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Smith Westerns

c. 2007 | ORIGIN: CHICAGO, UNITED STATES

Smith Westerns were an American indie rock band from Chicago, Illinois. Their musical influences include David Bowie, T. Rex and Oasis. Their self-titled debut album was released on HoZac Records on June 5, 2009. Most of the album was recorded throughout the winter and early spring in Max Kakacek's basement.
They released a new single, "Weekend", on November 4, 2010, from their album Dye It Blonde, which was released on January 18, 2011. The band signed to Mom + Pop Music on March 5, 2013, and released Soft Will on June 25, 2013, following up from their 2011 LP, Dye It Blonde. The first single off the album, "Varsity," was released March 6, 2013. The album has received mostly positive reviews upon release.
On December 13, 2014, the band announced that they would go on an indefinite hiatus. They later confirmed that they were permanently breaking up. Since the breakup, Cullen Omori began a solo career, signing to Sub Pop Records, while Max Kakacek, Julien Ehrlich, and touring keyboardist Ziyad Asrar formed the band Whitney. (Wikipedia)

REVIEWED

Weekend


"Deliver a fantastic lo-fi garage rock and great move on many US chart"

CF | 533 DAYS AGO