Hometown: Chicago, IL The RipTones have been making country, blues, roots rock since 1990. Their fourth record "Cowboy's Inn" was released on Bloodshot Records. After making waves on the rich Chicago music scene the Riptones have been spreading the word across the country. In a world of frighteningly rapid change, some things never go out of style. In a time when we're all so savvy with the newest electronic gadget and so at ease with music being reduced to a computer science problem to be solved, some things are just plainly good.