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November 12, 2016 Music | The Secret History of Chicago Music

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Hyde Park postpunks the Imports could've been America's Joy Division

By Steve Krakow

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Since 2004 Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) has used the Secret History of Chicago Music to shine a light on worthy artists with Chicago ties who've been forgotten, underrated, or never noticed in the first place. Older strips are archived here.

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Tags: The Secret History of Chicago Music, Imports, Throbbers, Ann Arkees, Girls, the Void, Ben Krug, Tom Krug, Joe Strell, John Krug, Alec Dale, Paul Weller, Tuts, Gaspars, punk, postpunk, Joy Division, Gang of Four, Bobby Skafish, Jeff Pezzati, Naked Raygun, Tom Wall, Vague-leys, Carmichaels, Al Jourgensen, Bruce Pavitt, Sub Pop, Cirkle Records, Lucky Number, University of Chicago, Hyde Park, Jim Carroll Band, Cramps

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