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out April 15


CURRENT DAY is the follow-up release to Martin Van Ruin’s critically-acclaimed debut, Every Man a King. The collective project by some familiar Chicago faces (members of Derek Nelson & The Musicians, Jenny Dragon, Planetsexploder), the new album sees the 7-piece band exploring increasingly modern sounds while keeping the elements that led critic Jessica Hopper to write that their debut was “one of the best local albums of the year, a sprawling folk-rock work with vintage country and chamber elements … an album in a classic sense,” and for American Songwriter Magazine to say that “fans looking for Chicago’s next Wilco may want to check out Martin Van Ruin.” The 8-song release was recorded over multiple sessions in 2017 at the Music Garage, and recorded and engineered by Mike Lust (Tight Phantomz).