Gloom Balloon-“Brush My Teeth” Video Premiere

The third (and possibly last) Gloom Balloon album came out a while ago. Patrick Tape-Fleming made videos for all the songs, so he’s sitting on some great stuff and I’m relieving him of another great clip. Previously I premiered the video for “Alone In My Head,” which featured the singer spinning on a merry-go-round. “Brush My Teeth” does not show Patrick at all; instead it … Continue reading Gloom Balloon-“Brush My Teeth” Video Premiere

H.D. Harmsen-Song For Judy (Video Premiere)

Early this morning I got an email from H.D. Harmsen asking if I’d like to premiere his video for “Song For Judy.” His album had it’s debut on Paste Magazine’s website. A step down today, for sure, but I’m thrilled that he asked me. If you don’t know Harmsen, he had his hand in a couple of my favorite albums last year. His own release … Continue reading H.D. Harmsen-Song For Judy (Video Premiere)

EXCLUSIVE: New Single From The Lonelyhearts

Today we’re debuting a track from The Lonelyhearts new record Years In The Great Interior, and I couldn’t be more excited for you all to hear it. I’ve been listening to the record for about a week or so now, and it’s another great release from the folks at Maximum Ames Records. The first single, “Autumn Percussion,” was a fantastic introduction to the band if … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: New Single From The Lonelyhearts

Exclusive New Track From Bedroom Sons Upcoming EP

Over the past two years I’ve really enjoyed my time discovering new Chicago bands. One of my favorite finds has been Chris Dertz’s solo project, Bedroom Sons. Chris recently made the move from DeKalb to the big city to pursue music more seriously. In a couple days there will be a new Bedroom Sons EP to make us question why any of us even bother … Continue reading Exclusive New Track From Bedroom Sons Upcoming EP