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Another Haul of Records…


24-Jun-13

Looking at my blog posts from the last couple weeks, one might conclude I have a bit of a problem… Sam invited me to join him at a great little record show in Michigan. Of which there are many, apparently. Uh oh. Listening to “Fear of Music” right now. Brilliant.

Wow: New Sigur Rós


20-Jun-13

The new album “Kveikur” is fantastic. Big, menacing sounds and their signature epic, soaring moments. Stopped me in my tracks.

Must be record season…


18-Jun-13

More?! Father’s Day found me with the day off and a record fair to attend…

Yesterday’s Haul of Records


12-Jun-13

A haul like this is inevitable when Mr. Sam @Grawesome comes to town. And these are all from one shop: Oak Park Records.

Funky Friday


17-May-13

Streaming the new Daft Punk over at iTunes. An epic disco freakout! The first few tracks have some of the sleaziest guitar playing ever.

Iceage @ The Empty Bottle last night


11-Apr-13

Best described as an onslaught of sound. They put on a good show.

Collect All 4


27-Feb-13

Holy blast from the past. My friend Micah just got in touch after years and years. He was the drummer in my early-90s band Collect All 4. He had a buch of boombox or 4-track recordings of us. Here’s a couple for your enjoyment. I’m playing guitar and singing back-up…   [haiku url=”http://shawnhazen.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/collect-all-4-01.mp3″ title=”Collect All […]

Obsessed with these books


04-Feb-13

I’ve read these:   These are on the way:   These are in the queue:     Here’s a full list of ’em.

Re-Vinylized


28-Jan-13

“Re-Vinylized” is a 30-minute documentary about independent record stores in Chicago.

Introducing Death Monkey


16-Dec-12

The first track from the new collaborative musical project between Finn (age 7) and Cormac (age 4). Finn Hazen: Drums & Vocals Cormac Hazen: Keys & Vocals Produced and Engineered by Shawn Hazen. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/71462183″ params=”auto_play=false&show_artwork=false&color=009aff” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Cover art by Cormac. Logo by Finn.