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Schlotman’s New Single “Bang Bang” Hits Hard

We are pleased to debut the new single “Bang Bang” from Schlotman, off their upcoming album Animal Glamour (another success brought to you by Tiny Telephone Studios). Pair this bad boy with their other single, “7-11 Jesus,” and we’re pretty confident that 2019’s album will be on par with 2018’s Future and ‘17’s On a Rope. More like on a roll. Lucas Nevrla’s vocals are lovely as ever (somewhere between Jeff Buckley and Julian Casablancas) and though this track has a sadder feel than a lot of their other songs, we’re kept from crying by those winding melodic riffs, the warm reverberating hum, a taste of grunge and just a little psychedelic guitar. Lines like, “Baby blue, all I want is someone to do bad things to” get stuck in your head as much as the melodies. Tasteful mixing and mastering by Brandon Eggleston and Chris Hanzsek, respectively. We can’t wait to see them live, February 12th at The Gilman and stay tuned for that January 29th full album release. -Michelle Kicherer, Associate Editor

   

Andrew La Tona & the Nightshades - Experimental Prog-Rock hits Horseshoe 01.22

Genre-bending is one way to describe Andrew La Tona & the Nightshades but I would prefer to say genre-shattering. Listening to the track “Power & Prowess” from their latest record you can hear their pop/prog/rock influences but the drums have an electronic feel with just a dash of jazz as well. It’s a wild track that reminds me of some of the more experimental U2 songs out there. The Nightshades will be playing Nu Music Nite at the Horseshoe Tavern on January 22nd. – Kris Gies

   

Mike Maimone "Through The Changes"

Mike Maimone (of Mutts) has released a second single, “Through The Changes" and video from his 2018 EP, The High Hat Club. The beautiful shot video was directed by Nick Rush and blends found footage with images of Mike performing the introspective ballad.

You can catch Mike at Lincoln Hall on February 8th with Dassit and Bassel and the Supernaturals.

   

Krust Toons: "Snubbed Again!" by Tedd Hazard

Krust Toons: "Snubbed Again!" by Tedd Hazard - please feel free to drop him a line at teddandthehazards@gmail.com if you dig or have any funny ideas. You can also check out more of his illustrations and animation shorts HERE.

   

Conway @ Beat Kitchen (2/1)

Local Rock band, Conway, released two singles back in October, “Forbidden Fruit” and “Every Single Time”. These tracks were the band’s follow-up to their 2017 debut EP, “Last Chance To Dance”, and their first releases since adding Mitch De Biase (Backing vocals, Bass) and Austin Johnson (Drums).

Conway was founded by and is fronted by Aidan Hargis (Lead vocals, Guitar) and he is joined by Riley Allen (Backing vocals, Guitar, Synth) in addition to De Baise and Johnson.

You can catch Conway at Beat Kitchen on February 1st with Vyse and 20 Watt Tombstone.