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TSM #13 – Summer 2020

But at long last, here is Issue 13, our first digital release! You may either read the issue in the above embed, or download one of the PDF files below (either with single page images, or double-page spread images). Either way there are web content links a plenty and navigation links to help you get around the document! Hope you enjoy! .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom:56.25%; height:0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%;} We have been trying to put this dang issue out since last winter! Not usually one for superstitions but it ...

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NNAMDÏ Came Through With The Hot Sauce

Chicago musical polymath NNAMDÏ released his new album BRAT which April 3 on Sooper Records, a masterpiece follow-up to their 2017 DROOL which brought him into the national spotlight, garnering articles on VICE and NPR and landing performances at Pitchfork, Afropunk, and SXSW. “NNAMDÏ came through with the hot sauce.” This first line of the second track on NNAMDÏ’s BRAT does well to describe the sound of this entirely spicy album. Delicious, exciting, novel, and it kicks your ass trying to process all of the dense percussive layering, virtuosic instrumental performance, and lyrical acrobatics. While his last album DROOL cemented a trap and electronica based sound, on BRAT NNAMDÏ ...

The Sick Muse gets some sugar

Happy to announce that The Sick Muse won the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events 2020 IAP grant for $4000. We have some plans cooking for 2020 and very excited to use this money to support the artists. musicians, and writers in Chicago during these difficult times! www.chicagoculturalgrants.org is the official website for the DCASE grants program. Check it out and consider applying to fund your own projects next year!