Support Trans Rights!

trans-fundraiser-600-7Head over to our Bandcamp page and buy some tunes! Today Bandcamp is donating 100% of their profits to Transgender Law Center. We are proud to stand with Bandcamp in supporting the rights of transgender people!

New video with EVERYTHING IS TERRIBLE

We spent some time in LA, lost our minds, and left with this video. Whoooooa! Thanks EIT!

Steve Earle

It was rad to play with Steve Earle in Chicago last week. I was like, “Can I take a picture with you, is that lame?” He was like, “No man, it’s totally cool, I have a picture of me with Willie Nelson in my phone right now.”  Looking forward to crossing paths again…
Al with Steve

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In the Woods – Barn Session

In the Woods Festival in the UK is an enchanted confluence of musicians, sculpture, video installation, camping, and community meals. We were so stoked to be part of its 10th anniversary! Thanks to Hinako, Joel, and Gus from alt-J for inviting us into this special community of beautiful creative music lovers! Here’s us ripping Pennsylvania Turnpike in a Barn Session.

 

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Winter Slumber 2017

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It’s time for our annual Winter residency at the Empty Bottle in Chicago! 5 years running this is one of our favorite traditions!

 


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Year End Press Round Up!

Got a bunch of nice press this year. Thought we’d look back on some kind words…


Chicago Reader

Al Scorch Chicago Reader Roots Music ArticleAl Scorch plays the banjo like he knows the most scenic spots on the Appalachian Trail”

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PopMatters
Al Scorch Pop Matters Banjo Country Music“At the same time, you know he lives in a time once graced by Jason Molina. Al Scorch has some of that purity about him, sounding like a soul too fragile for the weight of this world.”

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The Onion A.V. Club

Al Scorch debut AV Onion News Banjo Music FolkFor years, Chicago-based musician Al Scorch has been the living embodiment of how punk’s spirit has crossed over into other genres of music.”

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All Music

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Brooklyn Vegan

Al Scorch Brooklyn Vegan Punk Bluegrass Article AlbumChicago singer/songwriter Al Scorch has a sound influenced by old timey country and bluegrass but also raw driving punk. It sometimes sounds like a more bluegrass version of Neutral Milk Hotel.”

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Circle Round The Signs

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  1. Pennsylvania
  2. Turnpike
  3. Lost At Sea
  4. Everybody Out
  5. Insomnia
  6. Lonesome Low
  7. Want One
  8. City Lullaby
  9. Slipknot
  10. Poverty Draft
  11. Love After Death

 

 

 

 

Cover art by the immensely talented native Chicagoan Damarak the Destroyer! 

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Stream “Lost at Sea” at Brooklyn Vegan!

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Listen to “Lost at Sea” from Circle Round the Signs over at Brooklyn Vegan!

Pre order Circle Round the Signs (LP/CD/digital) from the good folks at Bloodshot Records! Out May 13!


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