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The Pillowhammer I started the night out at the Café Mustache taking in some jazz and looking at clay masks staring back at me on the walls. I don’t normally seek jazz out but I had come to meet my … Continue reading
Band: Mawrcrest Album: Demos and Rarities Release Date: September 29, 2012? Mawrcrest has had a rather prolific 2012 by some standards. Since about January the band has quietly uploaded tracks on its Soundcloud for Crestheads like me to listen to. Seventeen … Continue reading
Seems like a good day to share new music, I suppose. I’ve got a pair of tunes for ya, actually. They’re the brainchildren of two bands playing separate shows later on this week [see below]. So eat ’em up and … Continue reading
A few weeks ago, Mawrcrest posted a new one — “No Way to Tell” — on their Soundcloud, and I wanted to steer y’all to it for two reasons, really: 1) “No Way to Tell” is a kick-ass tune, and … Continue reading
Outer Minds’ record release at the Empty Bottle Saturday night is what makes the city’s music scene so flipping exciting. I mean really, the scene’s upper tier all got booked to play the same evening, in the city’s best venue, … Continue reading
So around the time this page started in August 2010, I was contacted by the frontman of The Noise FM, an indie rock trio from Kansas that had recently picked up and moved itself to Chicago. I remember Alex was … Continue reading
In the same week I found out one of my first Chicago music loves would be playing a cheap show in the city, I also learned that that same group — Whisker Music – would be showing up with something … Continue reading