June IND to return to The Bombshelter in March to record new music

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We’re returning to The Bombshelter in Chicago in March to record music for First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 3 with Dan Precision!

To date, we’ve worked with Dan on #HillsterHipbilly (2015) and First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 1 & Vol. 2 (2019).


June IND release is a ‘best albums of 2019’ pick in USA TODAY Network’s year-end music survey


We’re excited to work with Dan again and look forward to sharing the process and results.

Are you excited? Help us get there:

  • Drink local brew, make music on February 11th
  • First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 1 is streaming! Follows and streams and adding these songs to playlists are SUPER appreciated. “Ain’t a Lot of Love” may be perfect for your Sarcastic Valentine playlist, you know. 🙂
  • Join our Friends and Optimists group by giving us, like, five bucks: https://bit.ly/juneindtips.

Join June IND for brews and tunes at People’s Brewing Company on Feb. 11

Join local rockers June IND Tuesday, Feb. 11, 6:00 p.m. at People’s Brewing Company (2006 N 9thStreet, Lafayette, IN 47904) for brews and tunes.

Come thirsty! A percentage of People’s Brewing sales will be turned into new music!

This event is free and open to the public. Attendees must be at least 21 years of age.

Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1017139708664364/

First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 1 video trilogy, artwork complete

Our new video for “Your Neighbor’s Wallet featuring artist Brandon Ahnert is up on YouTube! The First Annual Meeting of Optimists YouTube video playlist is available HERE.

With the completion of this video, we were able to finish up the CD art for First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 1. Check out the gallery below.

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If you have an earlier release of First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 1, you can download the updated artwork HERE.

Updates on more streaming options, more videos and the release of First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 2 coming soon!

June IND release is a ‘best albums of 2019’ pick in USA TODAY Network’s year-end music survey

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June IND’s First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 1 is a ‘best albums of 2019’ pick in USA TODAY Network’s year-end music survey.

According to an article published by IndyStar, the survey’s roster of voters includes representatives of USA TODAY as well as newspapers in iconic music cities Nashville, Memphis, Asbury Park, New Jersey; and Coachella festival site Palm Springs, California. Thirty entertainment reporters selected 152 albums for Top 10 lists compiled in the survey.

June IND shares the #85 spot with Kevin Abstract, Cage the Elephant, Crumb, Dreamville, Duckwrth, Luis Fonsi, Liam Gallagher, Vince Gill, Guided By Voices, Beth Gibbons & the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, M83, Cass McCombs, Midland, The Minus 5, Kevin Morby, Kim Petras, Rapsody, Ed Sheeran, The Specials, White Reaper and The Young Debussy.

First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 1 is one of four ‘self-released’ albums to make the ‘best albums of 2019’ list.

Check out the full list of USA TODAY Network’s year-end music survey here.


 

 


Album Info:

June IND
First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 1

1. AIN’T A LOT OF LOVE 3:23
2. FREE* WORLD 2:27
3. YOUR NEIGHBOR’S WALLET 3:09

Produced by June IND
Engineered, mixed and mastered by Dan Precision at The Bombshelter Recording Studio Chicago, IL
bombshelterchicago.com

All music written and performed by Chris June and Emily Larimer

Published by Self Made God Music (ASCAP) and Tempest Fare
Music (ASCAP)


Deadline Day: First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 2

We’re in the final hours to borrow, like, five bucks for our First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 2 Kickstarter project.

This project is “All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Mon, September 16 2019 10:00 PM EDT.”

In other words: no goal, no funds.

If the rewards weren’t already sweet enough, here’s some cool news: June IND has People’s Brewing Company gift cards to give away too. We’ll draw names from our Friends and Optimists page.

Add your name to this page by:

  • putting cash money in our physical tip jar at shows
  • putting cash money in our digital tip jar at bit.ly/juneindtips
  • backing First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 2 at bit.ly/backvol2

Can we count on you to help us make music?


Rewards!

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Ain’t a Lot of Love (Official Video)

Check out our new video for “Ain’t a Lot of Love” featuring artist Stacy Bogan!

First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 2: No goal, no funds

We have less than five days to borrow, like, five bucks for our First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 2 Kickstarter project.

Here’s a reminder that this project is “All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Mon, September 16 2019 10:00 PM EDT.”

In other words: no goal, no funds.

KICKSTARTER FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • How do I pledge?
    • Enter your pledge amount and select a reward. On the next page we’ll ask you to log in or sign up with Kickstarter, and then enter your payment information to complete the checkout process.
  • When is my card charged?
    • If this project is successfully funded, your card will be charged on Mon, September 16 2019 10:00 PM EDT, along with all the other backers of this
  • So I’m only charged if funding succeeds?
    • Yes! That’s part of what makes Kickstarter special. If a project isn’t successfully funded, no one pays anything.
  • What can others see about my pledge?
    • The project will be added to the list of backings on your profile page, but the amount you pledge, and the reward you choose, will not be made public.
  • What if I want to change my pledge?
    • You can change or cancel your pledge anytime before Mon, September 16 2019 10:00 PM EDT.
  • If this project is funded, how do I get my reward?
    • When your reward is ready, June IND will send you a survey via email to request any info needed to deliver your reward (mailing address, T-shirt size, etc).

If the rewards weren’t already sweet enough, here’s some cool news: June IND has People’s Brewing Company gift cards to give away too. We’ll draw names from our Friends and Optimists page.

Add your name to this page by:

  • putting cash money in our physical tip jar at shows
  • putting cash money in our digital tip jar at bit.ly/juneindtips
  • backing First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 2 at bit.ly/backvol2

Can we count on you to help us make music?

 

^^^This is a video^^^


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Ain’t a Lot of Love (Official Video)

Check out our new video for “Ain’t a Lot of Love” featuring artist Stacy Bogan!