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We find the best Midwest bands we can, and share them with you. From local psych bands to local folk, from North Dakota to Ohio, the Midwest’s best music can be found right here.

Land of Make-Believe by Eric Gaffney

We've been fans of Eric Gaffney's for years now, since the days of Sebadoh and beyond. We were pretty excited to see 2016 herald his return to 12" vinyl with a release that is sure to impress both die-hard fans...

Guilt Trip by Harvey Dentures

I'm no stranger to sad boys. There were about four years of my life from age 15 to 19 when I exclusively listened to Elliott Smith. When I was 14 I fell in love with Nirvana, not because they were heavy or wrot...

Watch The Clock by Strawberry Jacuzzi

Chicago's Strawberry Jacuzzi are back with 10 new songs that are just as tasty and bubbly as their name suggests. The opener "Bitch Jam" is an MWA favorite. Partially because we premiered the track in April ...

My Woman by Angel Olsen

Angel Olsen gathered and delivered her most recent release in late August through JagJaguwar, MY WOMAN. The mood, tone and ambiance of the record leaves such a conflicted presence, as if the whole record was an...