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"Not a speck of filler here. Highly Recommended! 8/10" -PowerPopaholic

"An Instant Classic" -Midwest Action

"All Killer, no filler" -Here Comes the Flood (Belgium)

"I'm confident you'll dig" -PopDose

"It's swagger creeps under your skin. Infectious stuff ladies and gents! These mother rockers are for real. Catch the flaming fire!"  -TurnUpTheVolume

"Set the Record Straight is a potent rocker, where everything feels energized and yet the musical arrangement leaves room for every musical and vocal element to have clarity" -Beehive Candy


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Faux Co. is Chicago's own "Gritpop" outfit.  Founded by songwriter Ben Mackey in 2016.  Imagine if Elliott Smith and Spoon had a lofi baby, who only listened to John Lennon and the Stones, and LO! you have "Gritpop", and you have Faux Company. The group has played premier venues such as Schubas, Coles, The Observatory, Sofar Sounds, Subterrean to name a few. They recently recorded their debut record, and released a Double A Side Single 7" Set the Record Straight/Prozac Spaceman local indie Dark Circles Records. Keep an eye out for their Debut Record RADIO SILENCE dropping in 2019, and a tour surrounding the release.