Mark Schwartz: “The Boy/Girl/Woman Who”

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Yes, here is yet another release by Mark Schwartz, local musician, during this quarantine. Today we bring you one of the latest releases from Mark, entitled The Boy/Girl/Woman Who. This is another instrumental album, this time five tracks, and you can find them all streaming below. Unlike some of Mark’s other guitar works, this is entirely computer compositions. Head on over to the Mark Schwartz bandcamp page where you can purchase the download of the album and find much much more of Mark’s music.

We also of course have this listed on our Springfield album archive page, bringing us to a total of 34 local releases we have kept track of so far this year.

Zach Moad & Young Frost: “High Definition”

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Today we bring you another new local music release, this one coming from two newer hip hop acts Zach Moad and Young Frost. The two are part of the “Vision Glory Entertainment” collective of artists aka “Visiongloryent.” Their new album is called High Definition and you can find a long list of links to streaming services it is available on right here.

We have this one listed as number 33 of releases we have kept track of so far this year on our Springfield album archive page.

Meezy Killafield: “Killafield Kronicles 2”

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Here we are catching up on more 217 hip hop releases that have been dropping this summer. This one’s a big one… earlier this month local artist Meezy Killafield dropped his big follow-up to Killafield Kronicles, and that is Killafield Kronicles 2. You can find that streaming on the youtube player below or right here, also check it out on Apple Music right here. This album features a whole 17 tracks.

Of course we are adding this one to our Springfield album archive page, bringing us to 33 releases we have kept track of this year so far.

Mark Schwartz: “Landscape Elements”

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Time to try to get back on track with any new local music that has been coming out recently! Mark Schwartz continues to crank out release after release during these times of Covid, and we have some catching up to do in letting you know what new albums he has came out with. This one is another instrumental, called Landscape Elements. It’s ten tracks, and you can find it streaming on the player below. Also head on over to the Mark Schwartz bandcamp page where you can purchase the download and find much much more music.

Of course we have also added this one to the Springfield album archive page, bringing us to 32 local releases we have kept track of so far this year.

Starter Jackets / The Raging Nathans: Split 7″

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Today we bring you a stream of some more new local music… this time the pop punk group Starter Jackets have a new split 7″ out with Ohio-based band The Raging Nathans. You can find that release streaming below, each band has two songs featured on the release. Also head on over to the Rad Girlfriend Records bandcamp page to check it out there or purchase the download.

If you are looking for physical copies of this 7″ record, you are in luck because we do have some here at Dumb Records! We have also added this one to our Springfield album archive page for this year, bringing us to 30 releases we have kept track of so far this year. Starter Jackets released their full album Decisions back in 2018, and we have copies of that in our store on vinyl as well.

 

Vinal Luciano: “Growing Pains 2”

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Happy Friday everybody, T.G.I.F. And now… the moment you have all been waiting for. Local hip hop artist Vinal Luciano has released the sequel to his break through album, Growing Pains… that’s right, it’s Growing Pains 2. You can find the album streaming at many different streaming services (none that we can embed here unfortunately) over on Vinal’s website.

We did however embed one of Vinal Luciano’s brand new music videos for another single off the album, and that is for the song “Adios.” You can check that out below. This video was shot by Yaniboy. And of course we have added Growing Pains 2 to our list on our Springfield album archive page.

Xtortion Da Don: “The Eargasm”

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Today we bring you the brand new, full-length album from long time running local hip hop act, “Xtortion Da Don”. This is Xtrotion’s second full length album, entitled The Eargasm. You can check out the 18-track album streaming on the player below. Also find the spotify link to listen to it right here, and the youtube link right here.

Xtortion had released his previous album Smoke in the City four years ago, which we do have copies of on CD in our store. You bet we are also adding this one to our Springfield album archive page.

Mark Schwarz: “Year Of The Rat”

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Here we are once again reporting with yet another release from local solo musician Mark Schwartz during these times. This one is a whole 21 track release entitled Year Of The Rat and you can find that streaming on the player below. Head on over to Mark’s bandcamp page where you can find more music and purchase the download of this album.

This would be Mark’s seventh album since the start of the quarantine. We have added this one and others to our long list of local releases on our Springfield album archive page.

36 N Brimstone: “Anaxphobia Chapter 1: Roadshow”

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Today we bring you a brand new six-track release from Carlinville-based rapper, 36 N Brimstone. That is 36’s Anaxphobia Chapter 1: Roadshow, which you can find streaming on the player below. 36 Brimstone is affiliated with music collective DB Entertainment and has performed at our space a couple of times in the recent past. Also head on over to 36 N Brimstone’s soundcloud page for more music.

We are adding this one to our Springfield music archive, putting us at 27 releases that we have kept track of this year and 522 total.

 

Mark Schwartz: “The Atomic Trilogy”

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Today we are reporting with yet another Mark Schwartz solo album. This one is called The Atomic Trilogy & Other Pieces. You can find it streaming on the player below. A description of this release from Mark’s bandcamp page:

This release features the three-piece work, “The Atomic Trilogy,” as well as four other long-form computer compositions. Several of these utilize minimalist composition techniques and are influenced by krautrock. All works were composed during or around 2003.

Also head over to Mark Schwartz’s bandcamp page to purchase the download of the release or find more of Mark’s works. All throughout this pandemic this was just one of five albums that Mark released on bandcamp.