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Alt Rock

Cullen Omori

Cullen Omori, formerly of Smith Westerns, has released the first video for the title track from solo debut album due out on Sub Pop on March 18th.

Cullen will be performing at SXSW this year and then returning home for a show at Lincoln Hall on March 24th.


My Brothers and I announce upcoming tour dates!

Brothers turned alt-rockering bandmates My Brothers and I dropped their full-length debut in September of last year, and now they've shared their album supporting tour dates! It kicks off in San Francisco on the 27th and they'll be coming back through Portland on March 3rd at Mississippi Studios. Check out their dates below!

-Cervante Pope

1/27/16 - Menlo College - San Francisco, CA
1/28/16 - University of the Pacific - Stockton, CA
2/05/16 - Sunset Tavern w/ Kris Orlowski - Ballard, WA
2/12/16 - KLCC Microbrew Fest - Eugene, OR
3/3/16 - Mississippi Studios - Portland, OR
3/4/16 - Hotel Utah - San Francisco, CA
3/5/16 - Hotel Cafe - Los Angeles, CA
3/6/16 - Cal State Fullerton - Fullerton, CA
3/8/16 - Lion's Lair - Denver, CO
3/9/16 - The Demo - St. Louis, MO
3/12/16 - Val's List (Private show, but MB&I can advertise) - Chicago, IL
3/24/16 - Sam Bond's Garage - Eugene, OR
3/25/16 - Hard Rock Cafe - Seattle, WA
3/26/16 - The Big Dipper - Spokane, WA


Chicago Open Submission Results for The Deli's Year End Poll 2015 for emerging artists

Thanks to all the artists who submitted their music to be considered for The Deli's Best of Chicago Year End Poll for Emerging Artists.

After tallying our editors' ratings for the Open Submissions stage, it’s time to release the results. Please note that to avoid conflicts no local editor was allowed to vote for bands in their own scene.

Total submissions from Chicago: 56

Acts advancing to our Readers/Fans Poll:

1. Dos Santos Anti-Beat Orquesta (Cumbia) - 8.33 (out of 10)

2. Jamarcus (Jazz/Math) - 8.17

2. Radius (Trip Hop/Deep House) - 8.17

3. The Bribes (50's Revival) - 8

3. Burnside & Hooker (Americana) - 8

3. Bow & Spear (Post Hardcore) - 8

4. The Gold Web (80's Psych) - 7.67


Honorable Mentions (ranked 7.5):

Static In Verona, Warik, Gross Pointe, Tiny Fireflies, Cornstar Farmer's Market Pornstar, Evasive Backflip, Melkbelly, Death By Icon


WHAT’S NEXT: These results end the first phase of the poll. We will soon unveil the artists nominated by our local jurors, and then let our readers and our writers influence the poll with their vote. Keep creating, keep supporting, and stay tuned for your chance to vote!

—The Deli Chicago Staff

Mike Castle

Mike Castle's new EP, ILSA, will be released on Feb. 5th. He recently released the EP first single, "Trying to be the Man".


Video Premiere: Razorhouse

We are proud to premiere the new video from Razorhouse for their track "St. Teresa". The track comes from their 2nd EP Codex Du. The video was created by band leader Mark Panick and award-winning director/cinematographer Peter Rosenbaum.

You can catch Razorhouse at Township on Feb. 5th with The Handcuffs.


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