Judson Clairborne's New Single

Chris Salveter (aka Judson Claiborne) surprisingly released a new single, “I Want My Undeveloped Pre Frontal Cortex Back”, last month. This is the first new music from the band since 2013’s We Have Not Doors You Need Not Keys.

Salveter did form a new band back in 2016, The Electric Breastpumps, and released a single, but has been silent since.

It’s unclear if this will lead to more music or not. Judson Claiborne was one of my personal favorites of last decade and it is just great to hear Chris’ voice again.


The Cool Kids "Ripple"

The Cool Kids dropped a new single called “Ripple” today. It’s a song about the future of the Strip Club economy if Cryptocurrency does take over as the world's perferred method of payment. “Takin’ BitCoin in the Strip Club” is just a great line, but who hasn’t wanted to make "noise with the Litecoin"?

You can catch The Cool Kids at Temperance Beer in Evanston with Slick Rick on July 21st.


Jean Deaux "Energy"

Jean Deaux released a new single this week called “Energy”. This is the first single from her upcoming debut EP which is due out later this summer. “Energy” was produced by UK’s ROMderful and follows last month's single “SSN (They Say)”. Jean is currently on tour with SABA.


Circuit des Yeux "Brainshift" (Live)

Circuit des Yeux released a stunning acoustic video of her performing “Brainshift” for Line of Best Fit. This is the title track from her 2017 LP, Reaching For Indigo.

Circuit des Yeux will be performing at Pitchfork Music Festival on July 21st.


Maps & Atlases "Ringing Bell"

Maps & Atlases announced last month that they were returning with a new LP called Lightlessness Is Nothing New. The album, their first since 2012, will be released on June 1st via Barsuk Records and is their first album without Erin Elders.

Below is the lyric video for the LP’s second single “Ringing Bell” and the first single “Fall Apart”.

You can catch Maps & Atlases at Lincoln Hall on June 28th with Prism Tats.