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Local Music Notebook: Electric Highways And Sweet Dreams

A loose collection of whatnot.

1. Rockie Fresh's new tape, Electric Highway, drops on January 21 with a debut LP to follow.

From Brooklyn Vegan:

Rockie Fresh will be playing a pair of record release shows for Electric Highway: One at NYC's SOB's on January 23 with Lunice and another at [Chicago's] Bottom Lounge on February 2 with Chance the Rapper, Mark Battles, and R.O.E.. Advance tickets for the Chicago show are on sale now. All proceeds will go to benefit JDRF, a charity in effort to help juvenile diabetics.

Here's "Nobody," the first single:


See also:
* Rockie Fresh at Reggie's last January (No. 5).

* Rockie Fresh at the Metro in October (No. 7).

* Rockie Fresh on the Chicago scene (No. 1).


2. Bloodshot Triple Play.

Bloodshot Records has three new releases scheduled for the year's first quarter:

* February 12: Roger Knox and the Pine Valley Cosmonauts/Stranger In My Land.

* February 26: Wayne Hancock/Ride.

* March 26: Luke Winslow-King/The Coming Tide.


3. Just before Christmas, Fake Shore Drive confirmed that the L.E.P. Bogus Boys had signed with a new Interscope imprint called Blueprint.


4. Angel Olsen's new video for "Sweet Dreams" comes with a 16mm transatlantic backstory.


See also: Olsen at Saki in December (No.3).


Comments welcome.


Posted on January 6, 2013

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