodes

Roomy and textural, Implodes have their very own make of exploratory, ambient psychedelia. The Chicago quartet, offering Ken Camden, Matt Jencik, Emily Elhaj, and Justin Rathell, crafts its atmospheric excursions with levels of reverb-drenched acoustic guitar, synthesizers, and ghosty vocals, with the many textures gathering like rainfall clouds that ultimately …

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California Wives

Chicago quartet California Wives were formed in ’09 2009 by multi-instrumentalists Dan Zima and Hans Michel along with drummer Joe O’Connor. These three music artists were quickly curved out by Jayson Kramer, another multi-instrumentalist, having a focus on acoustic guitar and keyboards. The music group developed a audio based on …

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