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OPTIONS is composed of Chicago multi-instrumentalist SETH ENGEL, who’s played in some pretty well-known local bands, like COASTER and LIFTED BELLS. For his solo project, which he’s been working on since 2008, ENGEL uses complicated musicianship to deliver sharp, catchy rock songs with an emo-pop kick.
BAD HEAVEN LTD is the current moniker of John Galm, formerly of Snowing, Street Smart Cyclist, Slow Warm Death and others. cool hell, Bad Heaven LTD's first album off Topshelf Records, was recorded entirely at John's Philadelphia home with his friends and roommates. It is a concise, lo-fi pop gem. Get ready for something truly tender, incredibly honest and downright real.
JODI is the work of Nick Levine, a founding member of Montclair, New Jersey’s up and coming indie-rock band PINEGROVE. Now transplanted in Chicago, JODI settles in with a debut album, Karaoke, via Sooper Records. Each song on JODI’s seminal release moves forward with a slow head nod. Featuring alt-country songwriting and breathy mood swings, it’s music you can feel inside and out.