Chicago queer-pop trio Drama Moth premiere their new single “Speed Limit”

Having spent a few years making lush and emotional music, Chicago queer-pop trio Drama Moth formed in 2018 and released their debut album In My Dream You Thought You Had More Time last year.  Comprised of close friends Arch, Elma and Michael, the trio fuse glamour, experimentation, queer identities and melancholy to Continue Reading

Dance Loud discuss embracing their differences, their new single and upcoming album, their interest in time travel and what’s next

Chicago electronic dance duo Dance Loud, comprised of Kristin Sanchez (DJ/Decks/Synths/Mix Engineer/Mastering) and Deseree Fawn (Drums/Guitar/Bass/Vocals/Arranger/Mix Engineer) formed in 2008 and have gained a steady following due to their unique mix of digital and analog sounds.  The real life couple combines Kristin’s electronic production and DJ talents with Deseree’s live Continue Reading

The Joy Thieves release new EP ‘A Blue Girl’

The Joy Thieves is a Chicago-based post-industrial rock collective founded by Dan Milligan that encompasses the very essence of collaboration.  Comprised of over 30 musicians, the collective has included current, former and touring members of Ministry, Revolting Cocks, Pigface, Marilyn Manson, Stabbing Westward, The Machines Of Loving Grace, Skatenigs, Mary’s Window, Continue Reading

Beach Bunny – Field Medic – Niiice. // Chicago, IL // 2.22.2020

Beach Bunny with Field Medic and Niiice. Metro Chicago, IL 2.22.2020 Chicago native indie pop band, Beach Bunny, began their headlining tour in the Midwest last week – Kicking it off in Madison, Wisconsin, and heading to Chicago the following day for a hometown show to send them off around Continue Reading

KING PRINCESS // CHICAGO, IL // 1.5.20

  King Princess with Kilo Kush and Irregular Girl The Riviera Theatre Chicago, Illinois 1.5.20 It’s all been fast moving for Mikaela Straus, better known as King Princess, since she dropped her debut single “1950” in the winter of 2018. Although being exposed to the music industry from an early Continue Reading

King Diamond – Uncle Acid and The Deadbeats – Idle Hands // Chicago, IL // 11.18.19

King Diamond with Uncle Acid and The Deadbeats and Idle Hands Riviera Theatre Chicago, IL November 18th, 2019 Iconic metal artist King Diamond, who is currently wrapping up his The Institute North American 2019 Tour, made a stop in Chicago, IL to a nearly sold out crowd of metal fans! Continue Reading

August Burns Red / Silverstein / Silent Planet – Chicago, IL – 07.01.2019

August Burns Red w/ Silverstein, Silent Planet House of Blues Chicago, IL July 1, 2019 Words & Photos by Nina Tadic Constellations by August Burns Red (ABR) is an album that has impacted generations of people within metalcore, and is a record that never goes out of style. Therefore, it came Continue Reading

Basement – Nothing – Gouge Away // Chicago, IL – 5.24.19

Basement with Nothing & Gouge Away Metro Chicago Chicago, IL May 24th, 2019   Photos and review by Micki Harris   It’s been five years now since Basement returned from their two year hiatus. Since then, the English pop-punk five piece have pumped out content that showed the scene that Continue Reading

EVERY TIME I DIE – TURNSTILE – ANGLE DU$T – VEIN // CHICAGO, IL 11.12.18

Every Time I Die with Turnstile, Angel Du$t, and Vein Metro Chicago, IL 11.12.18 Photos and words by Micki Harris Twenty years of bullshit. Every Time I Die has been a band throughout the course of two centuries, three decades, four presidents, and nine planets turning into eight (RIP Pluto). Continue Reading

THE STORY SO FAR – TURNOVER – CITIZEN – MOVEMENTS // CHICAGO, IL 11.8.18

The Story So Far with Turnover, Citizen, and Movements Metro Chicago, IL November 8th, 2018 Photos and words by Micki Harris             When The Story So Far announced that they would be touring on their highly anticipated new record, Proper Dose, with Turnover, Citizen, and Movements, the scene was in Continue Reading

Circa Survive – La Dispute – Queen of Jeans // Chicago, IL // 11.03.18

Words & Photos by Micki Harris By now, Circa Survive has been around the block more than a few times. After 14 years of doing what they do and gaining momentum with each year that passed, they’re no strangers to the feeling of lighting up an entire room when they Continue Reading

Kali Uchis // Chicago, IL // 10.24.18

Words & Photos by Nina Tadic Kali Uchis’ In Your Dreams Tour The Riviera Theatre Chicago, IL October 24, 2018 Last night, a sold out room of 2,500 people got on their very own “Flight 22” with Kali Uchis at the Chicago date of her “In Your Dreams” Tour. With Continue Reading