MFnMelo x squeakPIVOT ft. Pivot Gang "Mood Swing"

MFnMelo has released the first single, "Mood Swing", from the forthcoming deluxe edition his 2021 album with the now deceased producer squeakPIVOT.

On "Mood Swings" he enlists the help of fellow Pivot Gang members Frsh Waters, Joseph Chilliams, and Saba.


Touched By Ghoul "Cancel The World"

Touched By Ghoul have released their sophomore album, Cancel The World, via Under Road Records.

This is the work of former Sybris singer/guitarist Angela Mullhouer, along with guitarist Andrea Bauer, bassist Alex Shumard and drummer Paige Sandlin.

You can catch Touched By Ghouls at Liar's Club on December 31st with Boybrain, Heet Deth, and Lollygagger.


Hushdrops "The Static"

Despite having a tragic start to 2021, with the loss of their drummer Joe Camarillo at the age of 52, Hushdrops are preparing to release their third album, The Static, via Pravada Records. 

The trio of John San Juan (Vocals, Guitar), Joe Camarillo (Drums, Vocals), and Jim Shapiro (bass) have been performing together and in bands such as Waco Brothers, NRBQ, Veruca Salt, Material Issue, and more for decades. The finishing touches for this album were completed just after Camarillo's passing and San Juan believes that this album contains some his most free and magical drumming. When asked he had this to say; “Better to celebrate than to mourn him, and he has given us an abundance of very special playing to celebrate.”

You can help Hushdrops, with John Perrin (NRBQ, Josh Caterer) on drums, celebrate the release of The Static and the memory of Joe on December 10th at Blue Island Beer Company.


Elijah LeFlore "Bittersweet"

Elijah LeFlore has released a single called "Bittersweet" with fellow vocalist and Chicagoan Ro Marsalis.

This is the talented musicians sixth single of 2021 and is perhaps his most raw and honest to date.


Heir Porter "Still Life"

Multi-talented Heir Porter has released a new EP of instrumental, downtempo, Hip Hop tracks called "Still Life" via Loop Theory.

Porter is a beatmaker, musician, composer, and visual artist, and still life finds him at the top of his game.