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Love Story In Blood Red

This ep was released by Rock Proper last month and features one of my favorite weekend songs. "What So Special" perfectly captures that lazy feeling you get when you know it is ok to relax, but you still feel like you should be doing something. Love Story In Blood Red is mainly the work of Jason Frederick and these song span over a decade in time., but still feel fresh and inspired.

You can down the entire ep "Hot Cha" from Love Story In Blood Red and Rock Proper here.


Heavy Ghost "Ten Thousand Years"

I am loving the textures and layers that fill the debut ep, Ten Thousand Years, from Heavy Ghost. The band is the latest edition in Chicago's push to rule the new psych-rock movement. However, Heavy Ghost pushes further into electronic and dance impulses. They are drawing comparisons to Boards of Canada mainly for the track below and I can't argue. As you get further into the ep you find the band has several different flavors and sounds and all of them are solid and complex. With both Jonathon Freund and Caden Moore signing on different tracks the band can tackle any number of sounds, and the two play off of each other perfectly.

Ten Thousand Years can be found here for name-your-own-price.


Scattered Trees Video Contest Winner

Scattered Trees have announced the winner of their video contest from the track "Four Days Straight". The winning video was directed by Markus Kneer. The contest was run by Consquence of Sound and the band's label Roll Call.

Scattered Trees will be celebrating the release of their album Sympathy at Schubas on April 30th.


Blane Fonda Video and Call for Support

Blane Fonda has launch a campaign to fund their debut full-length album through Kickstarter. The campaign is accompanied by great animated video that tells the story of Blane Fonda.

The band is performing on April 23rd at Ricochet's for Paper Machete.


Last Minute Plans: The Bright White @ Beat Kitchen

If you are looking for something to do tonight I would recommend check out The Bright White at Beat Kitchen. The band released their debut ep, Until Then, back in February and has been drawing comparisons to Oasis, The Killers, and other mega bands ever since. They very much have the feel of a band about to take off.

The Bright White is playing tonight, 4/13, at Beat Kitchen with Skybombers and La Scala. The show starts at 8pm and tickets are $10.


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