Dry Cleaning Rocking the Bottle!

Photo by: Pooneh Ghana Article by: Emily Schwarz On a cold and windy Tuesday night, the silky and ethereal voice of Florence Shaw had the eyes and ears of the audience captivated as the deep, chuggy music filled the Empty Bottle. Hailing from London, Dry Cleaning brought a combination of melodic lyrics with energetic tones [...]

Deeper Rocks the Bottle

Article by: Kyle Smith Back on October 9th, it seemed like the day could not get any better after a fun day of music, food, and lots of dunk tanking at Thee Best Western – Empty Bottle’s ode to Western Ave in block party form. Deeper chose to cap off this whole day with a [...]

“Soft is Strong” – A Conversation with Half Waif

Interview conducted by: Makenzie Creden Half Waif's Mythopoetics, released July 9th on ANTI- records, is a collection of very personal stories and tender emotions interwoven between simple keyboard chords, crescendoing electronic arrangements, and explosive vocals. The album sounds of true catharsis. This week we had the opportunity to chat with the lovely Nandi Rose of [...]

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 [...]

Truckin’ with Dehd

Article and photos by: Makenzie Creden On a hot July day, a humble Penske moving truck pulled up into a dusty parking lot off the blue line. However, this moving truck wasn’t filled with boxes. This truck was carrying the Chicago post-punk trio Dehd. The group announced the Saturday festivities on their Instagram- three shows [...]