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Great Deceivers album release at Empty Bottle (1/19)

Great Deceivers have released the first single, “Checked Out Forever”, from their forthcoming LP, In Spirit. This is the band’s follow-up to 2017’s Some, and it will be officially released on January 19th.

This is the throwback Indie Rock sounds of Seth Engel (Drums), Russell Harrison (Vocals/Guitar), Ben Rudolph (Bass/Vocals), and Max Green (Guitar/Vocals).

You can help Great Deceivers celebrate the release on January 19th at Empty Bottle with Floatie, Spritis Having Fun, and Grandkids.



Noiseferatu is the project of bedroom pop producer A.J. Hubbard. He released his debut album, You Must Get Discouraged!, on New Year’s Eve.

The album is filled with sadness, struggle, lo-fi beauty, and several surprising samples. On “What’s So Heavy?” Hubbard samples and alters “Quiet Storm” by Smokey Robinson. It adds an electronic element to what is primarily an acoustic album.


Flying Potion

Flying Potion released their self-titled debut album on January 1st. This is the Psych Rock band that has been together since 2015 and is fronted by the pedal steel playing Jam Cornelius. He is joined by Ross Tasch (bass), Joel Cornelius (drums), and Drew Suarez (guitar).

The album blends elements of Psych Rock with touch of Jam Band and the always present twang the pedal steel brings to the mix.


Family Vacation

Family Vacation has released their debut full-length album, America. This light-hearted indie rock that will make you smile and, depending on your age, feel a little nostalgic for your early twenties.

This is the work Libertyville friends Jake Chatfield, Max Niemann, Bob Crandell, Alex Niemann, and Pete Cimbalo.


Smashed Plastic Pressing Grand Opening February 2nd

Smashed Plastic is a new vinyl pressing plant located at 4200 W. Diversey, and run by Stephen Polutnik, John Lombardo, and Andy Weber. They are kicking off their business in style with a Grand Opening event on February 2nd that will feature a diverse line-up that includes Bleach Party, Diagonal, Lawerence Peters Outfit and Serengeti.

Smashed will be the first vinyl pressing plant in Chicago in nearly 40 years, and hope to create a path for Chicago band’s, and artist’s from around the country, to get their music out in the beloved vinyl format. The plant will be utilizing a fairly new type of technology for making this vintage format, the Steamless WarmTone vinyl press. You can read more about the technique and Smashed Plastic here.


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