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Daniel Knox CHIRP Session

CHIRP Radio recently posted a live session with Daniel Knox. As we have mentioned the new album from Knox will be released on Feb. 24th via Carrot Top Records.

You can catch Daniel Knox at Constellation on Feb. 28th with Josephine Foster.


The Howl @ Quenchers (tonight!)

If you are looking for something to do tonight, Jan. 23rd, check out The Howl at Quenchers. They will be joined by Downtown Struts, Typesetter and Tornaparts.

The Howl recently released a fun video for their latest single "Sputter". If they can have this much fun in a van imagine what they can on stage.



Lane is a producer and musician that creates dreamy electronic jazz-influenced hip hop. He released a three song EP this week called Argot and it will far exceed your expectations.


Ghastly Menace "Real Life"

Ghastly Menace will be releasing their debut album, Songs of Ghastly Menace, on Jan. 27th via The Record Machine. The latest single from the album is called "Real Life". Below is their track "Closing".

You can catch Ghastly Menace live from Studio 10 on Vocalo.org on Jan. 27th at 8pm.


Chicago Open Submission Results for The Deli's Year End Poll 2014 for emerging artists

Thanks to all the artists who submitted their music to be considered for The Deli's Best of Chicago Year End Poll for Emerging Artists. We had a record number of submissions from Chicago this year - 90! - thanks so much for the overwhelming response!

After tallying our editors' ratings for the Open Submissions stage, it’s time to release the results. Please note that to avoid conflicts no local editor was allowed to vote for bands in his/her own scene.

Total submissions from Chicago: 90

Jurors: Natan Press (The Deli DC)Terra James Jura (The Deli Nashville), Paolo De Gregorio (The Deli NYC).

Acts advancing to our Readers/Fans Poll:

 1. Gramps the Vamp - 8 (out of 10)


2. Secret Colours - 7.5


3. Sunjacket - 7.33


4. SMOKER - 7.16


4. Purrple - 7.16


4. LWKY - 7.16


Honorable Mentions (scores above 6.5)

The Avantist, COUGAR ISLAND, MISTER SUIT, Will Phalen, Impulsive Hearts, Absolutely Not, Dial In, the Textiles, My My My, Frances Luke Accord.


WHAT’S NEXT: These results end the first phase of the poll. We have already unveiled full list of nominees that also includes the artists nominated by our local jurors (see left column here). It's now time for our readers to influence this Year End Poll for Emerging Chicago Artists with their vote - look out for th readers' poll on the right column of this same page!

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