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Upright Ape

Upright Ape is the pen name and stage name of a local musician and writer that just released what is essentially his life's work. The Blue Collar Diaries are five concept albums and autobiographical Novella. The albums are essentially a musical diary of a man living with both bipolar and schizoaffective disorder. The recordings are fascinating, beautiful and always humble. What is even more thrilling about this project is that Upright Ape is giving away all of the proceeds of this project. You can read more about the project over at his website.


Video: Icy Demons "Who There / Spywatchers"

Middle Mind Project have released a video for the Icy Demons track "Who There / Spywatchers".


Big Colour's Centuries of Summers

Big Colour are back with a new digital ep that can be downloaded for free through their bandcamp page. This is the band's second ep this year. The ep is called Centuries of Summers and features six new track including the "Red Silk Bow" from the the above video.


Secret Colours "Popstar"

Secret Colours premiered their new video for their track "Popstar" today. The band will be performing with Ume at Mayne Stage (1328 W Morse Ave) on October 17th at 8pm.


From Our Open Blog: Silhavey @ Subt

Silhavey has released a video performing an excellent live cover of both the Colbert Report and Daily Show theme songs, replete with an overdose of American flags and suits and ties. In the video, Silhavey announces that they will be attending the rally in Washington on October 30th. After asking Colbert directly to actually perform at the march, the music is a tight, dead-on live cover of the theme songs, including live trumpet played by keyboard player and lead singer Stephen Dranger -- and despite being live, the sound quality is actually quite good. If you want to see Silhavey in Chicago, come to their show at the Subterranean on Wednesday, October 13th at 8:00PM!


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