I hope you guys have had a chance to check out the spring mix. If not - I'll post it below, this time complete with a download link. While you guys are checking that out - I wanted to make a note about a few artists who appear on that mix, all of whom I've had the pleasure to see live in the last few days. If you dug (or dig) their tracks on the mix, here's a bit of a follow-up.
Hey Marseilles are currently touring in support of their sophomore album 'Lines We Trace' which is absolutely magical. Their song 'Tides' appears on the mix, and check out this video of 'Heart Beats' to get a taste of how truly awesome they are.
Mike Clark is a phenomenal talent from Colorado. He's playing 4/4 in Chicago at the Sol Cafe in Rogers Park. Don't be dumb. Be there. Check out this video from his recent chapel session with Fuel/Friends - then go download it for free!
Jeremy Quentin, who performs under the moniker Small Houses, writes the kind of songs that creep into your heart, and your head, and hold you blissfully hostage. He'll be back in Chicago this summer, and his new album 'Exactly Where You Wanted to Be' is one of the best of the year so far. Listen to this, then go buy it. Trust me. Also, watch the rest of this room 125 session when you have a chance.
Last but not least, Hoots and Hellmouth, fronted by Sean Hoots, who is currently doing a solo tour with Small Houses, released a phenomenal album last year, and you should check out what they're up to. I have a lot of love for the music they're putting out.
And, as promised - one more link to the Spring Mix, which has a song from each of these bands/artists. Listen, download, enjoy!
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Download - http://db.tt/pHp5S9Cq