‘Trouble Tomorrow’ makes radio debut on 89.3 WHFR.FM’s Theme Attic Sept. 15

 

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“Trouble Tomorrow” by Lafayette, Indiana rock band June IND makes its radio debut on Phil Maq’s Theme Attic on 89.3 WHFR.FM on Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Summer is winding down, but Phil Maq still has time to squeeze in another “2021 Summer New Music Showcase #3” on the Wednesday, September 15, 2021 “Theme Attic.” The showcase will feature music from Lafayette, Indiana rock band June IND.

Theme Attic airs from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT.

Tune in to 89.3 WHFR.FM in the Dearborn-Detroit area, ask Alexa or Siri to find the station for you, download the WHFR app, or use this special No.3 Showcase link: https://www.whfr.fm/streamer/ to stream the show.

More at https://philmaq.com/2021/09/the-2021-summer-new-music-showcase-3-wednesday-from-2pm-430-pm-edt/.

 

Today’s memory stash: Stacy Bogan creates ‘Trouble Tomorrow’

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Image of visual artist Stacy Bogan painting Trouble Tomorrow, inspired by Lafayette, Indiana rock band June IND’s song “Trouble Tomorrow” for the group’s First Annual Meeting of Optimists art and music project.

In August 2018 our visual artist friend Stacy Bogan painted this portrait to be used for the artwork for “Trouble Tomorrow” and we filmed the process to be used for the music video.

But that’s not how it started.

Initially, this painting and video were a test run using a demo recording for “Ain’t a Lot of Love” to see if our First Annual Meeting of Optimists art and music project would work.

Our idea was this: we’ll provide the song, lyric sheet and canvas to a visual artist and they’ll interpret it into a painting. Additionally, we’d record a video of the canvas transformation.

Ultimately, Stacy decided to do another pass at “Ain’t a Lot of Love,” so we put this art/video on a shelf and reshot another piece. We released First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 1 in November 2019.

Having the music for Vol. 2 ready, Stacy (along with artist Brandon Ahnert) rejoined our effort for First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 2 by contributing their talents to “From a Foreign Son” and “Ok, Alright” in December 2019.

Our “Trouble Tomorrow” artist had to bow out, the pandemic hit and we were short on art/video to release First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 2.

It took a little longer than we’d like to admit, but eventually we remembered having Stacy’s earlier painting/video on a shelf and repurposed it for “Trouble Tomorrow.”

Vol. 2 was released in March 2020.

Watch June IND – Trouble Tomorrow (Official Video) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzcgPft8_bI.

June IND donating sales and streams to Greater Lafayette Immigrant Allies for Global Diversity Awareness Month

Image for Lafayette, Indiana rock band June IND’s #philanthrocky music for a cause initiative to support Greater Lafayette Area nonprofits and community organizations

June IND donating sales and streams to Greater Lafayette Immigrant Allies for Global Diversity Awareness Month

Between spending more time with their growing families, heavier day job workloads and COVID-19 evasion efforts, June IND bandmates Chris June and Emily Larimer have watched their weekend warrior status diminish to zero (for now). After releasing two new EP’s over the last year and watching them collect dust, the Lafayette rock duo launched the #philanthrocky initiative in August to support Greater Lafayette area non-profits and make their music work for the community.

Each month through July 2021, all revenue from June IND’s music streams and sales will be given to a Greater Lafayette area organization addressing issues related to arts access, diversity, education, the environment, equality, homelessness, human rights, hunger, or social justice. Beneficiaries will be identified by causes linked to various awareness months throughout the year.

Aligning with Global Diversity Awareness Month, the #philanthrocky beneficiary for October 2020 is Greater Lafayette Immigrant Allies. GLIA’s focus is fellowship with, advocacy for, and support of immigrants in our community and nation. For more information about Greater Lafayette Immigrant Allies, visit the GLIA Facebook page.

Join June IND’s effort to support GLIA:

Details on additional non-profit beneficiaries and further efforts and events to support them will be forthcoming. For more information, message June IND on FacebookTwitter or Instagram.

About June IND

Two shots of optimism are most welcome today, especially from Lafayette rock duo June IND. The band consisting of decades-long friends and collaborators Chris June and Emily Larimer recently released “First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vols. 1 and 2,” two EPs recorded at a time when you could do that without trepidation. Under the guidance of Dan Precision (Rise Against, 88 Fingers Louie, The Mound Builders) at The Bomb Shelter Recording Studio in Chicago, June IND’s newest batch of anthemic tunes explode with captivating hooks and tightly harmonized vocals. More at JuneIND.com.

 

Grab or gift June IND music on Bandcamp Friday (Sept. 4)

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Grab or gift June IND music on Bandcamp Friday (Sept. 4)

Today (September 4) is Bandcamp Friday! From midnight to midnight PDT (that’s 3:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. for folks on eastern time), Bandcamp is waiving their commission fees. So, everything you spend on our June IND page comes to us… and we’re giving it all to the Food Finders Food Bank as part of our #philanthrocky campaign for National Hunger Awareness Month.


Related: June IND to donate sales and streams to Food Finders Food Bank for National Hunger Awareness Month


Help us support Food Finders:

  • On Friday, September 4, go to https://juneind.bandcamp.com/music.
  • Buy some boogie (whatever you spend will go to support the Food Finders).
  • After your transaction, Bandcamp will email you a link and download code.
  • Download and boogie.

Already own our tunes? Gift your download to a friend!

  • When you receive link/code email from Bandcamp, forward it to a friend that could use some boogie.
  • Post a ‘First come, first served’ message with the link and download code on social.
    • If you tag our account, we’ll put a little heart on it.

RSVP on Facebook a https://www.facebook.com/events/845508715985823/.

More info on Bandcamp Fridays at https://daily.bandcamp.com/features/update-on-bandcamp-fridays.

About June IND

Two shots of optimism are most welcome today, especially from Lafayette rock duo June IND. The band consisting of decades-long friends and collaborators Chris June and Emily Larimer recently released “First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vols. 1 and 2,” two EPs recorded at a time when you could do that without trepidation. Under the guidance of Dan Precision (Rise Against, 88 Fingers Louie, The Mound Builders) at The Bomb Shelter Recording Studio in Chicago, June IND’s newest batch of anthemic tunes explode with captivating hooks and tightly harmonized vocals. More at JuneIND.com.

June IND to donate sales and streams to Food Finders Food Bank for National Hunger Awareness Month

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June IND to donate sales and streams to Food Finders Food Bank for National Hunger Awareness Month

Between spending more time with their growing families, heavier day job workloads and COVID-19 evasion efforts, June IND bandmates Chris June and Emily Larimer have watched their weekend warrior status diminish to zero (for now). After releasing two new EP’s over the last year and watching them collect dust, the Lafayette rock duo launched the #philanthrocky initiative in August to support Greater Lafayette area non-profits and make their music work for the community.

Each month through July 2021, all revenue from June IND’s music streams and sales will be given to a Greater Lafayette area organization addressing issues related to arts access, diversity, education, the environment, equality, homelessness, human rights, hunger, or social justice. Beneficiaries will be identified by causes linked to various awareness months throughout the year.

Aligning with National Hunger Awareness Month, the #philanthrocky beneficiary for September 2020 is Food Finders Food Bank. Food Finders collaborates with other organizations to provide food for people in need and to educate, advocate, and address food insecurity in North Central Indiana. For more information about Food Finders Food Bank, visit www.food-finders.org.

Join June IND’s effort to help Food Finders feed the hungry:

Details on additional non-profit beneficiaries and further efforts and events to support them will be forthcoming. For more information, message June IND on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

About June IND

Two shots of optimism are most welcome today, especially from Lafayette rock duo June IND. The band consisting of decades-long friends and collaborators Chris June and Emily Larimer recently released “First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vols. 1 and 2,” two EPs recorded at a time when you could do that without trepidation. Under the guidance of Dan Precision (Rise Against, 88 Fingers Louie, The Mound Builders) at The Bomb Shelter Recording Studio in Chicago, June IND’s newest batch of anthemic tunes explode with captivating hooks and tightly harmonized vocals. More at JuneIND.com.

Grab or gift June IND music on Bandcamp Friday (Aug. 7)

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The next Bandcamp Friday is August 7 from midnight to midnight PDT (that’s 3:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. for folks on eastern time). Bandcamp is waiving their commission fees, so everything you spend on our June IND page comes to us… and we’re giving it all to the Songwriters Association of Mid-North Indiana (SAMI) as part of our #philanthrocky campaign for American Artist Appreciation Month.


Related: June IND announces #philanthrocky initiative to support area non-profits


Help us support SAMI:

  • On Friday, August 7, go to https://juneind.bandcamp.com/music.
  • Buy some boogie (whatever you spend will go to support the Songwriters Association of Mid-North Indiana).
  • After your transaction, Bandcamp will email you a link and download code.
  • Download and boogie.

Already own our tunes? Gift your download to a friend!

  • When you receive link/code email from Bandcamp, forward it to a friend that could use some boogie.
  • Post a ‘First come, first served’ message with the link and download code on social.
    • If you tag our account, we’ll put a little heart on it.

Need a reminder? RSVP on Facebook a https://www.facebook.com/events/1980407865424042/.

More info on Bandcamp Fridays at https://daily.bandcamp.com/features/update-on-bandcamp-fridays.

About June IND

Two shots of optimism are most welcome today, especially from Lafayette rock duo June IND. The band consisting of decades-long friends and collaborators Chris June and Emily Larimer recently released “First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vols. 1 and 2,” two EPs recorded at a time when you could do that without trepidation. Under the guidance of Dan Precision (Rise Against, 88 Fingers Louie, The Mound Builders) at The Bomb Shelter Recording Studio in Chicago, June IND’s newest batch of anthemic tunes explode with captivating hooks and tightly harmonized vocals. More at JuneIND.com.