The Dixie Narcos: “Shake It (Baby)”

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Today we bring you a fairly new song from Jacksonville Illinois-based psychedelic rock project, The Dixie Narcos. This new song is called “Shake It (Baby)” and you can find it on the player below. The song presumably comes from a new album, which The Dixie Narcos are dropping more teasers for on their facebook page saying will be ready at some point next week.

The Dixie Narcos have released many albums over the last few years. Check out more of their music on their bandcamp page.

CompositionC (feat. Sheezy): “Alien”

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Today we bring you a hot new track from another local hip hop artist, CompositionC. This track is called “Alien” and it features Sheezy. This one wasn’t on any platforms we could embed below, but it is available on a number of different platforms you can find by checking out this link.

CompositionC released his debut full length album Back To The Beginning last year in 2019.

No Good Deed: “Too Much”

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The wait is finally over, Springfield “psychobilly” band No Good Deed have released their very first recorded track after they have started being a band and playing shows at some point last year. That song is called “Too Much” and you can find it on the player below. Also head on over to the band’s bandcamp page to download the song at your own price.

Oh! And what’s this? We are starting to see more things resembling shows pop up, and it looks like No Good Deed is going to be performing outside of Buzz Bomb on August 1st along with Spencer Stokes! Find a facebook event for that one right here.

Vinal Luciano: “Reason”

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Happy Monday everyone! Kicking off the week with another brand new track from local hip hop artist Vinal Luciano. This song is called “Reason” and you can find it streaming on the player below (just a song this time). This is another single that comes from Vinal’s upcoming album, Growing Pains 2.

Vinal released another song and video for “Stand Tall” last month. His EP Growing Pains came out in 2018.

Keyng: “Vent”

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Today we bring you a brand new song from local hip hop artist Keyng aka Nykeyla Henderson, who has been making a big splash with her involvement with the Black People Party of America and their involvement in the community lately. Keyng has released a new song a week or so ago called “Vent” and you can find that streaming on the player embedded below. Check out her youtube page right here for some more music.

Matt LaMarca: “Past Future” (Backyard Demo)

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Here we go, today we bring you more local music this time coming straight from Matt LaMarca‘s back yard in this time of quarantine. Matt is a busy musical man, he performs in the new full band rendition of Baby Ocho, and recently launched a facebook page for his solo material and announced he is working on a new EP. This is a nicely recorded backyard demo of a song presumably going to be a part of that new EP called “PastFuture.” You can find that on the youtube player embedded below.

Looming Debut New Song “Slide” In Exchange For Donations To Brave Space Alliance

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It’s been a minute since we’ve heard new music from Springfield heavy hitting rock group Looming! Now the band is debuting a brand new song, but doing it for a good cause. From Looming’s facebook page:

We have a brand new song called Slide. Wanna hear it? In honor of the Black Lives Matter movement and Pride month we are encouraging donations to Brave Space Alliance in Chicago. If you donate ANYTHING to them….even just $1….email your receipt to loomingillinois@gmail.com and we will email you back with a link to download an unreleased and unheard song that we’ve been working on.

https://actionnetwork.org/…/help-sustain-brave-space-allian…

“Brave Space Alliance, the only Black-led, trans-led LGBTQ Center in Chicago needs your help to survive and thrive. We need vital financial support in order to continue providing life-saving, culturally competent, for-us by-us programs and services to Black and Brown trans and gender non-conforming people on the South and West sides of the city.”

Yep, that’s right! We are not streaming the song below or anything like that, because you have to follow the directions and donate to Brave Space Alliance to get the song!

Looming released their sophomore album Seed in 2017.

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.

Local Drags: “The Well”

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Looks like local pop punk group Local Drags have released a brand new song as a part of a musical quarantine series put together by Something To Do Records out of Seattle Washington. The series is called “Something To Do Music For Something To Do People” and the Local Drags song is the 20th installment of the series. You can check it out on the Something To Do bandcamp page, or stream that sucker on the player below.

Local Drags released their full length album, Shit’s Lookin’ Up last year, and also The Boys Are Still In Town 7″ this past fall.