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A short-lived teenaged three-piece from Chicago, Ilium mixed the math rock complexity of the late-'90s Chicago music scene with a melodic prettiness more in line with the Canterbury progressive bands of the '70s. While their two EPs broke little new ground musically, they're extremely listenable and certainly worth a listen or three. Ilium (named for the fictional setting of Kurt Vonnegut's first novel, Player Piano, a stand-in for the author's then-home of Ithaca, NY) was led ... Read more

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