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Sunde’s Sophomore ‘Adored’ Dropping Soon!

February 7th, 2017

Cartouche Records excitedly announces the sophomore release from JE Sunde.  The new record from JE Sunde, “Now I Feel Adored” will be released on March 3. “Now I Feel Adored”, is the follow up to 2014’s brilliant critic and fan favorite “Shapes That Kiss The Lips Of God”, featuring Sunde’s core group of Andrew Thoreen (Har-Di Har) and Shane Leonard (Kalispell, Field Report).  Several guest musicians and friends lent their skills including Mary Brueggermann who also played on Sunde’s first effort, the contribution of Monica Martin’s (Phox)... Read More

GARP Bringing Guided By Voices, Rentals, More To Codfish Hollow

September 8th, 2016

The Codfish Hollow world according to GARP is one populated by an incredibly diverse and cool array of bands, and you’ll get to explore this brave new sonic location this weekend for the first GARP festival. The debut GARP gig takes place beginning at 4 p.m. Sept. 9 and noon Sept. 10 at Codfish Hollow, 5013 288th Ave., Codfish Hollow, Maquoketa, Iowa. It features five food vendors, two stages, 30 bands, free camping, free parking, hay rack rides, bonfires, art gallery, artists and art vendors, booze and more.

Two-day barn passes are $90, single-day barn passes are $50 and a grounds pass... Read More

Q-Cs’ Cartouche Records Celebrating Release Of Two New Albums This Weekend

July 15th, 2016

Local label Cartouche Records will deliver a cool sonic one-two punch this weekend with a pair of new albums, Devin Frank, “The Vanishing Blues” and Chrash, “Things My Friends Say,” which will hit stores and online music spots on July 15. Both acts were featured in last weekend’s live showcase at Daytrotter and played to appreciative crowds. Frank is a former member of Iowa indie rock band Poison Control Center.  “The Vanishing Blues” is his first solo album.  Chrash is a Quad-Cities mainstay featuring Chris Bernat of the hugely successful ‘90s indie rock band Tripmaster Monkey. ... Read More

Cartouche Records Showcase Chrashing Into Daytrotter

July 8th, 2016

Local record label Cartouche Records wants to give you a mix tape. Live. For the first time, the Davenport label is chrashing into Daytrotter with a showcase of some of its most popular acts, offering local fans the chance to check out songs by its artists Devin Frank, Chrash, J.E. Sunde and Brooks Strause, Saturday, July 9 at 324 Brady St., Davenport. Both Devin Frank and Chrash have new records coming out on July 15: Devin Frank, “The Vanishing Blues” & Chrash, “Things My Friends Say”. Devin Frank is a former member of Iowa indie rock band Poison Control Center. “The Vanishing Blues”... Read More

Kalispell Ready To Cast Spell On Q-C Music Fans

June 24th, 2016

Kalispell is ready to cast his spell on local music fans. The Davenport-based Cartouche Records artist will be performing at 7 p.m. Monday, June 27 at Daytrotter, 324 Brady St., Davenport, along with Dan Blakeslee. Tickets are $8 in advance, $12 at the door. Kalispell’s new record, “Printer’s Son”, was released on Davenport’s Cartouche Records on June 3. Connecting an improvisational heart with meticulously constructed arteries of melody, it eschews the stomp-clap boom-chuck trends of indie-folk, instead giving nods to the entranced sonic tapestries of Phillip Glass and lyrical... Read More