JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound Howl On New Album

Chicago band JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound have announced that they will release their new album Howl on Bloodshot Records on May 21.

To preview the album, the band is offering free streams of the tracks ‘Rouse Yourself’ and the title track. Check ’em out below;

The band traveled to Montreal to work with Howard Bilerman (Arcade Fire, Wolf Parade, Godspeed You! Black Emperor) at Hotel2Tango studio. The recording process saw the band taking on a direct and free outlook, taking their raw soul sound in new directions. Frontman JC Brooks explores themes of love and longing in his deeply personal lyrics and his bandmates wear their influences on their sleeves, bringing a progression to their sound.

The band also announced a series of tour dates, check ’em out;

TOUR DATES

(more tba)

5.14.13

NY

Rochester

Highland Park Festival Site – Lilac Festival

5.15.13

NY

Buffalo

Waiting Room

5.16.13

OH

Cleveland Heights

Grog Shop

5.18.13

MO

Webster Groves

Webster Grooves Festival

5.25.13

IL

Chicago

Mayne Stage

6.05.13

CA

Roseville

Sammy’s

6.06.13

CA

San Francisco

Cafe Du Nord

6.08.13

CA

Long Beach

Queen Mary

6.11.13

CA

Solana Beach

Belly Up Tavern

6.14.13

IL

Chicago

Taste of Randolph

6.19.13

PA

Pittsburgh

Smiling Moose

6.21.13

DE

Dover

Firefly Festival – Dover International Speedway

6.22.13

NY

New York

Mercury Lounge

6.29.13

ON

Toronto

Horseshoe Tavern


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