Entries tagged with: Schubas
TEEN are gearing up for the release of their second album, called The Way and Color, which is due out on April 22 via Carpark Records. You've already heard the LP's lead single "Not For Long" and they've just recently shared the soulful tune "Tied Up Tied Down." Both tracks are available to stream at the bottom of this post. Preorder a copy of The Way and Color via Carpark's webstore.
TEEN are currently on tour with Phantogram, and the pair will tag Chicago for a sold-out show at the Riviera Theatre on April 10. They've also got a handful of their own dates after that tour wraps up, including a performance at Schubas on May 10. Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale this Friday (4/11) at noon CST.
All TEEN dates and those song streams lie after the jump...
Chicago rapper // producer Jeremiah Jae is gearing up for the release of his new mixtape, Good Times, which is due out later this year via Warp Records. It follows his Warp debut Bad Jokes, and you can take a listen to "Survival" and the just-released "Mountain Rise" at the bottom of this post. "Survival" features a verse from fellow Chicagoan Oliver the 2nd, who also produced "Mountain Rise" and appears on Bad Jokes.
Jeremiah has a European tour coming up, but will be playing a couple of US shows ahead of it. He'll do NYC tonight (4/2), and a hometown show at Schubas on April 8 with Rone. Advance tickets are still available.
All Jeremiah Jae dates and those song streams lie after the jump...
Jessy Lanza @ BV-SXSW 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
Ontario singer/producer Jessy Lanza welcomed her most recent effort, Pull My Hair Back, in September of 2013 via Hyperdub. After an appearance at SXSW 2014, Lanza has announced a spring North American tour. That tour includes a performance at Schubas on May 8, and tickets are on sale now.
All Jessy Lanza dates and a video lie after the jump...
Landmarks @ Empty Bottle in February (more by Dominick Mastrangelo)
In late-January, we told you that Chicago shoegaze purveyors Landmarks were putting the finishing touches on a new EP. That eponymous EP has now arrived and is available to stream in this post. The seven-track effort includes new versions of previously released tunes "Cuscutta" and "Amboy Road" with five new songs. A teaser clip for the EP can also be found below.
A stream of their new EP and that teaser clip lie after the jump...
Tweens @ BV-SXSW 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
Cincinnati three-piece Tweens, who are fresh off an appearance at BV-SXSW, are gearing up for the release of their self-titled debut LP, which is due to hit stores on April 8 via Frenchkiss Records. Leading up to it, they've let the tightly-wound bubblegum offering "Be Mean" and the chugging number "Forever" fly, both of which are available to stream in this post.
Tweens will be embarking on a spring North American tour in support of their new LP at the start of April. That tour includes a performance at Schubas on April 10 with Jaill, and tickets are on sale now.
All Tweens dates and those song streams lie after the jump...
Today, Mary Timony's Ex Hex welcome their debut 7" via Merge Records. It's A-side, "Hot and Cold," has received a visual accompaniment by way of director Lara Gallagher, and features Timony having an off-kilter meal with Ian Svenonius (Nation of Ulysses, the Make-Up, Chain and the Gang). You can check out the clip at the bottom of this post.
Ex Hex's current North American tour (they also played a BV day party at SXSW) sees them in Chicago tonight (3/18) for a performance at Schubas with Priests and Blizzard Babies. Advance tickets are still available.
All Ex Hex dates and their new video lie after the jump...
London-based art pop songstress Lyla Foy--formerly known as WALL--welcomes her debut album, Mirrors the Sky, today (3/18) via Sub Pop Records. The LP is streaming via Spotify // Rdio, and she's also made a video for its catchy lead single "Feather Tongue" which you'll find at the bottom of this post.
All Lyla Foy dates and that new video lie after the jump...
Nathaniel Rateliff @ BV-CMJ 2009 (more by Tim Griffin)
Golden-voiced Denver folkie Nathaniel Rateliff dropped off his latest effort, Falling Faster Than You Can Run, towards the end of 2013. The album's getting an official US release on April 1, and Nathaniel and co. will be embarking on a North American tour in support of it. That tour includes a performance at Schubas on May 1, and ticketing information for the Chicago show is forthcoming. Check Schubas' concert calendar for updates.
All Nathaniel Rateliff dates and a complete stream of Falling Faster Than You Can Run lie after the jump...
Morrissey @ BAM, January 2013 (more by Dana (Distortion) Yavin)
Split Single @ Metro during TNK 2014 (more by Jeff Ryan)
As discussed, Split Single is the project of Jason Narducy (Verbow, Bob Mould Band, ex-Telekinesis, etc.) with Britt Daniel (Spoon, Divine Fits) on bass and Jon Wurster (Superchunk, Mountain Goats, Bob Mould Band) on drums. The trio entered the studio in the summer of 2012 to track a full-length album, which we now know is called Fragmented World and is due out on April 1. You can take a listen to "Waiting For The Sun," "Monolith," and "The Last Goodbye" from the LP at the bottom of this post. Cover art and tracklisting for Fragmented World can also be found below.
Narducy has been playing shows as Split Single, without Daniel and Wurster, and will continue to do so this spring. His touring bandmates for appearances at SXSW 2014 and a record release show at Schubas on April 5 (tickets) include Tim Remis and Ben Trokan (Reigning Sound).
Album info. for Fragmented World and those song streams lie after the jump...
Solids at BV M for Montreal show in 2013 (more by Maximillian G. San Juan)
Montreal duo Solids welcomed their fuzzed-out debut LP, Blame Confusion, last year in their home country and will be giving it a US release on February 18 via Fat Possum. The album is currently streaming via Pitchfork Advance and you can also take a listen to its lead single "Traces" at the bottom of this post; think Dinosaur Jr./Superchunk/Metz as a two-piece.
Solids will be embarking on a North American tour in support of Blame Confusion later this month. That tour includes a performance at Schubas on February 23 with support from Pink Frost. Advance tickets for the Chicago show are still available.
All Solids dates and a stream of "Traces" lie after the jump...
Landmarks @ Schubas during TNK 2014 (photo by Shelby Hodge)
Shoegaze-y Chicago indie rockers Landmarks have been picking up steam since the release of last year's Cuscutta 7". You may have caught them opening for Crystal Stilts, Real Estate, or more recently San Fermin/The Luyas/Ryley Walker as part of TNK 2014. The quintet are currently putting the final touches on an EP, which was--like their debut 7"--recorded at Logan Square's The Public House and should be out later this year.
Landmarks also have some upcoming shows on the horizon. They'll first join Courtney Barnett at the Empty Bottle on February 18. Radar Eyes are also on the bill, and advance tickets are still available. We already told you about their show at the Double Door on March 1 with LA psych-rockers Dead Meadow (tickets), and they'll also be headlining Schubas on March 29 with support from J Fernandez (of Thin Hymns) and The Hecks. Tickets for that show are on sale now.
A stream of Landmarks' Cuscutta 7" can be found below...
photos by Milos Markicevic
Weekend at Schubas on 01.17.2014
Shoegaze-y post-punk trio Weekend toured through Chicago last week to headline a Tomorrow Never Knows 2014 performance at Schubas on Friday night (1/17). Support on that show came from Bare Mutants, their heavy tourmates Nothing, and local dreampop outfit StarTropics, and we've got pictures and some video footage in this post.
After they polish off their current winter tour, Weekend will hit the road once again in March. Their spring stint includes another Chicago show at the Empty Bottle on April 5 and advance tickets are on sale now.
All Weekend dates and more pictures // some video footage from Schubas lie after the jump...
photos by Zach Pollack
Jim Jones Revue // Minor Characters at Schubas on 01.15.2014
Lincoln Hall and Schubas' annual winter festival Tomorrow Never Knows kicked off earlier this week with performances at a handful of venues throughout the city. UK rock 'n' roll band The Jim Jones Revue, local indie rockers Minor Characters, theatrical psych-pop outfit Diane Coffee, and blues rockers the Chicago Stone Lightning Band shared a bill on opening night (Wednesday, January 15) over at Schubas. We've got pictures plus some video footage from the show in this post.
Pictures and video footage from Wednesday night's show at Schubas lie after the jump...
New Year's Eve (December 31) is just around the corner... have you figured out what you're doing yet? There are a handful of great concerts and parties taking place in Chicago this year, from Death (the band) to Roky Erickson to Star Slinger to Girl Group Chicago, and many more. Check out your options below...
Oozing Wound, Magic Milk, Jimmy Whispers, and DJ Mike Lust will kick out the jams at the Empty Bottle. Advance tickets are still available and you could even return the following night for Everyone's Hungover, which is just like "Everyone's A DJ, but with multiple playlists from multiple humans and the company of all your buddies/plas/comrades/frenemies from all over this weird little community."
Speaking of veteran Chicago punks, The Lawrence Arms play Concord Music Hall with Masked Intruder, Downtown Struts, and Direct Hit! (tickets). TLA are gearing up for the release of their first full-length album in eight-years, titled Metropole, which is due out on January 28 via Epitaph. You can take a listen to the LP's lead single "You Are Here" at the bottom of this post.
And don't be an idiot--take the CTA (or a cab) out/home instead of driving drunk. CTA Penny Rides begin at 10PM on New Year's Eve and last until 4AM.
Public Service Broadcasting @ BV-CMJ 2013 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
UK duo Public Service Broadcasting welcomed their eccentric debut LP, Inform - Educate - Entertain, back in May (it also received a U.S. release in November). They've now released a special UK edition of the album that comes with a live DVD. You can check out footage of "Signal 30" live in London from the film at the bottom of this post.
PSB will be heading out on a 2014 North American tour, which includes a stop SXSW, in late-February. That tour includes a performance at Schubas on February 25. Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale this Friday (12/13) at noon CST.
All PSB dates and live footage of "Signal 30" lie after the jump...
Perfect Pussy @ 285 Kent in October (more by Amanda Hatfield)
Syracuse, NY-based noise punks Perfect Pussy have inked a deal with Captured Tracks, who will be releasing their debut full-length in early 2014. The outfit are currently on tour throughout North America, and will remain on the road through January. That tour includes a performance at Schubas on January 22 with locals Broken Prayer. Tickets for the Chicago show are on sale now.
Their forthcoming full-length follows this year's scorching I Have Lost All Desire For Feeling EP. They've since shared another track, called "Advance Upon the Real," which appears on the new Accidental Guest Recordings compilation, Beyond Inversion. You can take a listen to both releases at the bottom of this post.
All known Perfect Pussy dates and those song streams lie after the jump...
Jim Jones Revue @ Brooklyn's MHoW in 2011 (more by Dana (Distortion) Yavin)
As we've been telling you, Tomorrow Never Knows 2014 is set to take place from January 15-19 at Schubas, Lincoln Hall, Metro, Smart Bar, and the Hideout. In addition to the initial festival lineup of Darkside, Yuck, Weekend, Betty Who, John Newman, The Rural Alberta Advantage, James Adomian, Nikki Glaser, and Natasha Leggero, more acts have now been announced. That list of newly confirmed artists includes The Jim Jones Revue, Cayucas, San Fermin, Pink Frost, Landmarks, and Indians.
Here's the full festival lineup:
Into It. Over It. main man Evan Weiss got his start playing in bands like The Progress, Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right B A Start, Stay Ahead Of The Weather, and many others. Last month, he welcomed his second full-length as IIOI, called Intersections, via Triple Crown. It was recorded by Brian Deck (Modest Mouse, Califone, Iron & Wine, Owen) at Soma Electronic Music Studios, and serves as a solid follow-up to 2011's Proper. The album is helmed by bouncy single "Spinning Thread" and you can take a listen to the entire thing at the bottom of this post.
Before embarking on tours of Japan and Europe, Weiss will play a hometown show at Schubas this Friday (10/25) with support from great openers Dave Davison (Maps & Atlases) and Cloakroom (who we told you about earlier this year and suggested that you catch at CMJ). Advance tickets are still available.
Meanwhile, Weiss' other band--Their / They're / There with Owen and Matthew Frank--are gearing up for the release of their second EP, Analog Weekend, which is due out on December 10 via Polyvinyl // Topshelf. Get a feel for it by sampling "New Blood" below. T / T / T will play a record release show for Analog Weekend at Schubas on December 15 with Mansions. Advance tickets for the Chicago show are on sale now.
All IIOI & T / T / T dates and streams of Intersections and "New Blood" lie after the jump...
As discussed, Schubas and Lincoln Hall's annual Tomorrow Never Knows Festival is slated to take place from January 15-19 in 2014. Shows will also be taking place at Metro, Smart Bar, the Hideout, and The Athenaeum Theatre, and they've now shared their initial lineup. That lineup includes Darkside, Yuck, Weekend, Betty Who, John Newman, The Rural Alberta Advantage, and comedians James Adomian, Nikki Glaser, and Natasha Leggero. Early Bird five-day passes are long sold-out, but hang in there for additional ticketing information.
We do know that Darkside will be playing Metro on January 17 as park of TNK 2014, and advance tickets for just that show are on sale now.
All other festival information is forthcoming. The current TNK 2014 lineup is below...
As discussed, Schubas and Lincoln Hall's annual Tomorrow Never Knows Festival is slated to take place from January 15-19 in 2014. Shows will also be held at Metro, Smart Bar, the Hideout, and The Athenaeum Theatre. Early Bird five-day passes ($75) for the winter fest are on sale now. They'll get you into every show if you're of age (Hideout and Smart Bar are 21+).
All other TNK 2014 info. is forthcoming.
Sebadoh @ Bowery Ballroom, Aug. 2012 (more by Bryan Bruchman)
As seen on BrooklynVegan, Sebadoh are slated to release their first new album in 13-years, titled Defend Yourself, on September 17 via Joyful Noise. Take a listen to lead single "I Will" and check out a trailer for the LP at the bottom of this post. The trio have set up "Test Pressing Listening Parties" for Defend Yourself at 11 record stores across the country this Saturday (8/17). The Chicago location is Reckless Records' Wicker Park shop, where you'll be able to hear the record at noon CST. After the listening party, the test pressing will be awarded to a lucky fan. Pressings are signed by each band member and numbered out of 40.
Sebadoh will also be touring throughout North America this fall. That tour begins on the East Coast at the start of November and will tag Chicago for a performance at Schubas on November 10. Tickets go on sale this Friday (8/16) at noon CST.
All Sebadoh // "Test Pressing Listening Parties" dates, their new single, and LP trailer can be found after the jump...
Willis Earl Beal @ Cole's Bar, Feb. 2012 (more by Ben Rodig)
As discussed, Willis Earl Beal is slated to release the follow-up to last year's Acousmatic Sorcery, titled Nobody knows., on September 10 via Hot Charity/XL Recordings. You've already heard the album cuts "Too Dry to Cry" and "Everything unwinds." and the LP is up for preorder via XL's webstore. Both tracks are also available to stream at the bottom of this post.
Beal has a complete fall European tour mapped out and is beginning to announce some U.S. dates as well. One of his few U.S. dates is a record release show at Schubas on September 9. Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale this Friday (8/16) at noon CST.
All known WEB dates and those song streams are below...