Ken Shipley

  1. Weird Merch: Numero Group Goes Full Mordor with '70s Fantasy-Rock Game, Comp

    June 06, 2014 3:41 PM EDT "We had some vicious arguments about the merits of a 20-sided die." Chicago-based Numero Group, the esteemed crate-digging label nominated for three Grammys, is known for trawling the depths of music history time and time again since it ...

  2. Numero Group Joins Secretly Canadian, Jagjaguwar, Dead Oceans in Newly Formed ‘Secretly Label Group’ (Exclusive)

    June 24, 2013 1:30 PM EDT Numero Group, the Chicago-based independent re-issuer, has entered a partnership to join the Secretly Canadian family of labels, which includes Secretly Canadian, Jagjaguwar and Dead Oceans. The four labels will be collectively known as the S ...

  3. Syl Johnson On His Two Grammy Noms: 'Should Have Been Three -- Kanye and Jay-Z Sampled Me'

    December 15, 2011 8:56 AM EST Syl Johnson playing at London's Barbican in 2005 (Photo: T abatha Fireman/Redferns ) One would think an underappreciated soul music legend like Syl Johnson would be elated by his two recent Grammy Award nominations for Best Historical Album a ...