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New Releases 6/9 @ Mills Record Company

Aldous Harding — Party Ana Thema — The Optimist (2xLP w/ gatefold jacket and 180 gm vinyl) Autolux — Live @ Third Man Records Badbadnotgood — Lavender (12″ with etching on b-side, ft. Kaytranada & Snoop Dog) Big Thief — Capacity (limited edition of 500 indie exclusive white vinyl w/ gatefold jacket, Shaun Pick of […]

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New Releases 2/24 @ Mills Record Company

All Them Witches — Sleeping Through the War (deluxe edition 2xLP ft. 7 demo tracks recorded in the bands garage on reel to reel) All Them Witches — Sleeping Through the War (clear cassette) Andrew Bird — Andrew Bird & The Mysterious Production of Eggs (includes gatefold jacket) Armored Saint — Carpe Noctum (live from […]

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First Repressions: Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor

Before Donald Glover was singing about zombies as Childish Gambino, Lupe Fiasco was riding the L with brains on his brains. Before Tyler The Creator was skating and combining hip hop and skate culture, Lupe Fiasco was kicking and pushing through the streets of Chicago. Near its 10 year anniversary, the Chicago rapper’s debut is […]

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New Releases 1/6 @ Mills Record Company

Bonzo Madrid — Worry (purple cassette, contains bonus tracks, LOCAL) The Country Rockers — Free Range Chicken (remastered w/ 2 previously unreleased tracks) Destroyer 666 — Defiance (first pressing on black vinyl limited to 400, includes poster) Destroyer 666 — Wildfire (limited edition of 200 silver vinyl) Dropkick Murpheys — 11 Short Stories of Pain […]

Brian Clifton: Top Ten Hip-Hop Tracks of 2013

10 Can’t Wait — Serengeti (as Kenny Dennis) Call it kitsch, call it hyper-meta-self-awareness, call it awesome. Serengeti’s alter ego, Chicagoan Kenny Dennis, released “Can’t Wait” on the web to generate hype for the Kenny Dennis LP. There’s something charming about a man with a Chicago accent shouting: “I’m coming out Tuesday” on repeat. But don’t […]