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Layla Frankel-Tame the Fox

Chicago singer-songwriter Layla Frankel has dropped her debut EP, Tame the Fox, a solid collection of literate, soulful folk-rock. Tame the Fox opens with “To Disregard,” a lyrically rich country-folk tune with some bluesy electric guitar. Frankel’s voice (which nods to Bonnie Raitt as a likely influence) is strong right out of the gate. “Tenderly”…

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Mailbag – May 1st, 2017

As always, we get a ton of mail from wonderful artists from around Chicago. Here’s some more great music that we got in the past few weeks! We hope you enjoy the songs! Please let us know which one is your favorite. The Lemons¬†– ¬†Hello, I’m Chris Twist Echo-y, rock vibe; Leave it to The…

Fauvely & Impulsive Hearts – Ohio

There’s something about Neil Young’s song Ohio that has really been striking a chord with musicians lately… We wonder what that could be. hmmmmm Here are the beautiful ladies of Fauvely & Impulsive Hearts doing a beautiful rendition of Young’s classic. Stronger Than Fear : A Compilation To Benefit The ACLU by Fourth Line Records

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The Thin Cherries – S/T

Chicago’s The Thin Cherries is the brainchild of scene vets Mark Lofgren (The Luck of Eden Hall) and Steven Delisi (Phenomenal Cat) and the pair, who share songwriting and vocal duties, bring years of experience to the table on the band’s self-titled debut. The album opens with the big drums and Echo & the Bunnymen-inspired…