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Oct 21, 2014 / 2 notes

New Arrivals This Week at Dumb Records

New Arrivals This Week at Dumb Records

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It’s another week at South Town record store Dumb Records, and the store is gearing up for more record fairs and acoustic shows this fall. This week there are a few new items in including CDs, cassettes, and records. Check out some pretty sweet featured records from the store on the Dumb Records Record of the Night blog. Let’s look over what Dumb Records’s operating hours are for this week:

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Oct 20, 2014

Tonight at Black Sheep: Caterpillar Club, Tamagawa, Oldine (France), End Times Duo

Tonight at Black Sheep: Caterpillar Club, Tamagawa, Oldine (France), End Times Duo

10333732_10152732904955619_8504318309749158698_oTonight there will be a rare Monday night show at Black Sheep featuring a very interesting lineup of band that you really should not miss. We have two acts coming tonight all the way from Paris, France. Springfield three-piece shoegaze/sludge band Caterpillar Club will be performing tonight (stream some of Caterpillar Club’s music below). For the French acts, we have one project called Tamagawa a…

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Some more used vinyl coming in today. #bobmarley #REM #neilyoung (at Dumb Records)
Oct 19, 2014 / 1 note

Some more used vinyl coming in today. #bobmarley #REM #neilyoung (at Dumb Records)

November 15th at Skank Skates: Occultonomy, Teen Freak, Silk

Holy smokes, it looks like today we finally have details on that ramp show going on during the…
Oct 19, 2014 / 1 note

November 15th at Skank Skates: Occultonomy, Teen Freak, Silk

Holy smokes, it looks like today we finally have details on that ramp show going on during the…

Oct 19, 2014

Guard, Acid Kat, Rat King and More Added To South Town Record Fair

Guard, Acid Kat, Rat King and More Added To South Town Record Fair

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About one week ago we announced the first ever South Town Record Fair happening on Saturday, November 15th. The record fair will feature tables and booths being set up by record stores, labels, and distros from all around the area. Since the fair was originally announced, it looks like a good number of labels and distros have been added to the event. Some of those that were recently added…

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Oct 18, 2014

November 1st at Black Sheep: Asthma, Animal Teeth, Dad Jr., Willis, Tubby Tom, SAP

November 1st at Black Sheep: Asthma, Animal Teeth, Dad Jr., Willis, Tubby Tom, SAP

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What a better way to kick off the month of November than a really weird showcase show happening at The Black Sheep Cafe. This show is happening on Saturday, November 1stand it features six bands- two from Springfield and four from St. Louis. The show is being called an Acid Kat Showcase show- the four St. Louis bands are affiliated with St. Louis based Acid Kat zine and record label. Acid Kat…

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New banner going UP #revolutiondumb (at Dumb Records)
Oct 18, 2014 / 2 notes

New banner going UP #revolutiondumb (at Dumb Records)

Oct 18, 2014

Tonight at Black Sheep: Asthma, The Bug, Sputter, Teen Freak

Tonight at Black Sheep: Asthma, The Bug, Sputter, Teen Freak

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Tonight at Black Sheep we have this punk show that is sure to be out of control. There are four punk bands playing short and very fast sets that you will not want to miss. On the bill tonight we have Springfield punk band Asthma. We also have a couple of bands coming from Chicago. There is a new Chicago punk band Sputterplaying, and you can check out their music streaming on the player below.…

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Today on Black Sheep Radio: The Good Compainions

Today from 4:00 to 6:00 pm be sure not to miss our radio program (The Black Sheep Radio Show) on 88.3 WQNA fm.
Oct 17, 2014

Today on Black Sheep Radio: The Good Compainions

Today from 4:00 to 6:00 pm be sure not to miss our radio program (The Black Sheep Radio Show) on 88.3 WQNA fm.

Oct 17, 2014 / 1 note

Tonight at Black Sheep: JAG, Maps for Travellers, Deadron, The Oceanographers, Mystery Gift

Tonight at Black Sheep: JAG, Maps for Travellers, Deadron, The Oceanographers, Mystery Gift

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It’s Friday, ghouls!! And we’ve got a super solid show coming up tonight. The local dream weavers in Mystery Gift are going to open things up with their rad jams. Peoria area based sulkadelic band The Oceanographers, featuring members of Howlback– who played at The Black Sheep back in July– will be exhibiting some mighty fine stuff for us to listen to. Deadron (Still Here Records) gracing us…

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Friday, October 31st at Black Sheep: MPress, RJC, MP5, HISO

This Halloween (Friday, October 31st) there will be an abundance of things to do in Springfield.
Oct 16, 2014 / 1 note

Friday, October 31st at Black Sheep: MPress, RJC, MP5, HISO

This Halloween (Friday, October 31st) there will be an abundance of things to do in Springfield.

Oct 16, 2014

Tonight at Black Sheep: In Exhile, Hideaway, Mystery Gift, Loses The Mighty, Panzys

Tonight at Black Sheep: In Exhile, Hideaway, Mystery Gift, Loses The Mighty, Panzys

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Today is a Thursday and we are going to have some fun tonight at Black Sheep for a rare Thursday night show. We have the indie punk band In Exile coming from Chicago. The last time they played at Black Sheep was almost exactly one year ago. You can stream their new EP that was just recently released below. This show also has another touring act, and that is Hideawayfrom Southern California. We…

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Oct 15, 2014 / 4 notes

Videos: Wir Können at Black Sheep 10-11-14

We are crazy about Wir Können here at blacksheepspringfield.com today. Earlier today we were streaming the band’s newest release 

Oct 15, 2014 / 2 notes

Wir Können: “God, It’s Getting Bad”

Wir Können: “God, It’s Getting Bad”

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It looks like we finally have the result of Springfield emo band Wir Können recording at South Town Studio earlier this fall. What we have is a two-song cassette release by the band called God, It’s Getting Bad. You can stream those two songs on the player embedded below. You can also download the songs off of the band’s bandcamp pagefor your own price. You can also find the cassette available…

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