Dexter Anodyne: “Three Leaf Clover”

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Dexter Anodyne is BACK with a brand new song and a brand new video for that song. The song is called “Three Leaf Clover” and you can check out the song and video on the youtube player embedded below.

Here’s my new songgg♥️ Thanks for listening! ))

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Dexter released her debut solo album, Weeping Venus last year. She also performs with the full band “Greenhouse Opera.”

New Arrivals This Week At Dumb Records


Welcome to another week, and WOW, apparently this is our LAST WEEK IN QUARANTINE!!! Can you believe it?!? That’s right, next week starting Monday (June 1st) and all throughout June, we are going to open back up with limited hours from 12:00 to 6:00 pm everyday, with some restrictions as our state moves forward to “phase 3”. We have still been consistently putting out more inventory onto our shelves throughout all of this, and this week is no exception, with more new and used LPs and CDs coming through. Most of this is available on our online discogs store. Throughout June we plan on stopping our “Deals of the Day” but we will still offer online sales with free local delivery through our discogs page, so keep checking that! Alright, here we go!

New LPs
Beyonce – Lemonade
Desmond Dekker – You Can Get It If You Really Want
Lido Pimienta – Miss Columbia
Moses Sumney – Grae
Red Sweater Lullaby – Run Club
Sun Ra & His Orchestra – The Futuristic Sounds of Sun Ra

Used LPs
Animal Rights – Jellyfish Kiss
Antioch Arrow – Gems of Masochism
Bill Conti – F.I.S.T. Soundtrack
Boby Bare – The Very Best of Bobby Bare
Brave Combo – Polkatharsis
Carlie Christian – The Genius Of The Electric Guitar
Chet Atkins – At Home
Christopher Cross Band – Christopher Cross Band
Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando – New Ragtime Follies
Dickey Betts – Atlanta’s Burning Down
George Jones – Country Music
The Gerry Mulligan Quartet – What Is There To Say?
House of Schock – House of Schock
Hüsker Dü – Zen Arcade
The Larries – Down At The Diner
Loggins & Messina – Mother Lode
Lone Justice – Shelter
Lynn Anderson – Lynn Anderson
Lynn Anderson – Memories And Desires
The Norman Luboff Choir – Songs of Christmas
Peter Baumann – Daytime Logic
Ronnie Laws – Friends And Strangers
The Searchers – Hear! Hear!
The Searchers – Love’s Melodies
She’s Having A Baby – Original Soundtrack
Slim Jackson – Square Dance Party
Snake Nation – Snake Nation
Starkweather – This Sheltering Night
The Spencer Davis Group – Gimme Some Lovin’
Stuff – Stuff It!
Van Dyke Parks – Discover America
Various – Tampa Smokes II
Various – Wings of Sound
Wanda Wilkomirska – Aram Khachaturian Violin Concerto
Xibalba / Suburban Scum – Split 12”

12” Singles
D.C. And Company – The House Is Rockin’ / She’s Gone
E-40 – Sprinkle Me
Gucci D. Don’t Bite The Dust
Romeo Rich – Somethin’ For Everybody

New + Used CDs
Ace of Base – Cruel Summer
Alanis Morissette – MTV Unplugged
Antonio Carlos Jobim – The Girl From Ipanema
Avail – 4am Friday
Barbra Streisand – A Collection
Barbra Streisand – Memories
Ben Folds – Rockin’ The Suburbs
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy – This Beautiful Life
Big Head Todd And The Monsters – Strategem
Bob James – Obsession
Bob James – Morning, Noon & Night
Brad Paisley – Mud On The Tires
Brad Paisley – Part II
Celine Dion – A New Day Has Come
Celine Dion – 1 Fille & 4 Types
Charlie Robinson – Step Right Up
Clannad – Live In Concert
Clannad – Lore
Collin Raye – All I Can Be
Dokken – Erase The Slate
Dokken – Yesterday & Today
Edie Brickell & New Bohemians – Ultimate Collection
Fleetwood Mac – The Dance
The Gene Harris Quartet – Funky Gene’s
Hilary Stagg – Feather Light
Hootie & The Blowfish – Fairweather Johnson
Izit – Imaginary Man
James Hardway – A Positive Sweat
Jamie O’Neal – Shiver
Jet – Get Born
Jim Brickman – Picture This
Joe Henderson – Double Rainbow
Joe Henderson – So Near, So Far
Julie Reeves – It’s About Time
K.T. Oslin – Songs From An Aging Sex Bomb
Lorrie Morgan – Greatest Hits
Mariah Carey – Music Box
Martina McBride – Martina
Meredith Brooks – Blurring The Edges
Meredith Brooks – Deconstruction
Michael Bolton – Timeless: The Classics Vol. 2
Molly Hatchet – No Guts… No Glory
Molly Hatchet – Greatest Hits
Motley Crue – Crucial Crue Sampler
Mr. Big – Lean Into It
Natalie Cole – Ask A Woman Who Knows
Oak Ridge Boys – Greatest Hits
Oasis – Definitely Maybe
Paul Hardcastle – Jazzmasters I
Quincy Jones – Ultimate Collection
Sarah Brightman – Dive
Sarah Brightman – A Whiter Shade of Pale
Scott Hamilton – Jazz Signatures
Tim McGraw – All I Want
Tim Rushlow – Tim Rushlow
Van Halen – 1984
Warrant – Cherry Pie
ZZ Top – Afterburner
ZZ Top – Antenna
9 1/2 Weeks – Original Soundtrack

Flunkie: “Pure Optimist”


Here’s some music news that isn’t exactly local music news anymore – the solo artist “Flunkie” is formerly from Springfield but recently re-located to the Chicago area. This week she has debuted her newest release, Pure Optimist, 8 tracks and looks like there is a physical format for this one of some pretty nifty looking cassettes. You can check that out streaming on the bandcamp player embedded below. Head over to Flunkie’s bandcamp page to purchase the download for the album or to purchase the cassette.

Looks like this one even made bandcamp’s “picks of the week”!

Dumb Records (Physical Store) Opening Back Up In June (Limited Hours)


Here is our big announcement to let you know that now that our state is moving on to “phase 3” from the looks of things on May 29th (one week from today) where non-essential businesses can open back up, we are choosing to open our physical doors back up on Monday, June 1st. We plan on operating for all of June on limited hours of noon – 6:00 pm at our location here downtown at 418 E. Monroe St. Along with re-opening for June, we are limiting the amount of people allowed in our space at once to five. Face masks are strongly recommended.

Starting June 1st, we will stop doing our regular “Deals-of-the-Day” featured deals so we can get back to focusing on the physical store. We will, however, still offer free local delivery on records or t-shirts purchased from us in advance through online. You can still find our discogs page active right here, and our storenvy site online right here.

As for shows, we definitely aren’t there yet. We can not project at what point we will be able to have live music again, and we are not scheduling any events at any point in the future still. If things go as planned and our state moves on to “phase 4” later this summer or in July, we have some other exciting projects to debut before we get to the point of being able to host live music again.


Adam Maletich: “Cumulonimbus”

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Local singer/songwriter Adam Maletich has released a brand new track as well as announced that he has a new album on the way.  The new track is called “Cumoulonimbus” and the upcoming album is called Turbulence. You can check out the track on the Youtube player embedded below, or head on over to Adam’s Youtube channel right here.

Adam released his last album Over The Edge a couple of years ago in 2018.

New Arrivals This Week at Dumb Records


It’s another week at Dumb Records, and we feel we are probably coming nearer and nearer to the time when we can open up our physical doors to the world once again. Until then, we are still cranking out new records to add to our online store on discogs, and also slinging t-shirts and more on our storenvy page. This week we bring you a few new and used LPs, and a handful of 12″ singles and new CDs. Maybe it’s slowed down for us a bit because we are trying to catch up on so many orders! And be sure to check out facebook page everyday for those sweet, sweet deals-of-the-day!

New LPs
Ben Folds Five – Songs For Silverman
Howlin’ Wolf – Howlin’ Wolf
Gentle Giant – Gentle Giant
John Coltrane – Coltrane
Misfits – Static Age
Mort Garson – Plantasia
Propagandhi – Failed States
Stan Getz & The Oscar Peterson Trio

Used LPs
Altan – Horse With A Heart
Bachman-Turner Overdrive – Bachman-Turner Overdrive
Bernay’s Propaganda – Bernay’s Propaganda
Bikini Gospel – Happy Squid
Brick Layer Cake – Eye For An Eye Tooth For A Tooth
Charlie Rich – Take Me
Charlie Rich – The Sun Story Vol. 2
Chet Atkins – Street Dreams
Chopper – 4play
The Dirt Band – An American Dream
Doris Day – Wonderful Day
Eric Clapton And His Band – Backless
Henry Gross – Release
Jan & Dean – The Very Best of Jan & Dean
Jessi Colter – Mirriam
John Stewart And Buffy Ford – Signals Through The Glass
Jose -Melis – Tonight
Kansas – Audio-Visions
Kansas – Monolith
Kill The Capulets – The Stranger
Larry Elgart – New Sounds At The Roosevelt
Lynn Anderson – Sings About Love
Melissa Manchester – Melissa
Miles Davis – In Person, Friday Night At The Blackhawk
The Mystic Moods Orchestra – Cosmic Force
Neil Sedaka – Steppin’ Out
Neil Young – Hawks & Doves
Night Ranger – Midnight Madness
Roger Miller – A Tender Look At Love
The Screaming Blue Messiahs – Totally Religious
The Searchers – Silver Searchers
The Searchers – PYE File Series
Sir John Barbirolli – Sibelius
Talking Heads – Naked
Todd Rundgren – Something/Anything

12” Singles
Dynas – Game Huntin’
Kid N’ Play – Funhouse (The House We Dance In)

New CDs
A*Teens – Teen Spirit
Big Head Todd And The Monsters – Sister Sweetly
Bob James – Restoration: The Best of Bob James
Celine Dion – 1 Fille & 4 Types
Frank Sinatra – Come Swing With Me!
Joe Henderson – Double Rainbow
Julie Reeves – It’s About Time
Mariah Carey – Glitter
Molly Hatchet – Kingdom of XII
Tim McGraw – All I Want

Local Drags: “TP”


We can all agree that these days the world needs more “TP.” Toilet Paper? Yes, maybe. But this “TP” that Local Drags is talking about today is Tom Petty. The local group, which is the project of Lanny Durbin, also of Starter Jackets, has just dropped a six-track release of Tom Petty covers. You can find that streaming on the player below. Also head on over to the Local Drags bandcamp page to download the songs at your own price.

Local Drags released a full length album of original material, Shit’s Lookin’ Up last year.

Activator Magazine / Crowdson Creative Present: Dexter Anodyne (Video Series)

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Activator Magazine has posted this month’s edition of their ongoing video series they have been putting together with Crowdson Creative. In the series artists perform some of their songs live on video, paired with video interviews. Check out the video embedded below, or right here on the Activator youtube channel.

Earlier videos Activator has also released as part of this series include last month with Bottom Bracket (right here), Vincent Sebastian right here, and Blushe right here.

Jessica Knight, Brandon Carnes Introduce “First Try Sessions”

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Looks like amidst this global pandemic and stay at home order, some amazingly positive things are coming into fruition in our local music community. Earlier this week Jessica Knight and Brandon Carnes of the band Looming launched a new project called “First Try Sessions” with the goal of acquiring guitars for children ages 7-17 “and curate music lessons for them in hopes of encouraging a future full of knowledge and creativity.” Amazing! There isn’t a whole lot to the newly created but you can find their mission statement and a link to donate to the project there.

Along with announcing the project, the duo also released a 16-track album of covers up on bandcamp set to a name-your-own-cost download with the proceeds going towards First Try Sessions. You can also find that streaming below.

We are excited to report back with more news on this project later on and the positive things it may bring!

New Arrivals This Week At Dumb Records


Happy Tuesday everyone. We are back at it again with another round of new and used LPs and CDs! Not as many CDs this week, as we have slowed down a bit on getting those entered into the inventory as we try to catch up with all of these online orders and work on some secret projects in our space for whenever we can open back up! Don’t forget that our online store and over 5,000 CDs and LPs are listed on our Discogs site right here, and you can check out our Storenvy page for our Dumb Records t-shirts and merch. And don’t forget to check out facebook page daily for some sweet “Deals-of-the-Day,” those have been coming in hot! Okay, here is what’s new this week!

New LPs
A Tribe Called Quest – We Got It From Here
B.B. King – King Of The Blues
Black Sabbath – Live From The Ontario Speedway Park 1974
Dean Martin – Cha Cha De Amor
Elmore James – The Definitive Elmore James
The Kitchen Cinq – We Got It From Here
Shabazz Palaces – The Don of Diamond Dreams
The Skatalites – The Skatalites Play Ska
Various – Music of Indonesia

Used LPs
Bikini Gospel – Happy
Bobby Vee – Bobby Vee
Cat Power – Moon Pix
Charley Pride – Make Mine Country
Charlie Rich – His Super Hits
Chubby Checker – All The Hits (For Your Dancin’ Party)
Domenico Modugno – A Sicilian In Paris
Eddie Rabbitt – Eddie Rabbitt
Erroll Garner Trio – The Most Happy Piano
Foghat – Night Shift
Heaven – Bent
Jackson 5 – Jackson 5 Christmas Album
John Klemmer – Touch
Johnny Lee – Greatest Hits
Johnny Lee – Lookin’ For Love
Loretta Lynn – Making Love From Memory
Loretta Lynn – You’re Lookin’ At Country
Luigi Boccherini – String Quartets
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band – Watch
Mantovani And His Orchestra – Mantovani Magic
Merle Haggard – Songs I’ll Always Sing
The Michael Schenker Group – Built To Destroy
Miles Davis – Porgy And Bess
The Music Man – Original Soundtrack
Neil Sedaka – A Song
Neil Young – American Stars N’ Bars
Nullstadt – Flesh
Ossian – Dove Across The Water
Peter Frampton – Wind of Change
The Peter Pan Chorus – Songs From Sesame Street Vol. 3
Pousette-Dart Band – Never Enough
Preservation Hall Jazz Band – When The Saints Go Marchin’ In
Roger Miller – King Of The Road
Ronco Records – Superstars
Searchers – Searchers’ Smash Hits Vol. 2
Shaun Davey – Granuaile
Slices – Still Cruising
Styx – Killroy Was Here
Talking Heads – Talking Heads: 77
The Turtles – Happy Together
Various – The Be-Bop Era
Various – Big Band Stereo
Various – Remember How Great?
Various – Rockin’ On

12” Singles
Fearless Four – After Tonight
Funky Four – Do You Want To Rock
Melle Mel & Duke Bootee – Message II (Survival)
Pheave – Motorcycle

New CDs
Boards of Canada – Twoism
Frank Sinatra – Come Swing With Me!
Frank Sinatra – Everything Happens To Me
Nasir Jones – God’s Son
Steve Wariner – Faith In You
Tammy Wynette – Anniversary: Twenty Years of Hits
Tony Bennett – Playin’ With Friends
Warren Zevon – Excitable Boy
Wreckx-N-Effect – Hard or Smooth