Whales — ‘Horses’

credit: Whales’ Facebook

I had this song sent to me by the Chicago-based Whales. I nearly saw them myself a few months ago when they played a show with Post Honeymoon.

“Horses” reminds me of something Tiny Magnets might do. I haven’t written about that outfit in, oh, two years. Maigin’s sparkly vocals sitting atop the rock called to mind the TM when Allison is actually on mic.

Whales is the more aggressive of the two though. Pronounced bass. Good track.

Extras:

  • The Chicago-based Whales is Allen Sears, Maigin Blank, Michael Janas and Randall S. Murphy. | Facebook
  • More Whales on Bandcamp. | Bandcamp
  • They hit the Empty Bottle on November 15. Support: Grimble Grumble, Miracle Condition. Eight dollars (free with rsvp). | Tickets

You know, there are plenty more Song Reviews on Chicago Tunes.
Also: Like Chicago Tunes on Facebook, or follow on Twitter. If ya want.
Stream Chicago Tunes-approved tunes on Hype Machine. No signup required or anything.

Advertisements

About Eric

Hello there. Email your things to chicagotunes[at]gmail[dot]com.
This entry was posted in Song Review, Whales. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s