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The Wingdale Community Singers – So What (Andy’s Lament)

‘So What (Andy’s Lament)’ is taken from the new full-length / third album “Night, Sleep, Death” by The Wingdale Community Singers, out on February 19th via the Drag City subsidiary Blue Chopsticks. 

The Wingdale Community Singers was formed in 2001 by Hannah Marcus and Rick Moody. David Grubbs joined in 2003 in time for the first album, eponymously titled, released in 2005 on Plain Recordings. Nina Katchadourian joined soon after the first album. The second album, SPIRIT DUPLICATOR, is available on Scarlet Shame Records.

David Grubbs, a founding member of Squirrel Bait, Bastro, and Gastr Del Sol, set to release his new full-length “The Plain Where the Palace Stood” on April 16th via Drag City. Stream the title-track (DG: electric guitar, C. Spencer Yeh: violin, Andrea Belfi: drums and electronics) from the new album through Grubbs’ tumbler site, HERE

Parallax Sounds excerpt
Direction, screenplay, cinematography and editing: Augusto Contento

“Parallax Sounds” is a documentary feature that explores the intimate connection between music and urban landscape in Chicago, directed by the award-winning Italian filmmaker Augusto Contento. The film brings interviews with musicians who contributed to shape the vibrant Chicago underground music scene in the 90s and continue to do creative and relevant work today: Steve Albini, David Grubbs, Damon Locks, Ken Vandermark, Ian Williams and Azita Youssefi. Director Augusto Contento’s signature stunning visual sequences are enhanced by a soundtrack composed by Ken Vandermark that features David Grubbs, Steve Albini and other great musicians from Chicago. –Cineparallax