Sunday, June 29, 2008

The Interiors - Debut Album Out Now!

Chicago rock trio The Interiors dropped their self-titled debut full-length via 54-40 Or Fight! Records on June 17th and we it's been on near constant spin here at the SWR lair.

The band (Chase Duncan - vox/guitar, Collin Jordan - bass and Brian Lubinsky - drums) kicks out a fierce rhythm, at times pounding - at times syncopated, that's backed with some killer guitar licks, great rock vocals and Americana-style songwriting.

There's nothing fancy or over-produced about what these guys do. They stick to the rock and roll basics and keep it simple and stripped down favoring a strong musical through line and infectious grooves over glitz and glam.

And, if that isn't enough to make you buy the record . . . prepare to go "Ooowww!" . . . guitar player Chase had to have half an inch of his left index finger amputated after those nasty Chicago winds slammed a steel door shut on his hand just one day after they signed their record deal.

Mr. Duncan has made a full recovery since then and that makes us want to do our happy dance (We'd post a video of it but since it looks something like Elaine dancing on Seinfeld we'll spare your eyes.)

The Interiors are currently on the road so go do that ticket thing . . .

Tour Dates:

Thu Jul 10, 2008 Melody Inn Indianapolis,IN
Fri Jul 11, 2008 Peach's Bar + Grill Yellow Springs,OH
Thu Jul 17, 2008 Davey's Uptown Ramblers Kansas City, MO
Fri Jul 18, 2008 Vaudeville Mews Des Moines, IA
Thu Jul 31, 2008 The Modern Exchange Detroit,MI
Fri Aug 01, 2008 Canal Street Tavern Dayton,OH
Sat Aug 02, 2008 Southgate House Newport,KY
Sun Aug 03, 2008 The Red And The Black Washington,DC
Mon Aug 04, 2008 The Knitting Factory New York, NY
Tue Aug 05, 2008 The Court Tavern New Brunswick, NJ
Wed Aug 06, 2008 Church Boston, MA
Thu Aug 07, 2008 Millcreek Tavern Philadelphia, PA
Fri Aug 08, 2008 Now That's Class Cleveland, OH
Sat Aug 09, 2008 Rock Room Pittsburgh, PA
Fri Aug 29, 2008 The Frequency Madison, WI
Sat Sep 27, 2008 The Red And The Black Washington,DC

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