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Vincent Bruckert "Heavy Blankets"

We are proud to be able to premiere the debut single, "Heavy Blankets", from Singer/Songwriter Vincent Bruckert.

This is the first release of the solo project from the leader of the Crown Vic Royal, and fine example of beautifully hazy Psych Pop.

   

Video Premiere: Charlie Reed "Don't Drop Me"

We are proud to be able to premiere the video for the lead single, "Don't Drop Me", from the forthcoming album, Eddy, from Charlie Reed.

The members of Charlie Reed have honed their skills in groups including uh Bones, Spread Joy, Divino Niño, Twin Peaks, and more. This is the work of Luke Trimble, Colin Croom, Nick Beaudoin, Nora Chin, Nolan Chin, and Justin Vittori.

Speaking on "Don't Drop Me," Luke Trimble wrote: "I was reminiscing on one of my first long term relationships. In the time that we broke up (them w me) I couldn’t believe that it was happening and what I had done to be “dropped” or left behind. In retrospect I realize that I was in such a deep depression that I had no capacity to love this person anymore. In their eyes I was taking the relationship for granted."

Eddy will be released on May 1st, 2022 via Earth Libraries.

   

Saba "Stop That"

Saba has released the latest single, "Stop That", from his forthcoming album album, Few Good Things, which is due out February 4th.

This single centers around that inner struggle between self-doubt and self-confidence.

Saba recently announced a Spring tour that will be taking him over seas and around the States called "Back Home". The tour will be bringing him home on May 5th at Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom.

   

Matchess "Almost Gone (Excerpt)"

Matchess (aka Whitney Johnson) has released the first single, "Almost Gone (Excerpt)", from her forthcoming album, Sonescent, which is due out on February 25th via Drag City.

For this album Johnson enlisted a few of Chicago's best musicians including Haley Fohr (aka Circuit Des Yeux), Tim Kinsella, Rob Frye, Ike Floor, Kalina Malyszko, and Brian J. Sulpizio.

You can catch Matchess at Empty Bottle on November 30th with Olivia Block.

Photo by Marzena Abrahamik

   

The Dead Bolts "Sun Comes Back Around"

The Dead Bolts have released the final single, "Sun Comes Back Around", ahead of the release of their debut album, Pretty and Burnt Out, on November 26th.

You can help The Dead Bolts celebrate the release of their album on December 10th at Schubas.