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Pelican: The Absolute

On Oct. 17 and Oct. 18, the St. Vitus bar plays host to the Invisible Oranges CMJ Showcase. Both nights will be headlined by Chicago instrumentalists Pelican, whose new LP, Forever Becoming, is out this week—ti...

Pelican: Ataraxia/Taraxis

In early April, Chicago-based instrumental group Pelican unleashed an EP of newly recorded material called Ataraxia/Taraxis. After listening to the album over and over again, which was recorded in four diff...
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Pelican: Sonic Sludge

If you could weigh Pelican’s songs I don’t think any of them would be less than two tons. Known for their instrumentals ranging from sludge to doom metal, this Chicago band doesn’t need vocals thanks to their ...