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Sloth Hands “Vacation’s Over”

Folk/Punk Trio Sloth Hands released their first album, Vacation’s Over, in four years last week. This is the work of AJ Boucek (guitar, vocals, harmonica), Briana Certa: bass, backup vocals, and John Stenger (drums, backup vocals).

We are hearing elements of Mountain Goats and Paul Baribeau in these tracks that blend the humorous and serious.

   

Single Premiere: The Prime “Live On"

We are proud to be able to premiere the first single, “Live On”, from the forthcoming EP “Eternal Sky” (due out June 14th) from The Prime.

This is the Alt Rock of Andrew Delneky (Vocals/Guitar), Mike Koelling (Bass/Vocals), Will Moeller (Guitar/Vocals), and Bobby Shields (Drums/Keys/Vocals).

You can help The Prime celebrate the release of their EP on June 14th at Reggie’s.

   

Safari Room and Hari the Band play 05.31 at The Basement

Safari Room have pounded the musical pavement throughout 2019, releasing singles and live sessions, playing shows throughout the city, and working on new material. In June, they plan to trek through the Midwest to perform a handful of shows. But for now, Safari Room will stay in Nashville to play The Basement on May 31st. Hari the Band joins the bill; they too have kept busy throughout the year, planning to release an EP in June. Stay tuned for news about that. In the meantime, mark your calendars for May 31st and take a listen to Safari Room's latest single, "One Day Here", below. - Will Sisskind

   

New Son Step LP Available for Streaming & Purchase

Son Step's new LP, Fossilillies, recently dropped via Grind Select. A dichotomy of calculated and free-flow, synth-soaked instrumentation converges, allowing the well-honed vocals to flourish. Within a psych-pop vessel, one is engaged on a journey of personal discovery, which retains a bright, backend buoyancy, while exploring place & purpose. Supported by Great Time and Data, you can also join Son Step at their album release show on Thursday, June 6 at Johnny Brenda's, performing a rare four-piece set.

   

Side Hug @ Schubas (5/25)

Side Hug released their latest EP, "Wasted Summer", earlier this month. This is the Dream Pop band’s second EP and first since 2017.

Side Hug is the work of Allan Cardenas, Lyd Landor, Christian Ovalle, and Jonathan David Reyes. This EP is hazy, breezy, sleepy rock perfectly building for Chicago summer nights.

You can catch Side Hug at Schubas tomorrow, May 25th, with The Jungle Giants.