House of Whales



House of Whales


a bombastic mix of distorted bass & drums drives alt. hip-hop trio’s house of whales new single “colors”

August 2, 2018
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Chicago’s House of Whales 2014 self-titled record has remained in steady rotation over here. It was a bombastic mix of distorted bass, driving drums, and frontman Rico Sisney’s hard-hitting vocals that demanded attention.
4 years later and Sisney is back with a radical new direction for the band and a new line-up. Though the jagged edges of the band’s debut have been replaced by infectious synths and a joyous horn section, Sisney remains a force behind the mic. This latest single is a summertime ode to Chicago, destined to be played loud wherever cool drinks are in supply. “Colors” prominently features Chicago scene mainstays like a guest verse from ShowYouSuck and Sidewalk Chalk’s Horn Bread, as the band tries to flip the narrative on their hometown to a celebration of Chicago’s beauty and vibrant creative life. Check it out below, and stay tuned for more from House of Whales coming soon.