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Em Spel "Names"

Flutist & Multi-Instrumentalist Em Spel has released the second single, "Names", from her forthcoming debut album, The Carillon Towers, which is due out on May 20th.

Spel, a member of Ensemble Dal Niente, enlisted the help several of the City's finest musicians including V.V. Lightbody, Katinka Kleijn, Eric Ridder and Matt Oliphant to help on this project.

You can catch Em Spel at Constellation Chicago on May 26th with Health&Beauty and Elenna Sindler.

Photo by Evan Jenkins


TAFOYA "Shadows"

TAFOYA has released the lead single "Shadows" from their forthcoming debut EP "Freedom" which is due out on June 17th.

This is the Rock trio fronted by guitarist Mike Tafoya who is joined by Craig Cederholm (Percussion-Vox) and Leslidiana F. Biocic (Bass-Vox).


The Looniest Toon "Can't Wake Up"

The now Chicago-based Psych Pop artist The Looniest Toon has released her first single of 2022 "Can't Wake Up".

This is the project of Rebecca (Bex) Gaspelin and the new single features Brandon Miller on bass and written at the start of Pandemic when she was living in New Orleans.


Glded "All Ready"

Glded (aka Ben Harper) has released a new single called "All Ready". This is the second single this year from the Singer/Songwriter this year along side "Huron St."

Harper blends Pop, Electronic, and Folk to create sound that is beautifully compelling.

You can catch Glded at the Hideout on May 14th with Joyfriend and Morgan Powers.


Imelda Marcos "Albularyo"

Experimental rock trio Imelda Marcos has released a new EP called "Albularyo". This is the first EP from Dave Cosejo and Matt Durso since adding vocalist Donna Diane (also of Djunah).

The group also released a video for the EP's first two tracks "forbidding gestures" and "year of contortion".

You can help Imelda Marcos celebrate the release of their EP on May 9th at Empty Bottle with Moritat and Courtesy. They will also be performing on June 10th at Empty Bliss.