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Preview Fri Jan 25 2013

Preview: The Jordan Years @ Subterranean 2/01

jordanyears_homemadehustler.jpgRetro-soul/R&B trio The Jordan Years is releasing its first full-length album, Homemade Hustler, on Friday, Feb. 1 at the Subterranean.

The Jordan Years is Wes Restless on vocals, Michael Andersen on bass and Roger Panella on guitar (guest musicians fill in details such as drums, keyboards and brass). The trio got together in 2008, practicing and recording in Anderson's Humboldt Park basement. According to press materials, Homemade Hustler "follows the story of a recent corporate castaway who decides to make ends meet on his own terms. He finds love, money, uncertainty, stress, and eventually trouble, but in the end he knows he wouldn't have it any other way."

You can judge for yourself -- and download the album's title track for free -- on Bandcamp, or watch the video for "We Got Guns" below.

The Jordan Years' record release show is presented by House Call Entertainment and Gapers Block, the show will also feature The Congregation and The Skinny, as well as DJ Intel spinning between acts and GB editor Andrew Huff (that's me!) emceeing. The Subterranean is located at 2011 W. North Ave. Doors open at 8pm. 21+

 
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