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Tuesday
Nov012011

New Digs | Late October, 2011

A couple weekends ago I was finally able make the trip to the Alpha Music Collectors Convention on its seasonal swing through the Queen City.

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Friday
Oct212011

Dip Dip Dive | October 2011

Join Marty Spitfly and the best bar staff in the city for a special pre-Halloween edition of your favorite dance monthly, Dip Dip Dive! We will be playing all the dance floor killers. Dress it up or dress it down for the freakiest affair in town.

Thursday
Oct202011

Junie - Bread Alone LP

As soon as the needle drops on the 1980 lp Bread Alone by Junie, you know what time it is... time to groove! Seriously, the first song “Love Has Taken Me Over” is a straight up JAM! Have you ever heard a funkier pop song?! The message, production, instrumentation, and vocals are so on point, it's astounding that Walter “Junie” Morrison isn't a household name beyond the world of funk. After getting his start in Dayton, OH as one of the Ohio Players and then jumping ship to work with George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic for their fruitful run in the mid to late 70's, Junie is a certified legend. I was in Chicago last week and somehow managed to miss Junie's performance with new school boogie favorite Dam-Funk. The missed opportunity provided me with enough gumption to bust this record off the shelf and give it (and me) a much needed spin.

Saturday
Oct082011

Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson - "We Were Made For Each Other"

This is, without a doubt, one of my personal favorite love songs. The powerful back-and-forth vocals sit on top of a driving soundscape of guitar, bass, and drums that builds up to a rousing celebration of devotion and commitment between the two performers.

 

Wednesday
Sep212011

Mrs. Sidebottom presents The Deep End


Our semi-monthly showcase of raw rock debachery.