Vintage Keyboards and Finding Yourself During the Pandemic: A Conversation with Sis

Article and interview by: Clara Copps Gnani is a 6-song EP that was put out earlier this year by Berkeley-based artist Sis. Sis is Jenny Gillespie Mason, a former writer, founder of Native Cat Recordings and a mother of two.  Gnani is an electronic album, but still retains a very soft and tranquil quality. It … Continue reading Vintage Keyboards and Finding Yourself During the Pandemic: A Conversation with Sis

Revisiting Past Angst with Current Joys

Article By: Mary Dixon The excitement was palpable waiting in the biting Chicago cold just outside the historic Thalia Hall. Friends huddled together shuddering with anticipation and the feeling didn’t fade even when we were ushered into the sauna that was the packed theater. Stepping into Thalia Hall, which blended seamlessly into the shops surrounding … Continue reading Revisiting Past Angst with Current Joys

Ego Slobs and Gentle Comedy: A Conversation with Gustaf

"Its music made for people who are lost in translation, which is all of us sometimes."Lydia Gammel of Gustaf Article and Interview by: Makenzie Creden Brooklyn-based punk group, Gustaf, has hit the ground running since their debut album, Audio Drag For Ego Slobs, released last October on Royal Mountain Records. Since then, they’ve played a … Continue reading Ego Slobs and Gentle Comedy: A Conversation with Gustaf

Neptune’s Core: The Local Teen Band You Won’t Want to Miss

Interview by: Makenzie Creden Photos are taken from the band's Instagram Neptune’s Core is bringing young, bright energy to the Chicago music scene. Made up of two sets of teen sisters, the indie rock band has released two albums thus far, with more to come. Their latest album, Evolving, was released in October of 2021 … Continue reading Neptune’s Core: The Local Teen Band You Won’t Want to Miss

Feels like I’m Flying: A Night of Energy with Yeek at Lincoln Hall

Article by: Clara Copps Photo by: Matthew Cowen @mattcwen “I’m running out of wind in the windy city” laughed south Florida artist Yeek on a chilly Tuesday night at Lincoln Hall. This remark made sense, as he had just spent the previous 3 minutes jumping around the stage, getting the crowd hyped up to his … Continue reading Feels like I’m Flying: A Night of Energy with Yeek at Lincoln Hall