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Øvrevoll Racecourse is now on Bandcamp

Øvrevoll Racecourse is the title of our new album. You can stream and download Øvrevoll Racecourse on bandcamp:


Ribfest! Sunday, June 8th at 4:00

Ribfest! We’re playing Sunday, June 8th at 4:00 on the Bud Light stage! Can’t wait to meat you!

Ribfest Chicago is celebrating its Sweet (and Spicy) Sixteen this year!! Come out June 6th, 7th and 8th for 25 hours of food, fun & music!!
Help us count down the days until Ribfest Chicago!! Check out the website to see how many days are left and what will be awaiting you all at the best fest in the Midwest!
What should you expect at Ribfest Chicago this year?! How about 50,000 fans, 50,000 pounds of BBQ, 20 bands, the EPIC RibMania, market vendors, Kids Square and so much more!!! You won’t want to miss this festival!
Ribfest Chicago is a nationally-recognized music festival as twenty bands make up a hot blend of Indie, pop, indie roots and alt country for one of the most unique lineups in the city! Check out the website for the complete lineup:
The sweet smells of BBQ are going to fill the streets of Lincoln, Damen and Irving Park when Ribfest Chicago takes over on June 6th at 5pm!!


Chicago Mixtape – The Burlington, May 17th

Chicago Mixtape

Our Blown From the Road – Cian Ciaran [of Super Furry Animals] Remix is featured on this weeks Chicago Mixtape. Thanks Chicago Mixtape!

We’ll see ya’ on Saturday, May 17th at The Burlington with The Dead On, Warm Ones, and Fury Things!


May 17th at The Burlington

Soft Speaker with:

The Dead On

Warm Ones

Fury Things

Doors open at 8pm. Show starts at 9pm


Archie Powell & The Exports record release at Sub-T – Friday, May 2nd – w. Soft Speaker

Archie Powell & The Exports are pleased to announce the release of their third album “Back in Black”! Soft Speaker, Pet Lions, and Hot Broadcast round out the bill. It’s a huge blast of local talent in your thrill receptacle. Engage!


Cole’s – Friday, March 14th 2014

Join in the birthday celebration of the incomparable Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner, on March 14th at the Logan Square’s premier hangout Cole’s. We’re joined by Crown Larks and Cleveland’s own MA HOLOS. It’s Friday night and it’s FREE! Wheeeeeee!


Eat Your Heart Out – Saturday, Feb. 15th

Featuring White Mystery, Blasted Diplomats, and your own Soft Speaker. Hosted by Dark Horse Brewing Co. and Jeppson’s Malort. It’s an Exquisitely luxurious Valentine’s party!

At: THE CHOP SHOP, 2033 W. North Ave, Chicago, Illinois. Doors at 6:00. We play at 7:15.
P.S. We love you.


Final Show of 2013 w/Mr. Gnome & American Wolf @ Beat Kitchen – Sat., Dec. 14th + NEW EP DOWNLOAD‏

Beat Kitchen
2100 W. Belmont, Chicago
Saturday, December 14th, 2013
Doors @ 8:30pm
17 and over

Mr. Gnome (headlining)
Soft Speaker (on stage at approx. 10pm)
American Wolf

To celebrate our last show of the year, we are releasing a free EP featuring remixes of the song “Blown From The Road” by Cian Ciaran (of Welsh psychedelic pop genuises, Super Furry Animals) and Chicago-based duo, The Warmth.



Jerry’s – November 23rd, 2013 –

The Ying and the Yang, the left and the right, the chocolate and the peanut butter, the pulsing membranes and the ocelots, and now, the ultimate combination, Soft Speaker together with One Wing Low. The time is this Saturday, Nov. 23rd. The place is Jerry’s Sandwiches. The pleasure is all yours!


Soft Speaker perform at The Green Mill…JAZZED!

Saturday, October 12th
Show time: 3:00 PM
In collaboration with The Paper Machete, Soft Speaker will be joining them for their weekly live magazine at Green Mill Cocktail Lounge for a matinee performance. This is most assuredly a unique setting for the band and we are all quite jazzed (no pun intended) to perform at such a legendary locale. If FUZZ and afternoon libations are what you crave…