Photo by Jack Patton Article by Jack Patton At Schubas on November 5th , Beach Bums came to visit. Boasting over 99k listeners on Spotify and originating from L.A., Beach Bums were on tour just for the weekend, their last show before this being in New York two days prior. According to both their Instagram and Spotify profiles, their music is "mecore". I didn’t know what that was, but it’s a genre focused on celebrating … Continue reading BEACH BUMS AT THE LAKE

Leaving it all on the table: A night with Del Water Gap

photo by Olivia Sigunick Article by Olivia Sigunick With the first snowfall of the season, Del Water Gap hit the stage at Metro Chicago on October 31, 2023. Their electric energy filled up two floors of excited fans on the edge of their seats waiting for the band to join the crowd. Their opener was an artist with a familiar, yet fresh sound, Kristiane. Her angelic melodramatic voice mixed with a low guitar in the … Continue reading Leaving it all on the table: A night with Del Water Gap

Entering The Hypnogogue: The Church at Space

Article & Photos by Aidan Heilman The Church found its origins forty-three years ago in Sydney, Australia, in the year 1980. The band was originally founded by Steve Kilbey, Peter Koppes, Marty Wilson-Piper, and Nick Ward. Between 1980 and 2023, The Church underwent five member departures and four additions. The only original member remaining is the frontman, Steve Kilbey. Ashley Naylor, Jeffrey Cain, Ian Huag, and Nicholas Merideth now play alongside him. The Church has … Continue reading Entering The Hypnogogue: The Church at Space

Sonic Stargazing with Orions Belte

Interview, Audio, Photo by Ian Keller Orions Belte is a psychedelic pop trio from Norway specializing in dreamy, groovy instrumental music. The band is made up of Øyvind Blomstrøm on guitar, Chris Holm on bass, and Kim Åge Furuhaug on drums. Releasing their debut album just over five years ago, the band has quickly made a name for themselves in their home country and internationally. Their latest record 'Women' was released earlier this month, and … Continue reading Sonic Stargazing with Orions Belte

The Aces at House of Blues

Article and Photos by AndiMarie Ordonez On Tuesday, October 17 of 2023, The Aces performed live at Chicago’s legendary House of Blues. Located right in between the Red line stops of Grand and State/Lake, this gem hosts hundreds of bands each year. With the unique interior design filled with various jazz based art, giving fans a unique eclectic vibe the moment they walk into the venue. While the main floor holds two walk up bars … Continue reading The Aces at House of Blues