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UPDATE: TWINS Recording, Artist Celebrate Daytrotter with Exile, Upcoming Shows

TWINS left town for Chicago to record there 3rd album. Check out the photos from the studio below. Blues Pills is still on their international concert and festival tour. They recently were mentioned in the Swiss newspaper Der Bund after the Gurtenfestival. Journalist Ane Hebeisen described them as “experimenting with blues and hippy pills. She […]

UPDATE: Maximum Ames Happenings July Week 2

Blues Pills continue touring Europe with shows set in Wiesbaden, Germany; Dour, Belgium; and Bern; Switzerland this coming week. Christopher the Conquered remains busy with his various projects. Over the past weekend he played a set at 80/35 in Des Moines (see the video below, shot by Dylan Boyle of Mumford’s) Chris also has been […]

Pre-Order New Live Album from Christopher the Conquered

Maximum Ames Records is proud to be sharing the first in a series of three releases that will begin this fall and go through early 2016, culminating with Christopher the Conquered’s new studio album! This first release is an experimental live album, a musical self-portrait, if you will, that brings together recordings of friends, family, and […]

LOOK: Pavement’s Bob Nastanovich Names Gloom Balloon an Act To Watch

Bob Nastanovich, former drummer of Pavement, was featured as the first Sheep Dip Tipster in the punk, grunge, and garage zine Velvet Sheep. Gloom Balloon is mentioned at the end, where Nastanovich is asked what acts he thinks music fans should be listening to. “On the current tip, I’ll row in with the Des Moines, […]