NEW 2-Song Single Coming Soon!

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We are Very Excited to Announce that Our New, Two-Song, Double A-Sided Single, Featuring the tracks "Every Time With You" and "Concrete Sky" Will be Coming in late-March or early-April, 2018! Official Release Date TBA. 

Frank Gradishar: Lead Vocals, Bass Guitar, Background Vocals 
Lance Tawzer: Guitar, Background Vocals, Keyboard
Scott Proce: Drums, Percussion

Recorded at: Coerce Studios (Villa Park, IL)
Produced by: Kevin Mucha and Thrift Store Halo 
Engineered by: Kevin Mucha
Mixed and Mastered by: Kevin Mucha 
Art & Design by: AngryPop
Concrete Sky Photo by: Frank G. (iPhone)

All songs written and performed by F. Gradishar (BMI), L. Tawzer (ASCAP) and S. Proce (BMI). Copyright 2018, Hi-Beam Records and ℗ Samovar Groovathon Music (BMI) and Pennybark Music (ASCAP), in association with Pravda Records and Pravda Music Publishing. All rights reserved.

 

The New EP: "POP-ROCKET" HAS LIFTED OFF!!

Our BRAND NEW "POP-ROCKET" EP is OUT NOW! Preview and Digitally Download Each of the Six New Tracks Below!

To date, since the release of the EP on 8.15.17, songs of the EP have charted a 138 times on indie radio charts! "

CDs Available in the "Store" and at www.koolkatmusik.com and www.jamrecordings.comAlso Purchase Select Merchandise NOW!  All CD purchases will include a Digital Download Code of the "POP-ROCKET" EP

"POP-ROCKET" is also available for digital download on iTunes and Amazon, and on most streaming services including Spotify, Tidal, Apple Music, Google Play, iHeart Radio!!

 

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Frank Gradishar: Lead Vocals, Bass Guitar, Background Vocals 
Lance Tawzer: Guitar, Background Vocals, Keyboard
Scott Proce: Drums, Percussion, Background Vocals

Recorded at: Coerce Studios (Villa Park, IL)
Produced by: Kevin Mucha and TSH 
Engineered by: Kevin Mucha
Mixed and Mastered by: Kevin Mucha 
Art & Design by: AngryPop
TSH and Hi-Beam Icons Designed by: Pam Seatter

All songs written and performed by F. Gradishar (BMI), L. Tawzer (ASCAP) and S. Proce (BMI). Copyright © Hi-Beam Records and ℗ Samovar Groovathon Music (BMI) and Pennybark Music (ASCAP), in association with Pravda Records and Pravda Music Publishing. All rights reserved.

Pop-Rocket EP

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The first release in almost 20 years! Brand new energetic Power-Pop Rock!

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  1. 1 Get Over You 02:53
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  2. 2 I'm Not Through 03:37
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  3. 3 (Love By) Misadventure 03:09
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  4. 4 Let's Not Wait 03:02
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  5. 5 Save Me From Myself 03:39
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  6. 6 Stay Away 02:26
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The Debut Album (1998)

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The "World Gone Mad" LP includes the songs: "If I Go" (featured on the TV programs Smallville, Pensacola Wings of Gold and MTV's Parental Control (which has surpassed 28,800 plays on Spotify to date), "Crashing In" (featured on the TV program Party of Five) and "Lead Me Back" (featured on MTV's Making the Video - R.E.M.'s Man On The Moon). The title track, "World Gone Mad" (a 4:00+ plus album track that inexplicably gets cut short at the 1:34 mark here - our record company assures us it's trying to sort that out) has surpassed 12,200 plays on Spotify

In 2017 and 2018, rediscovered by the DJs playing the "POP ROCKET" CD, the track "World Gone Mad" began a second life and and has charted a 64 times on indie radio charts to date!

The album is available for download at iTunes or Amazon. You can stream it here and on subscription sites such as SoundCloud, PandoraRhapsody, Allmusic, and Spotify

Frank Gradishar: Lead Vocals, 4-String and 12-String Bass Guitars, Acoustic Guitar, Background Vocals 
Scott Proce: Drums, Percussion
Brent Seatter: Guitar
w/ Guest
Nathan Kaddatz: Hammond B3 on "Lead Me Back" and "With You Here"
Ed Dulian: Additional guitar on "With You Here"

Recorded at: the Noise Chamber (Loves Park, IL)
Produced by: TSH and Jimmy Johnson 
Engineered by: Jimmy Johnson and Ed Dulian.
Mixed by: Jimmy Johnson, with Sean Freehill at Audio X in Los Angeles
Assistant Mix Engineering: Kevin Kim
Cover Art: Pam Seatter
Photographs: Paul Natkin

All songs © Frank Gradishar (BMI), 1998 and 2016. All music © and ℗ Frank Gradishar (BMI), Scott Proce (BMI), and Brent Seatter (BMI) and Hi-Beam Records, in association with Pravda Records & Publishing, 1998 and 2016. All rights reserved.

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  1. 1 Crashing In 03:29
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  2. 2 If I Go 03:05
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  3. 3 Lead Me Back 04:41
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  4. 4 Put Me Down 03:46
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  5. 5 With You Here 03:34
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  6. 6 Can't Understand 03:13
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  7. 7 Change 03:26
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  8. 8 Stand Still 02:56
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  9. 9 Fly Me Away 02:17
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  10. 10 World Gone Mad 04:24
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The Album Outtakes (1996-1997)

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Thrift Store Halo - "World Gone Mad, The Album Outtakes (1996-1997)". All songs © Frank Gradishar (BMI), 2016. All music © and ℗ Frank Gradishar (BMI), Scott Proce (BMI), and Brent Seatter (BMI) and Hi-Beam Records, 2016. All rights reserved. 

Frank Gradishar: Lead Vocals, 4-String and 12-String Bass Guitars, Acoustic Guitar, Background Vocals 
Scott Proce: Drums, Percussion
Brent Seatter: Guitar

Recorded at: the Noise Chamber (Loves Park, IL)
Produced by: TSH and Jimmy Johnson 
Engineered by: Jimmy Johnson and Ed Dulian.
Rough Mixes by: Jimmy Johnson

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  1. 1 Change You're Mind (Rough Mix, 12/1/96) 03:53 Info
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  2. 2 Lead Me Back (Rough Mix; 8/25/97) 06:01
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  3. 3 Put Me Down (Rough Mix; 12/1/96) 03:36
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  4. 4 If I Go (Rough Mix; 8/25/97) 03:14
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  5. 5 With You Here (Rough Mix; 8/25/97) 03:38
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  6. 6 World Gone Mad (Rough Mix; 8/25/97) 04:12
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  7. 7 Fly Me Away (Rough Mix; 8/25/97) 02:31
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  8. 8 Put Me Down (Rough Mix; 8/25/97) 03:45
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The Cassette EP (1996)

Thrift Store Halo - The First Cassette EP. Originally released, May, 1996. All songs © Frank Gradishar (BMI). All music © and ℗ Frank Gradishar (BMI), Scott Proce (BMI), and Brent Seatter (BMI) and Hi-Beam Records, 1996 and 2016. All rights reserved.

Frank Gradishar: Lead Vocals, Bass Guitars, Background Vocals 
Scott Proce: Drums, Percussion
Brent Seatter: Guitar
w/ Special Guest:
Bobby Scumaci: Hammond B3 Organ on "Don't Have to Love You" and "Tell The Truth" 

Recorded at: the Clarendon Studios (Clarendon Hills, IL)
Produced by: TSH and Bobby Scumaci
Engineered by: Bobby Scumaci.
Mixed by: Bobby Scumaci 
Cover Art: Pam Seatter
Photographs: Kellie Kinert 

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