ISSUE #47 / february 14, 2019
NEW RELEASES WE MISSED:
Moes Anthill / Quitter / Moes Anthill , TOURBO
tiger rider / Tiger Rider / Tiger Rider
This trio out of Seattle shows that great indie rock doesn’t just come out of Chicago right now. Their self titled debut is as entertaining and challenging as they come.
No shows out of Seattle at the moment. We hope they hit the road this spring!
THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES:
Dakota / Here’s the 101 on How to Disappear / Sinnbus
Be Forest / Knocturne / WWNBB
Tunic / Complexion / Self Sabotage
Hajk / Drama / Jansen
Y La Bamba / Mujeres / Tender Loving Empire
The Hunches / Same New Thing / Almost Ready
Los Huaycos / Savage Monstrosities / Los Huaycos
Peruvian hardcore straight from the streets of Oakland. Named after the flooding in the Andes mountains Los Huaycos is in your face thrash punk and Savage Monstrosities is their fourth record under the name after members of 90’s Peruvian acts Asmerier and Metamorphosis joined forces.
No shows outside of California are on their slate.
Cass McCombs / Tip Of The Sphere / Anti
Matty Carlock / The Jailbirds / 115 Collective
Galactic / Already Ready Already / Tchoup-zilla , Thirty Tigers
Funk and soul out of New Orleans, Galactic has been a fixture in the jam and funk communities for years and on Already Ready Already they bring eight tunes of classic NOLA sounds, with plenty of guest vocalists.
They are on the George Clinton Farewell Tour coming to Aragon on may 31st. Tix are $59.50.
Ryan Lott / Pentaptych / Leroy Lott , This Is Meru
Hauschka / A Different Forest / Sony
The German pianist Volker Bertelmann performs under the moniker Hauschka and his latest effort A Different Forest is effocative and gorgeous.
No U.S. dates so far this year for Hauschka.
LCD Soundsystem / Electric Lady Sessions / Excelsior , Columbia
Alex Chilton / From Memphis to New Orleans / Bar None
Though he inspired thousands of musicians over the years, Alex Chilton never really got his due. Now Bar None is putting out some of his material posthumously with two records set to release early this year. The first is From Memphis to New Orleans; an album full of songs from his comeback in the mid 80’s. It’s worth checking out.
other notable releases
Elder Island / The Omnitone Collection / Elder Island
Elder Island is appearing at Schubas on March 19th. Tix are $12 ($14 doors)
Signor Benedick The Moor / Spirit Realm, Final / Deathbomb Arc
Sb the Moor is playing Empty Bottle this Friday Feb. 15th, opening for Milo. Tix are $15 ($17 doors)
HEALTH / Vol 4: Slaves Of Fear / Loma Vista , Concord
They are returning to Chicago on April 20th at Bottom Lounge. Tix are $20.
Talos / Far Out Dust / Talos , BMG
Talos is opening for Aurora at The Metro on March 1st. The show is sold out.
machineheart / People Change / machineheart , Nettwerk
Bottom Lounge is hosting machineheart on March 2nd opening for You Me At Six. Tix are $23.
Panda Bear / Buoys / Domino
He’s bringing his crazy act to Pitchfork’s Midwinter Fest this weekend. He is scheduled for the sold out Saturday night.