Featured Artist: Reuben Hollebon

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Chicago – After putting countless hours in the studio, London based folk singer Reuben Hollebon is set to release his debut album Terminal Nostalgia. His obsessive need to create music began with engineering the songs of other artists, such as Basement Jaxx and Courtney Barnett, and eventually led him to create his own music. Hollebon’s time, energy, and devotion has

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LANY: Soon To Be Your Latest Obsession

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Chicago – LA trio LANY creates catchy electro-pop with 80s vibes and hints of R&B. Catchy is perhaps an understatement; LANY is set to be your latest obsession! That is, unless you’ve already discovered the sexy, seductive tunes of LANY. Then you know and are in the know. When LANY first began releasing music online, in

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Featured Artist: Finish Ticket

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Chicago – San Francisco indie rock band Finish Ticket had a pretty great 2015. The five-piece released the EP When Night Becomes Day and hit the road with Twenty One Pilots, for two months, on the sold-out Blurryface Tour. 2016 is set to be just as amazing for the members of Finish Ticket. Vocalist Brendan Hoye, bassist

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Featured Artist: Wild Cub


Nashville quintet Wild Cub more than killed it at Seattle’s Capitol Hill Block Party. After months of listening to tracks of theirs on the radio (thank you, KEXP), the band has now officially impressed us just as much live as they have recorded — if not more so. Returning recently from Brooklyn, frontman Keegan Dewitt

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Featured Artist: Jagwar Ma


In the late ’80s, “Madchester” took its hold on the city of Manchester, England, capturing the ecstasy-laden hearts of Brits everywhere with its groove-focused, psychedelic strain of dance rock. The scene produced such acts as The Stone Roses, Happy Mondays and now–two decades later–an upstart Aussie outfit called Jagwar Ma.    Formed in late 2011,

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Featured Artist: The Blank Tapes


  Remember Belle and Sebastian and the ’60s and San Francisco coffee houses? Remember fading out into evocative music sensibilities and not questioning the source but grooving in the synchronicity of craft and maker? Interested in being taken back to that labyrinth? Look no further than the likes of The Blank Tapes.  The California trio

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