The EP Booth: Neal Francis | The Laughing Chimes | Amythyst Kiah | Pseudo Mind Hive

EP Defined =”An extended play record, usually referred to as an EP, is a musical recording that contains more tracks than a single but fewer than an album or LP record.” TFN always receives its share of quality EPs so we have highlighted four below that are worth your time and money! Neal FrancisSentimental Garbage … Read more

The Blazing Top 50 Albums Of 2021

2021 was great year in music! Solid release after solid release made this year’s list one of the hardest to put together in TFN’s 15 year history. 2021 brought us plenty of surprise entries, more psych rock, an excellent new London scene, modern soul, good old indie rock and simply something new and interesting for … Read more

Neal Francis: In Plain Sight [Album Review]

Neal FrancisIn Plain SightATO Records [2021] Chicago-based singer-songwriter-pianist Neal Francis has just released one of the most warm retro groove records of the year with his sophomore album In Plain Sight. The entire record is a faithful nod to everything that was good about late 70s rock, as its songs could sit in a playlist … Read more

Artists Of The Week: Discover, Support, Share

Today at AOW, Chicago’s Neal Francis brings a funky groove your way, Kneeling In Piss showcase why they are a hidden gem in Columbus, Ohio and the indie Australian group Skegss make their US debut with a record that covers all areas of rock that should stick in your head. Neal FrancisChicago, Illinois If you … Read more

Neal Francis: Demos EP (Black Wax | 2000 Copies)

Here are the initial demos that eventually became Neal Francis’ debut album, Changes. Since releasing his debut album, Neal has toured the country headlining and supporting acts such as Black Pumas, Lee Fields & The Expressions, and The Revivalists. As he prepares for his sophomore LP, here is a peek into the initial sketches at … Read more