music

We find the best Midwest bands we can, and share them with you. From local psych bands to local folk, from North Dakota to Ohio, the Midwest’s best music can be found right here.

Basement Dwelling: Humanz by Gorillaz

It’s bothersome to hear people talk about Gorillaz. Sure, Gorillaz are a widely loved and celebrated act, and they have been for nearly 20 years now. But one of their greatest strengths is also one of their big...

Stay Satisfied by The Bingers

As if sharing marquees with the likes of Dick Dale, Jack Oblivian, and Swami John Reis wasn't enough to cement their role as Chicago's premiere surf band, The Bingers have returned with even more fuzzed-out gar...

Primordial by Gay Neighbors

Originally hailing from Bloomington-Normal, Illinois, Gay Neighbors is a four piece psych rock band that now calls Chicago their home. Encountering them for the first time at Reverberation Records (their offici...