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House Lords’ new single “People’s Park”

  House Lords, out of Baltimore, have dropped the first single and video for their forthcoming album The Common Task. “People’s Park” is a loosely-moving song that pops with angular rhythm like math rock with incorrect equations. The song’s title comes from a neighborhood park established in Chicago’s Lincoln Park by the Young Lords, a...

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REVIEW: “Window In” by Michael Vallera

By ELI JACE > Michael Vallera creates dark room drone. Window In is the new album from Chicago-based musician and photographer Michael Vallera. The entire album acts as a piece of scrambled drone surging through your speakers. It moves like space debris, hanging and sustaining. The field is wide.   Vallera has spent a career...

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Exhibitionism is a Hoarder’s House of Rolling Stones History

To get to the Rolling Stones’ traveling career retrospective, Exhibitionism, you have to follow the path of many tongues through Chicago’s Navy Pier. Just when you begin feeling lost the band’s iconic tongue logo appears in three-dimensional plaster cast glory standing five feet tall and directs you further still. After tongue number five it becomes...

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Synth Pop Group Chasing Mars Release Single For Good Cause

Chicago synth pop group Chasing Mars have put their money where their mouth is, while also innovating in the independent music market. What are the possibilities available to bands when releasing singles or albums? Well, here’s a novel one worthy of sharing. News release from the band: We’ve been working on our new album for quite...

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Ladies and Gentlemen, this is Chris Heist, baby…

“Ladies and Gentlemen, this is Chris Heist, baby…” Coming to us from Chicago is well-respected producer Chris Heist, whose work ranges from the epic to the grimy, covering just about every mood and intent in between, with beats aimed at the hip hop, r & b and pop genres primarily. Known for his anthems as...

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Exclusive interview with Chicago rock n roll singer songwriter Colin Tyler

Chicago singer-songwriter Colin Tyler took the time to share some of his views on his recent work, as well as the music industry. Listening to some of his material, he really strikes me as a gifted rock n’ roll songwriter, the kind that I wish there were more of. Either way, with people like Colin...

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