Smith Westerns new album opens with the peppy & optimistic track, Weekend. The musical maturity of this Chicago four-piece causes many casual listeners to assume they’re an older group; yet they range between 18-20 years old. Imagine if everyone’s skills were realized before they were legally allowed to drink! I know I’d be thankful to have a few productive years from my teens back!
Our friends at The Joneses have just released some snapback caps that carry the same bold and simplistic style that defines their brand. Available at Niche in Charlotte and St. Alfred in Chicago. Roadtrip anyone?
North Carolina’s, Stranger Day, brings us a new track in collaboration with Chicago’s British Knights. I’m a huge fan of this song and his new visual identity. Check out that Padre’s inspired SD! I’m looking forward to hearing more from this project (if there is anything else to hear). It’s always encouraging to see a friend put themselves out there in a major way.
Word on the street is that Stranger Day might be making an ATL appearance very soon…
Show your support and send ATL’s finest to Lollapalooza. Right now, Rob Wonder is sitting at #3 on the list. All he needs is a few more people to sign up and vote. If he wins, everyone will drink for FREE at El Bar on a special night with Klever. All you have to do is leave a comment on his profile page after voting and you’ll be on the list!
Rob Wonder remixed Passion Pit‘s The Reeling for Lollapalooza’s Last Band Standing contest. The artist with the most fan votes will be invited to play the festival in Chicago’s Grant Park this summer.
Rob asked us to put together some cover art for the track and he uploaded it to his contestant profile here. Please go to the following link to hear the track and take 2 minutes to vote for him. You can vote once a day, until the contest ends on the 20th, so make sure you do the right thing to send some ATL steeze up to Chicago. You know he’s gonna show the world how to hold it down Atlanta style…
If you’re one of those people that’s always talking about how “Atlanta needs to come together, work together and get on the national radar some more”, you need to do your part right now. Rob will represent.
David Stern’s pocketbook has been hurting ever since MJ decided to call it quits. Which explains why the NBA has been full of undeserving players being put on pedestals for years since. That explains the moronic foul calls and the reason why 20-somethings worldwide long for “back in the day”. MJ is the greatest. Hands down. Lebron, take notes… btw, having Shaq on your team isn’t gonna help either.
Recently, our buddy Aaron with The Joneses let us delve into his back stock of items from seasons past. We’re stoked on finally scoring the gear we previously missed out on. I’ve been chatting with Aaron a lot lately about his line, our line, his plans for the future, and his Spring/Summer releases which will be debuting in Charlotte on April 17th at Niche.
We’ve also been slowly discussing a The Joneses x PROCESS collaboration… more details to come once we decide what we want to do!