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The Darling Suns

The Darling Suns have released their debut full-length album called Midnight Feelings. The band released the album two lead single, “Raspberry Homecoming” and “Loving You”, over the last couple of months and below is a live video of there DZ Records performance of “Raspberry Homecoming”.

This is the work of Robert Krause (Guitar/Lead Vocals), John Stenger (Guitar/Synth/Vocals), Lindsey Ward (Violin/Vocals), Sam Rorie (Bass) and Charlie Dresser (Drums/Percussio).

You can catch The Darling Suns at Subt (Downstairs) on August 17th with Sick Day and Morgan Powers.

   

Understudy “Sun Bleached Gauze”

Understudy has teamed up with Chicago Research to release a new collection of Lo-Fi, warped, dark Synth-Pop songs called “Sun Bleached Gauze”.

This is Understudy’s third album in as many year’s, but unlike previous album, this one is a accompanied by a volume of Understudy’s original visual art.

   

The Safes “It’s True”

The Safes have released a video for the latest single, “It’s True”, from their forthcoming album, Winning Combination, which is out September 7th via Action Weekend & Bickerton Records.

The Safes will be touring the East Coast in September and the Midwest throughout October and November. You can catch them at Beat Kitchen on November 27th. You can also catch them on August 9th at BuckleDown Brewery in Lyons with Bleach Party and Time Thieves.

   

Spark The Forest "The Practice of Learning from Past Mistakes"

Instrumental Rock duo Spark The Forest has released a video for the second single, "The Practice of Learning from Past Mistakes" from their recently release album, Growth In Erosion.

This is the cinematic rock of Ryan Nelson (Drums) and Anders Johanson (Guitar, keys, synth).

You can catch Spark The Forest at The House Pub in Saint Charles, IL on August 11th.

   

Mending "We Gathered at Wakerobin Hollow Chapter 07: Julia Alone"

It has been a year since the Ambient drone duo of Kate Adams and Joshua Dumas, known as Mending, released the first installment of their ambitious project We Gathered at Wakerobin Hollow. As we noted a year ago, this is a four hour, forty song, project that is being released in nine chapters.

The duo released "Chapter 7: Julia Alone” last week, and this chapter finds the character of Julia in Brooklyn corresponding with friends and experiencing the impact of a massive flood.