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Noname "Blaxploitation" Video

Noname has released a video for the latest single, “Blaxploitation”, from her recently released LP, Room 25. This is her first ever music video and it is a fantastic debut.

Noname will be kicking off her North American tour with three shows at Thalia Hall on December 29th, 30th, and the 31st.

   

Tom Schraeder & His Ego "Aim Higher"

Tom Schraeder & His Ego have released a new album called Aim Higher. This is their first album since 2015’s Gush, and first with the talented Kate Adams of Mending. She makes her presence felt through the album, but really standouts on “Wearing and Faded”.

Schraeder is currently touring Japan and will hopefully bring this album to stage in Chicago when he returns.

   

Rookie “I Can’t Have You But I Want You”

Rookie has released a new single called “I Can’t Have You But I Want You”. This is the band’s third single of 2018, a year which saw them them burst onto the scene with the classic look and sound.

   

Boye

Boye is the indie rock project of Michael Theriault. They are preparing to release their debut album, Harbinger, on December 9th. Below is the video for the album’s first single “Rolled-Up Sleeves”, and the album’s latest single, “Oh Boy”.

   

Jimmy Whispers @ Hungry Brain (12/21 & 12/22)

Jimmy Whispers has announced that he will be returning home for two shows at Hungry Brain this Holiday season. He will be bringing his full five piece band from LA, and will be performing songs from his forthcoming new album.

Whispers has been pretty silent since the release of his debut album, Summer In Pain, back in 2015. It will be a great opportunity hear direction his new album, and life in LA is taking his sound. Below is a fun accapela video that was recorded in Berlin back in 2016 and features Jimmy performing a song about “Humboldt Park”.

You can catch Jimmy Whispers on December 21st at Hungry Brain with The Lemons and Sports Boyfriend, and on December 22nd with, a yet to be announced, “very special surprise guest”.