Duke Ellington once said, "I don't need time. What I need is a deadline." Those words came to mind when hearing artist Tara Zanzig (Tararchy) and curator Lindsey Meyers talk about a whirlwind 36 hours in Septem...
Later this week, bands from Chicago, Cleveland, Kentucky and South Africa will share a bill at The Auxiliary Art Center, and you're fucking up if you miss it. I first caught Make-Overs last summer, when they...
Ethereal troubadour Angela James wowed in September with the premiere of her stunning video "In Between." Now she's announced her first hometown show of the fall: an intimate gig at Humboldt Park cocktail lounge The California Clipper.
Sure, fall is upon us, but what's garage rock for if not extending the summer? Enter Frozen Pizza Disaster and their debut Crust Hunks, a record that fans of fellow Windy City bands Twin Peaks, The Orwells and Slushy should fall in love with.
The current wave of 90s nostalgia has picked up enough momentum to tear a hole in the fabric of time, and from that tear Stomatopod has broken through. By the sound of "Going Home," the first single from their debut LP Air By the Ton, this temporal phenomena occurred as the trio were waiting to play a set on the roof of Empire Records.
Logan Square-based producer Otherly toiled for the last three years in his bedroom studio crafting Darkling, an LP he says was heavily influenced by a "serious bout of depression." Our first glimpse at the fruit of that long labor is "Leave," a track whose twinkling atmospherics and loitering beat are enough to make you feel like you're drifting away from Earth and into the cold expanse of outer space.
Guilty of looking for love in all the bong places, hip-hop artist Netherfriends has released a video companion to his romantic manifesto, “Smoke A Little Tree.” Directed by Onion Creek Productions, it’s a 4th wall-breaking tour diary that highlights the conflict at the core of the song itself: Is there room for romance and reefer on the road?