Check out the new single from Chicago’s A Cool Hand
0

Check out the new single from Chicago’s A Cool Hand

Local five-piece A Cool Hand has dropped “Darla,” the title track from their new upcoming EP. The tune has a fun jangle that also points to a possible influence from early 00’s new-wave/punkers Motion City Soundtrack. Vibrant, propulsive and cheery, the track speaks to A Cool Hand’s strengths as guitar-pop songwriters with an air of jittery…

radio free honduras red
0

Radio Free Honduras – Self-Titled

Chicago’s Radio Free Honduras is a mostly acoustic Latin folk-rock band fronted by Honduran music legend and guitar virtuoso Charlie Baran (of the punta-rock group Banda Blanca) and featuring Dan Abu-Absi of JT and the Clouds and Birds of Chicago. The band’s debut album will appeal to fans of Los Lobos, Gypsy Kings and Santana,…

vamos
0

Vamos – Spiderbait

Chicago trio Vamos follows up its 2014 Midwaste EP with the full-length Spiderbait. Spiderbait kicks off with “Pulling My Life Together (Always),” a fuzzed-out garage stomper in the vein of Mudhoney and follows up with “Schizo Bonito,” another track that sounds way more Northwestern than Midwestern. “Bad Hook” slows things down a bit, opening with…

lasartelitassept12
0

Las Artelitas: Active Ingredients – September 12

Little Village all-female arts collective Las Artelitas present… Active Ingredients: A Photography Exhibit examining the Make-Up of Urban Living September 12 | 2320. S. Kedzie | 6:00pm-11:00pm | Free | All Ages This photography exhibit will explore the artist perspective of the things and people who make up a neighborhood, a community and the urban…

Trouble Hubble
0

Trouble Hubble Back After 10 Years Away

You might not know the name Troubled Hubble, but in a fair world, you absolutely would. For six years, they played over 400 shows in all 48 continental states, toured Canada twice and saw eight fantastic releases come to life across three different indie labels, all while building a deserved reputation as an unstoppable live…

65f5df26_sq-ac2c915956ac9ef1c4f87e146e8f58f00097b9fc-s400-c85
0

Gabe’s Corner – September 1st, 2015

No filler this week, real names no gimmicks. Chicago’s finest come out to play this week and you will not be disappointed. Let’s go. Lupe Fiasco – Pharaoh Height Yes, it’s September .. and Summer is nearly over, but the heat is still swarming over Chicago, and I’m not talking about the weather. Lupe Fiasco…