The Columbia Chronicle

Fatbook blends genres

By Contributing Writer

March 7, 2011

by: Summer McCaslin, Contributing WriterLocal indie jazz band Fatbook has made its way from playing basement gigs at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wis., to selling out shows all around Chicago and the Midwest. Multi-instrumentalist Harjinder Bedi attributes the band’s interesting fusion of reggae, jazz, rhythm and blues and West African influences to each member’s world travels and experiences.After winning Downbeat...

Treaty keeps it ‘Current’

By Luke Wilusz

February 23, 2010

Local pop-rock outfit Treaty of Paris has toured the country entertaining crowds with its upbeat songs, vocal harmonies and catchy choruses. They played a Jan. 9 hometown show at Metro, 3730 N. Clark St., to celebrate the release of their new EP, “Currents.”The Chronicle recently spoke with guitarist Dan Wade about the band’s history and its plans for the future.The Chronicle: How and when did Treaty of Paris get togethe...

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