It's pretty cool to be friends with some very gifted folks.
Case in point, Jonathan Green, frontman of Boston area-based electro-indie rockers, The Image Ends, whose debut LP arrives soon. Here they are, jamming "John 10" live:
Jon also has an excellent series of solo Hymns records. Find Volumes One and Two on iTunes, or JGHymns.com - along with a few tracks from Volume Three, due next year - as well as a nifty collection of b-sides.
Mythological Creatures, the new LP from Chicago's folk-rocking Bill Tucker, also drops early next year on Bill's 1980 Records label, and finds him working with a solid lineup of Chicago artists. Download Bill Tucker & Friends' Blind Animal Courage EP, released last summer, free at Cave Sounds.
Here's Bill's "Gameshow Fear," off of last year's Illusions of Repetition, which you can pick up at iTunes: