Featured Releases

The Addisons - Invisible Falls State Park EP

TCR006 (CD/Digital) - Six mid-western indie/punk songs in the vein of The Replacements, Superchunk, Weakerthans and Bob Mould. The Addisons feature ex-members of Chicago's Not Rebecca, Dan Vapid & The Cheats, Tom Daily, Noise By Numbers, The Sonnets, Woolworthy, Textbook and more.

Dan Vapid & The Cheats - Two

TCR002 (CD/LP/Digital) - "Clocking in at 25 minutes, the no-nonsense title Two is a reflection of the no-nonsense pop-punk found on the record. Despite a slight lineup shift since their last record (Simon Lamb moved over to guitar, replacing the departing Mike Byrne, and Noise By Numbers bassist Rick Uncapher joined the group), the Cheats have really come into their own. They sound tighter than ever before, starting off guns blazing on the blaring, fast-paced opening track 'I'm A Contrarian' to the restrained and beautiful closing ballad 'A Long Way...'" (Punknews.org)

Textbook - All Messed Up

TCR003 (CD/Digital) - "On All Messed Up, Textbook delivers yet another packed collection of anthems that uplift despite the melancholic core at the center of Lysien's delivery. These are dudes with more than a few years under their collective belt, so they're able to balance heartache with wisdom, and then neatly pull the rug out from under that wisdom since, in the end, it doesn't matter whether you 16 or 46 when it comes to mourning relationships and bad decisions..." (Chicagoist)