I first took notice of Illinois when I saw that the nifty little group will soon be going on tour with one of my favorite bands, The Hold Steady. Actually hailing from Bucks County, PA, Illinois has just one EP under its belt, called What the Hell Do I Know? and released last month. But its upbeat, mod-rock sound shows real promise, thanks to cute, crunchy guitars and frontman Chris Archibald's pleasantly nasal voice. I particularly like this track off the EP called "Screendoor," with its "whoo-ooo" vocals and bouncy, videogame beats. To listen to the song and tell me what you think,
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