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Recap: Jake Bugg Live at the Metro (Chicago)

posted by Oscar September 22, 2013

Last night I went out to legendary Chicago music venue, “The Metro,” to check out up and coming superstar Jake Bugg play live. The 19-year old singer-songwriter from Nottingham, UK has burst into the scene in great fashion and has already performed in major music festivals including this year’s Lollapalooza. This guy was worth the buzz he was generating and so I jumped at the chance of seeing him for a second month in a row, now in the more fitting confines of a club stage.

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Review: Jake Bugg- ‘Jake Bugg’

posted by Oscar April 9, 2013

Around this time a year ago I was out in London on my first trip to the Old World and finally in the country that gave the world some of my favorite artists of all time. I had a car for a couple of days and I really wanted to get into some of the local scene and so I did my best to find something on the radio but to my luck I had a bit too much trouble flipping through Electro and Hindi music stations that at some point I just quit and connected my iPhone. Nowadays, I’ve gotten what I wanted back then and I have started getting into the music of one of the most talked-about indie musicians out of the UK and one of my favorite artists at this moment, 19-year old Jake Bugg of Nottingham.

His self-titled debut album is an excellent example that simple songs with a lot of heart and minor studio production have a lot more to offer than your typical Top 40 track would. At least in every other sense besides getting you on the dancefloor at the club.

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