Walking Bicycles Are Back!

After a five year gap from their last album until now, Chicago based group Walking Bicycles are ready to release some new music to the world. Their first single in awhile, “Fat Cat”, shows a band full of energy and passion as they slam through four minutes of powerful psych tinged rock music. If you’re into a bands like Screaming Females or even Ty Segall, then this will be your jam of the day. Check it out below.

Walking Bicycles will release new album Chooch on April 26th via Highwheel Records. Pre-orders are up now.

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Delightful New Tune From Archawah

image3-620x478Some of you may know Chris Archibald for his work as the lead singer of indie pop veteran group Illinois.  I was always a fan of the group so you can imagine I was excited to hear about the new of Chris stepping out on his own as a solo artist under the moniker Archawah.  As a preview of his new project, we are all treated with this new track “Silvermoon”.  I knew I was going to enjoy this before even pressing play, and of course it’s a subtle beauty.  Stay tuned as we get more information on this new project.

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Illinois On Daytrotter

illinoisSo here’s our obligatory Daytrotter post of the week… The always stellar live music website just posted a session by Pennsylvannia band Illinois that we’ve been enjoying. We caught this band during SXSW a couple years ago and sort of forgot about them until now.  Check out the 4 song session now or listen to “Are You Coming With Me?” below.

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Download: Illinois – Are You Coming With Me [MP3]