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This week, Steve Bogira serves Steve Goodman stadium sounds in the way only a depressed Sox fan mocking depressed Cubs fans could, Aimee Levitt has fun with numbers, and recently reunited bands abound.
Also hear Mikal Cronin, the Ty Segall collaborator who actually cares about melody; Koko Taylor, the blues queen whose presence looms over Grant Park this weekend; and the Dirtbombs, whose music sounds exactly how you'd expect a band with two drummers named the Dirtbombs to sound.
Hit the jump to see the rest of this week's new tracks picked by Reader staff.
The Fresh & Onlys, "Presence of Mind"
Broadcast, "America's Boy"
Mikal Cronin, "Don't Let Me Go"
Steve Goodman, "A Dying Cub Fan's Last Request"
Steam, "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye"
Richard Thompson, "1952 Vincent Black Lightning"
Black 47, "40 Shades of Blue"
The Dream Syndicate, "Definitely Clean"
Firehose, "Chemical Wire"
Vybz Kartel, "Half On a Baby"
Arrington De Dionyso's Malaikat Dan Singa, "I Create in the Broken System"
The Dirtbombs, "Little Miss Chocolate Syrup"
Dogmatics, "Pussy Whipped"
Howard Tate, "Stop"
Koko Taylor and Willie Dixon, "Insane Asylum"
Mudhoney, "Good Enough"
Harry Nilsson, "The Puppy Song"
The Hush Sound, "We Intertwined"