Greetings! Just a friendly reminder that Chicago’s Radiant Republic has a new LP available (with a CD included) called “Three Against Four”. Yes, it is a time signature reference, but has other meanings as well. Anyway, the live band version of Radiant Republic (of Texas) grew out of a performance at the 2011 BBQ at… More »
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Radiant Republic Live at Quenchers
This was our first show with new bass player Brent Mix and a batch of new songs. We opened for Nonagon’s record release performance, and surprised them by covering one of their (awesome) songs that they refuse to play live (because they are bastards): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHtTJbM6i6c&context=C3cbbd74ADOEgsToPDskK7kCYYSYLtLaO3PdCr1UCQ If you haven’t checked out the recent Caffeinated demo ‘Black… More »
New Radiant Republic single available to stream/download!
After a successful show at the Observatory BBQ last summer, Radiant Republic (no longer “of Texas”) reconvened and recorded some new songs with Jim & Matte of Caffeinated Recordings (who need little introduction on this site. They basically are this site.) the day after Thanksgiving. It was a lot of fun and the songs turned… More »
A little background on The Hype!
I made a post sometime in early 2009, around the time of the initial talks of this basement BBQ in the works, suggesting that we should include live karaoke. I didn’t expect anyone to care enough to respond, but within a few hours had been contacted by MF Nightmen (guitar), Ruy Lopez (drums), hench (keys, though… More »