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

June-IND-Recording

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.

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)


June IND wishes People’s Brewing happy birthday, announces winners of ‘like, ten bucks’ giftcard giveaway

 

↑↑↑ Watch to see if you win ten! ↑↑↑

The fine folks at People’s Brewing Company are turning TEN years old on Tuesday, December 17th.

To celebrate, we’re giving away, like, ten bucks.

How many times? FOUR TIMES!

Links mentioned in video:

Put some boogie in your commute, First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 1 available on Bandcamp

Our Kickstarter campaign funded (thanks Friends and Optimists!) and we recorded new tunes with Dan Precision in Chicago for First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 2, now what?

First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 1 available for download at juneind.bandcamp.com!

Can we borrow, like, five bucks and put some boogie in your commute?


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!