Category Archives: Mawrcrest

Saturday Night on the Square: The Pillowhammer and Mawrcrest (3/22)

The Pillowhammer I started the night out at the Café Mustache taking in some jazz and looking at clay masks staring back at me on the walls. I don’t normally seek jazz out but I had come to meet my … Continue reading

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Mawrcrest — Demos and Rarities

Band: Mawrcrest Album: Demos and Rarities Release Date: September 29, 2012? Mawrcrest has had a rather prolific 2012 by some standards. Since about January the band has quietly uploaded tracks on its Soundcloud for Crestheads like me to listen to. Seventeen … Continue reading

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Tyler Jon Tyler — ‘Loyal Caskets’; Mawrcrest — ‘I Know’

Seems like a good day to share new music, I suppose. I’ve got a pair of tunes for ya, actually. They’re the brainchildren of two bands playing separate shows later on this week [see below]. So eat ’em up and … Continue reading

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Mawrcrest — ‘No Way to Tell’

A few weeks ago, Mawrcrest posted a new one — “No Way to Tell” — on their Soundcloud, and I wanted to steer y’all to it for two reasons, really: 1) “No Way to Tell” is a kick-ass tune, and … Continue reading

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Outer Minds (record release), Mannequin Men, Radar Eyes @ The Empty Bottle (4/7); Mawrcrest @ Cole’s (4/6)

Outer Minds’ record release at the Empty Bottle Saturday night is what makes the city’s music scene so flipping exciting. I mean really, the scene’s upper tier all got booked to play the same evening, in the city’s best venue, … Continue reading

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Archie Powell & The Exports, The Noise FM, Mawrcrest @ Township (3/3)

So around the time this page started in August 2010, I was contacted by the frontman of The Noise FM, an indie rock trio from Kansas that had recently picked up and moved itself to Chicago. I remember Alex was … Continue reading

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Mawrcrest (f/k/a Whisker Music) @ Beat Kitchen (10/13)

In the same week I found out one of my first Chicago music loves would be playing a cheap show in the city, I also learned that that same group — Whisker Music – would be showing up with something … Continue reading

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