Video: Frankie Cosmos – “Apathy” Directed by Tom Scharpling. From Vessel, out now on Sub Pop. This video is funny. Greta Kline says, “I am a huge fan of Tom Scharpling’s work and was so thrilled that we got to work together on this video. I trusted him entirely and just wanted to let Tom … Continue reading New Frankie Cosmos video: Apathy
You might remember a band called Riviera. Back in the day when we were flush with ad revenue, we started a little record label to release music by bands we loved. One of those bands was Riviera. It doesn’t hurt when the founder of the band is one of the founders of the record label … Continue reading Download the new Riviera EP for free!
Chicago’s favorite band returns…in Portland, Oregon.
A few years ago we threw ourselves a party. Here is the lost footage.
Surprise! We were told that the episode featuring Riviera songs was to air next week. As it turns out, it aired last night, July 21. Luckily for you rabid Riviera fans, A&E posts video clips of the show on their website. If you skip to clip #5 you can see the final two scenes of … Continue reading Riviera Songs in A&E's The Cleaner
Two years after our last show, Riviera is back…on TV. GLONO’s own will have two songs featured in the July 28 July 21 episode of the A&E network’s show The Cleaner, starring Benjamin Bratt. Both “Friends in California” and “Golden Lies” will feature prominently in the show. Set your TiVo and recall the glory days … Continue reading Riviera Songs Used in A&E TV Show The Cleaner
Trailer: "RIFFRAFF" You don’t hear it in this trailer, but our own Riviera has some songs on the soundtrack of RIFFRAFF, a new coming-of-age comedy about lifeguards on Chicago’s North Avenue Beach, starring Robert Belushi. RIFFRAFF has its Chicago premiere on May 29 at the Gene Siskel Film Center and will be running through June … Continue reading GLONO Band on Movie Soundtrack
A bitter-sweet goodbye to the City of Broad Shoulders as a GLONO founder relocates to the Pacific Northwest.
It’s been a while since we’ve pimped our record label, Glorious Noise Records. The reason is obvious: we haven’t released anything new in almost a year. That doesn’t mean there’s nothing going on, of course. Tomorrow will mark the third anniversary of the release of our first album, Taro Sound by Quasar Wut-Wut. And now, … Continue reading Cheap MP3s from Glorious Noise Records
Today is the day our third baby is born: Capital by Riviera comes out today on Glorious Noise Records!