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The Origin Of Einstein’s Sister, Emerging From The Duo Of Douglas And Tucker

September 26th, 2020

Einstein’s Sister release their first record in almost two decades TODAY at Record Store Day at Moline’s CoOp Records! All week long we’ve been publishing stories on the band, their music, and their history in our Einstein’s Sister Spotlight. The following is the first story Sean Leary wrote about the band becoming a band, transforming from the duo of Douglas and Tucker into Einstein’s Sister. It was originally published Nov. 20, 1997 on Sean Leary’s blog, What The &&^^&*((^&^& Is Sean Leary Thinking?   Einstein’s Sister’s... Read More

Einstein’s Sister Releases New Single for Saturday Record Store Day

September 21st, 2020

One of the Quad-Cities’ most popular bands – Einstein’s Sister – reunited last year for two new songs, which will be released Saturday, Sept. 26 for Record Store Day 2020 at Co-Op Records, Bandcamp, iTunes, Apple Music and CD Baby. The longtime musical partners Kerry Tucker and Bill Douglas co-wrote the tunes, “Standing Still” (which Tucker sings) and “Begin Again” (which Douglas sings), recorded with Einstein’s Sister drummer Marty Reyhons and bassist Andrew Brock. The only original band member not to take part was guitarist Steven Volk. The project came out of the power pop... Read More

Record Store Day at Ragged Records

August 28th, 2020

Ragged Records (311 ½ 21st Street Rock Island) presents: A Socially Distant Record Store Day in the Courtyard this Saturday Aug 29 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Things will be done a little bit different this year by moving the sale outdoors in an attempt to keep everyone as safe as possible but as always we will be trying to get as many titles and as many copies as we can. For more information go to https://recordstoreday.com/ Starting at 9 a.m., Ragged Records will be serving a line of customers one by one in their record purchasing process to help them try to score their desired Record Store Day titles... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of August 23rd: Comedy, Concerts, Corn Dogs and MORE!

August 23rd, 2020

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

Umbra & The Volcan Siege Rocking Ragged For Record Store Day

April 20th, 2018

Chicago psychedelic rock group Umbra & the Volcan Siege will be playing a set at Ragged Records at noon on Saturday, April 21, in celebration of Record Store Day as noted at http://www.raggedrecords.org/blog/2018/3/26/event-record-store-day-2018. Umbra and the Volcan Siege was founded in 2006 by JIm Licka embracing his “super hero ultra-identity” as UMBRA. Umbra is surrounded by his siege of musicians which help create a sound-scape of genre bending music. Umbra and the Volcan Siege has released three albums and is releasing their 4th “Someone Will Love You But It’s... Read More

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