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Drowned in Sound: Pixies - Indie Cindy
A Heart is a Spade: The Range Remixes CHVRCHES

This is a preview of the new Deli charts - we are working on finalizing them by the end of 2013.

Go to the old Top 300 charts


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Sequoia on Small Chicago

The latest installment over at Small Chicago comes from the band Sequoia. The band will be releasing their debut album Couple Two Tree shortly.



Pillars and Tongues "Oaky"

Pillars and Tongues have released a free alternate version their track "Oaky (doting)" which appeared on their album The Pass and Crossing. The track is called "Oaky (doting, in late summer)", and played or downloaded below.

MP3: Oaky (doting, in late summer)



Very Truly Yours "Girls Tell You Secrets"

Very Truly Yours official video for "Girls Tell You Secrets," out on vinyl through Cloudberry Records. Filmed on Super 8 Ektachrome at Montrose Beach in Chicago. 

MP3: Girls Tell You Secrets


Deli - INDMUSIC Video Competition Winners!

A few weeks ago The Deli teamed up with INDMUSIC to find the best unsigned and independent music videos to be featured between sets during some of The Deli's CMJ showcases at this year's Music Marathon. After hours and hours of "music-vision", The INDMUSIC staff finally delivered the list of winners - here's a playlist of all the selected videos. Starting today we'll slowly upload the ones we like in our local blogs. INDMUSIC is a Youtube Network designed to help bands monetize their video content without sacrificing creative control.

Archie Powell & The Exports “The Darndest Things”

Archie Powell & The Exports are putting the finishing touches on their new album, but in the meantime they have released a new video for their track "The Darndest Things".

You can catch them Sunday, Oct. 9, at the Chicago Marathon and then again on October 28th at the Elbo Room.


Netherfriends "Fall (in love every night)"

Netherfriends (aka Shawn Rosenblatt) has released a new autumn themed track called "Fall (in love every night)". He also recently released an ep called Netherfriends Does Baraka which finds him redoing the soundtrack for the movie Baraka.


Panoramic & True Fall Concert Schedule

The 8-piece pop collective Panoramic & True kicked off their Fall tour with a free performance at The Whistler this week. Below are the remain dates on the tour and a video filmed at The Hideout over the summer.

Thu Oct 6: Swing State, Lake Villa, IL
Fri Oct 7: Circle A Cafe, Milwaukee
Sat Oct 8: Deagan Music, Chicago
Tue Oct 18: Uncommon Ground Wrigleyville (acoustic set)
Sun Oct 23: Live appearance on Local Music Chicago, Radio UIC
Sat Oct 29: Live appearance on Airplay, WNUR Northwestern
Thu Nov 3: The Hideout, Chicago



Deli CMJ 2011 Shows Announced: The Stepkids, Caveman, Yellow Ostrich, Sea of Bees, North Highlands, Exitmusic, Outernational, Ill Fits + tons more...

Full listings with links here. Be there!


Which of these local acts should be The Deli New England's next Artist of the Month?

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