Some Things Can’t Be Ignored: 217 Comp

Some Things Can’t Be Ignored: 217 Comp

knbIn Springfield during the early 2000′s, there used to be a group of hardcore kids that formed a group to make a zine called “Know No Boundaries“. This zine featured band and album reviews, articles, interviews and news. In December of 2000, they put out a comp album of songs from bands both dead and alive to keep the musical culture in the scene circulating. Old Springfield bands like The Goofs,…

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LLCC Battle of the Bands This Friday

This year, Lincoln Land Community College is hosting a grand Battle of the Bands on Friday, April 25th.

LLCC Battle of the Bands This Friday

This year, Lincoln Land Community College is hosting a grand Battle of the Bands on Friday, April 25th.

State Journal Register: “The Asylum Getting The Band Back Together”

Springfield paper The State Journal Register published an article recently highlighting the importance of old Springfield music venue and hangout spot The Asylum and talked about the upcoming…

State Journal Register: “The Asylum Getting The Band Back Together”

Springfield paper The State Journal Register published an article recently highlighting the importance of old Springfield music venue and hangout spot The Asylum and talked about the upcoming…

May 17th at The Radon Lounge: Kansas Bible Company, Looming, Derrick Streibig

May 17th at The Radon Lounge: Kansas Bible Company, Looming, Derrick Streibig

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It’s been a little while since The Radon Lounge have had a show in their basement venue, and we are excited to tell you about this little return-show for them happening next month! The Radon Lounge hosted a show at Black Sheep earlier this month for King of Prussia and Case Conrad and it was a great success. This show is happening on Saturday, May 17th. This show will feature the 12-person…

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New Arrivals This Week At Dumb Records

New Arrivals This Week At Dumb Records

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Now that Record Store Day is over (which was a major success), Dumb Recordswill not be saving up new arrivals in the basement! Everything goes straight to the shelves for you to check out! This week we have a big batch of quality used LPs among a few other things. We also have plenty of new arrivals that we had for Record Store Day that are still on the shelves, so be sure to come by and check…

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June 26th at Black Sheep: Kittyhawk, Looming, Nectar, Colonel, Honeysuck

June 26th at Black Sheep: Kittyhawk, Looming, Nectar, Colonel, Honeysuck

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We are coming back at ya with ANOTHER post-Dumb Fest show announcement today. This time it is for a show happening on Thursday, June 26th. This show will feature Chicago band Kittyhawk, who have had music released by Champaign label Skeletal Lightning. You can find some of their music streaming below. This will also be a show for Springfield indie pop favorites Looming. Then we have a couple of…

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June 18th at Black Sheep: Seraphim, Anomaly, Caterpillar Club,

June 18th at Black Sheep: Seraphim, Anomaly, Caterpillar Club,

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Today we have one of our fist show announcements for a show that will be post-Dumb Fest 2. It will surely be a heavy one. This show is happening on Wednesday, June 18th. It will feature the band Seraphim (pictured above) from Mississippi. They play experimental stoner metal and you can check out some of their tunes below. This show will also be a tour kickoff show for newer Chicago punk band Ano…

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May 3rd at Black Sheep: Table Drama, Orator, Airacobra, Witchweed, Animus

May 3rd at Black Sheep: Table Drama, Orator, Airacobra, Witchweed, Animus

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On Saturday, May 3rd (which is coming up very fast) we have a very heavy show happening at Black Sheep. It looks like Springfield’s biggest villains Table Drama are returning from a little bit of a hiatus. Will they be back with some tricks up their sleeves? You might just have to go and find out. This show will also feature Champaign/Urbana sludgy band Orator. You can check out some of their…

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Easter: “Not Alone”

In honor of this special day we are breaking our Springfield-band coverage rule a little bit to show you this new music video for Champaign/Oak Forest project…

Today in South Town: Record Store Day

Today in South Town: Record Store Day

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Today is a big big big BIG day for South Town with a LOT of stuff going on. Let’s talk about Dumb Records first. It is Record Store Day. Dumb Records is located on 1107 South Grand Ave and will be open today from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm. Everything in the store is going to be 10% off. There will be TONS of new arrivals in store for this day. You can check out that long list of stuff right here.

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May 31st at Black Sheep: Asthma, Akaname, Swamp Rat, Panzys, King Worm

May 31st at Black Sheep: Asthma, Akaname, Swamp Rat, Panzys, King Worm

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Today we are bringing you a show announcement for a show happening at Black Sheep later in May featuring a stacked lineup of Springfield bands that have all formed this year (2014). This is happening on Saturday, May 31st and will highlight the Springfield band Renaissance that we seem to be currently going through in this day and age. On this show we have Asthma, the new hardcore band that…

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Today on Black Sheep Radio: Blind Social, Itto

Today is going to be a very exciting and action-packed episode of The Black Sheep Radio Show!

Today on Black Sheep Radio: Blind Social, Itto

Today is going to be a very exciting and action-packed episode of The Black Sheep Radio Show!

Tonight at Black Sheep: JAG, Shitstorm, Slow Children, Mouthsex, Soap Scum

Tonight at Black Sheep: JAG, Shitstorm, Slow Children, Mouthsex, Soap Scum

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Tonight is going to be a nasty rock n’ roll show at The Black Sheep Cafe. We have the second ever performance by Springfield’s new trick-or-treat indie band JAG. Then we have a performance by St. Louis project Shitstorm, who is currently on a long spring tour. You can find some of Shitstorm’s music streaming below. This show will also feature long-running California punk band Slow Children, who…

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New Band Pages: Set Piece

Today we are bringing you a brand new band page on our site for Springfield rock band…

New Band Pages: Set Piece

Today we are bringing you a brand new band page on our site for Springfield rock band…

State Journal Register: “Record Store Day Events…”

Our local newspaper, The State Journal Register, has done a short article on Record Store Day events happening in Springfield this Saturday.

State Journal Register: “Record Store Day Events…”

Our local newspaper, The State Journal Register, has done a short article on Record Store Day events happening in Springfield this Saturday.