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The Deli's SXSW Issue 2014 is online!

Read it digitally here.

P.S. 10k free copies of this issue hit the street of Austin during SXSW Music week!

Matt Muse "Shea Butter Baby"

Matt Muse has released the first single, “Shea Butter Baby”, from his forthcoming EP, "Nappy Talk". The track feature vocals from Shawnee Dez, and production from Timmy V.

Muse, a teaching artist at Young Chicago Authors, released a mixtape last year called, The SiKK Tape. “Nappy Talk” will be released on July 13th.


Paul Moody & Luke Henry

Paul Moody and Luke Henry have teamed up to release split single “California Ghosts” b/w “Postcards”. Both songs are examples of these musicians’ takes of modern Americana, both can be streamed below.

You can catch Paul Moody at Hungry Brain on July 19th.


Gia Margaret "Birthday"

Chicago’s Orindal Records announced this week that the full-length debut album from Gia Margaret, There’s Always Glimmer, will be released on July 27th. Below is the LP’s first single, “Birthday”, which blends dream pop, shoegaze, and folk into a sound Margaret calls “Sleep Rock”. We call it beautiful and a must listen!

You can help Gia Margaret celebrate the release of her debut album at Hideout on July 26th with Brendan Losch and Advance Base.


Makaya McCraven Where We Come From (CHICAGOxLONDON Mixtape)

Makaya McCraven and International Anthem announced last week that he will be releasing a new mixtape on June 29th called Where We Came From (CHICAGOxLONDON Mixtape) via Apple Music. The mixtape features the following musicians Makaya McCraven (drums), Soweto Kinch (saxophone, vocals), Theon Cross (tuba), Joe Armon-Jones (keys), Nubya Garcia (saxophone), and Kamaal Williams (keys).

Below is the first part of a well-shot documentary on the recording process of this album from International Anthem. You can find all four episodes of the series here.

On July 1st at the Apple Store on Michigan Ave. McCraven and Sons of Kemet will be performing and will host a discussion panel after the performance.


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