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Secret Handshakes

Secret Handshakes

When I was in high school, yes it was a while ago, Q101’s local 101 was can’t miss radio. I would record (on to tape) every episode and insert these great Chicago bands into the mixtapes I would love to make for everyone. The song from Tub Ring that made many of my mixes was their cover of The Carpenters’ “Close To You” which appeared on their 1993 album Music From The Bathroom. It is still my favorite cover of that song to this day.

Well, Tub Ring is back with their first release in three years, Secret Handshakes. The album will be released on August 31st by The End Records, and it features fourteen new and energy packed tracks. The group recorded the 14-tracks on Secret Handshakes at Chicago's Electrical Audio and at keyboardist Rob Kleiner's own Studio Edison, with Kleiner doing double duty as producer.

Tub Ring will headline a special record release show on Saturday, August 28 at Subterranean.

Published: July 29, 2010 |

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