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Win Tickets To Dead Rider At Barboza 8/3!

POSTED BY ON Wed Jul 30, 12:24 PM

The Chicago Reader calls Windy City weirdos Dead Rider "the best art-rock band less than 30," and goes on to say, "The sleazy, perversely luxurious grooves on the band's newest album, this spring's Chills on Glass (Drag City), consist mostly of throbbing bass synths, lurching stabs of guitar, and smart-bomb precise but stubbornly sideways drumming; they deliberately provoke an uncomfortable tension, providing all the momentum of rock or disco but often frustrating the desire for something stable enough to...Continue

Birthday Party! July 30

POSTED BY ON Wed Jul 30, 08:14 AM

Shabazz Palaces In-Store 7/31!

POSTED BY ON Wed Jul 30, 08:14 AM

Shabazz Palaces are gonna take over Easy Street Thursday, July 31st at 9pm to celebrate the release of their new album Lese Majesty (out 7/29 on Sub Pop)! Come see Shabazz work the magic at this free, all-ages in-store!

The Fresh Sheet! New Releases 7/29

POSTED BY ON Tue Jul 29, 01:31 PM

Shabazz Palaces - Lese Majesty 

(Free 7" w/purchase while supplies last)

Shabazz Palaces In-Store THIS Thursday at 7pm!!

"On the surface, Lese Majesty doesn't follow a conventional musical structure; this thing eschews the standardised verse-chorus formula from the off. In fact, a lot of the tracks on this record seem to expand into one another, which is ordinarily a criticism; but then, this isn't an ordinary record. It's certainly nothing to do with a lack of inventiveness or variety, rather, a measure...Continue

Enter To Win A Signed Jenny Lewis Test Pressing & Poster!

POSTED BY ON Mon Jul 28, 03:43 PM

Jenny Lewis's new album, The Voyager, is out Tuesday and we recommend that you buy, buy, buy it! Why? Because you love good music, right? And besides, only ONE lucky winner is going to snag a signed test pressing of The Voyager along with a signed poster! Roll the dice, try your luck, and enter to win by e-mailing contests@easystreetonline.com with the subject line "Head Underwater" and please include first & last name with entry. Winner must...Continue

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