In a few short years, Chicago's Sam Larson has proven herself to be an exciting artist whose work continues to evolve with each new project. Now she's has changed things up again and Midwest Action is excited to share the video for "Fall in Love Tonight," her first solo release.
Just about any way you spin it, 2017 has been a motherfucker of a year. While you may be inclined to queue up only your loudest punk records in a quest for musical catharsis, four years of straight headbanging probably won't offer much relief. Embracing anger might be energizing, but embracing love is uplifting
He Flies, the latest offering from bluesman Kent McDaniel, is a record with deep Illinois roots; a satisfying combination of big city blues and down state giddy up. It's perfect music for stuffing your face at Pequod's or taking a road trip towards whiskey country.
Picture yourself on Saturday: It's late in the afternoon, a cool breeze cuts through the heat while a cold glass of beer sweats in your hand. Summer is officially here, and this year it kicks off with a new local craft beer festival, Ravenswood On T
"Should I stay home and write songs of love for no one at all? Or should I sing out on the town and keep pushin' stones up hills alone and wonderin' why?" Time Will Tell, the latest record from Angela James, fi... Read More...
There are a ton of ways to kick the mid-winter blues in Chicago: explore the Garfield Park Conservatory, have a mid-week luau at Lost Lake, or soak in "Soft Feeling," the first video from Dan Rico's self-titled solo debut.
Close your eyes when pressing play on the new Indonesian Junk album and you might think Iggy Pop had hip-thrusted his way to the top of your queue without you noticing. The opening beat rattles like an old Stoo... Read More...
Viola and electronics duo Hanna Brock & Will Soderberg will draw from their considerable range of influences during a unique performance this Friday at Transistor, headlining what should be an exciting night of musical creativity and experimentation.