Pandemic thwarts recording plans, June IND releases new music instead

Well, that escalated quickly. Remember this (June IND to return to The Bombshelter in March to record new music)? We’re supposed to be at the Bombshelter Recording Studio recording with Dan Precision right now…

Timeline update:

  • Three weeks ago, we were still working on pre-production for the Vol. 3 tunes, planning how much food and bourbon to take to Chicago, etc.
  • Two weeks ago, we decided to pump the brakes and hunker down.
  • Last week we decided to release all of our Vol. 2 goodies.
  • This week (like, now), that happens.

Stay safe, everyone. Sending the best of vibes to you, the folks out of work and the folks still out working. If it helps, here’s some boogie:

Music

 


Apple Music · Bandcamp · Spotify · YouTube


Video

Like Vol. 1, we collaborated with our artist friends Brandon Ahnert and Stacy Bogan to create new art and videos for the Vol. 2 tunes. The First Annual Meeting of Optimists Video Playlist has been updated HERE or you can check out the new videos below.

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!

Reward yourself: First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 2 Project ends in one week!

June IND is heading back to the Bombshelter in Chicago next week to record new songs with Dan Precision for First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 2. Help us get there, claim some cool rewards & get your name on our Friends and Optimists page by backing our Kickstarter Project! *Ends 9/16/19*

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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!

Reward yourself: First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 2 Project

June IND is heading back to the Bombshelter in Chicago in 2 weeks to record new songs with Dan Precision for First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 2. Help us get there, claim some cool rewards & get your name on our Friends and Optimists page by backing our Kickstarter Project! *Ends 9/16/19*

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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!

ICYMI: NEW VIDEO, Kickstarter launched!

Ain’t a Lot of Love (Official Video)

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


Kickstarter: First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 2

We’re heading back to the Bombshelter in Chicago next month to record new songs with Dan Precision for First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol.2. Help us get there & claim some cool rewards by backing our Kickstarter Project!

Is it payday? OUTfest tickets, NEW VIDEO, Kickstarter launched!

OUTfest

We’re playing OUTfest in Downtown Lafayette tomorrow (Saturday, August 17)! Catch us at 5th & Main at 5:15 p.m. Advance discount tickets are available HERE through today (Friday, August 16).


Ain’t a Lot of Love (Official Video)

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


Kickstarter: First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol. 2

We’re heading back to the Bombshelter in Chicago next month to record new songs with Dan Precision for First Annual Meeting of Optimists Vol.2. Help us get there & claim some cool rewards by backing our Kickstarter Project!