Secret Colours portrait by Lenny Gilmore

Secret Colours – Positive Distractions Part II

written by: Utsav Yadav on April 26, 2014

Listening to Secret Colours’ Positive Distractions Part II feels like revisiting the ’60s—but not in a good way. It’s a continuation of Part I, released in February, containing six nostalgic, pop-psychedelic anthems. The four-piece group based in Chicago has fun emulating that era of music; lead singer Tommy Evans and his band do an exemplary job of recreating […]

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Secret Colours – Positive Distractions Part I

written by: Dorian Mendoza on March 19, 2014

Secret Colours are flexing their psychedelia at just the right time. In today’s indie/alternative landscape, the rebirth of ’60s psychedelic  and Britpop is at a high, with groups like Tame Impala and Foxygen proving the genre is alive and well. And although not for everyone, psych-rock like that of Secret Colours’ new release takes the […]

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Secret Colours – EP3

written by: Craig Bechtel on January 20, 2012

On the none too creatively named Ep3, the Chicago sextet sashay through four originals and a Kinks cover, in a leisurely and minimalist manner.

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Secret Colours publicity photo.

Spookedelic: A Psychedelic Halloween

written by: Andy Keil on October 3, 2011

Pop ‘stache is throwing Spookedelic: A Psychedelic Halloween on October 27 at Subterranean in Chicago’s Wicker Park. Secret Colours, The Vacant Lots, Troubador Dali, and Radar Eyes.

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Half-A-Ween Mixtape

Half-A-Ween Mix

written by: Andy Keil on May 19, 2011

If you made it out to our Half-A-Ween party on April 30, 2011, then this is redundant. For those who didn’t, here’s a taste of three of our favorite Chicago bands: North by North, Secret Colours and Loyal Divide. Design courtesy of Justin Frederick.     Loyal Divide – Vision Vision (Long CC Master) Secret […]

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Pop 'stache - Stubble Vol. II (2) album cover

Stubble vol. II

written by: Pop's 'stache on February 8, 2011

Three months. Wow. It seems like just yesterday that we put out our first mixtape unleashing the Stubble series on the interweb. Instead of giving you chocolates or flowers on our anniversary, we’re going to give you a mixtape. Can you dig it? Here’s round two of the Stubble series: Mogwai – San Pedro Nobunny […]

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Secret Colours - In The Absence album artwork

Secret Colours – “In The Absence”

written by: Pop's 'stache on November 8, 2010

In The Absence Chicago psych outfit Secret Colours is back with a single after their self-titled debut. “In the Absence” is the A-side from the release and “Carry My Soul” serves as the B-side.

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Stubble vol. I

written by: Pop's 'stache on November 8, 2010

Grow your music with the first mixtape curated by the Pop ‘stache team, Stubble Volume I.

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