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 U.S. tour opening for IDLES and they’re playing Tomorrow Never Knows. This week we had the opportunity to sit down … 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 and includes everything from ballads to bangers. The group is lined up to play Tomorrow Never Knows later this month. … Continue reading Neptune’s Core: The Local Teen Band You Won’t Want to Miss

Pop Punk Takeover at Riot Fest 2021

Joseph Fran of Knuckle Puck by Ava Butera @_avabutera Article by: Gwendolyn Brown When it comes to pop-punk, Riot Fest surely delivered this past weekend in Douglass Park. Fans were able to see their classic Emo Nite favorites like Mayday Parade and Taking Back Sunday, as well as check out new up and comers like Action/Adventure, Meet Me @ The Altar and Bearings. After recently being signed to Fueled By Ramen, the ladies in Meet … Continue reading Pop Punk Takeover at Riot Fest 2021

Who we’re excited to see at Pitchfork!

After a year without live music and festivals, Pitchfork is finally back. The annual festival is planned to take place September 10th-12th at Chicago’s Union Park. The festival already sold out of three-day passes, and it comes as no surprise. This year the festival has huge headliners such as Phoebe Bridgers, Thundercat, Animal Collective, and Angel Olsen on the lineup. The festival has recently updated its COVID guidelines and will now require a photo ID … Continue reading Who we’re excited to see at Pitchfork!