Chicago Archive

Interview with Weekend Nachos; Playing A389 X Anniversary Bash @a389recordings @earsplitpr

Tortilla chips, cheese, and salsa are great and all, but Weekend Nachos are the shit! The Chicago, Illinois 4-piece drops some of the heaviest jams out there right now, mixing the thrashy blasts we all know and love with a massive wall of sludgy riffs and breakdowns. The guys seriously make more than enough noise […]

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Interview with Karl Denson of Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe; Playing #Syracuse TONIGHT 9/17/13

Karl Denson is the real deal. No joke, his performance and recording roster reads like a Who’s Who of incredible experiences. Having played virtually every festival on Earth, sharing stages with the likes of James Brown, DMB, The Allman Brothers, and D’Angelo, and dropping a multitude of releases in several different genres, Karl Denson’s Tiny […]

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Drummer Spotlight with Jim Margle from Counterpunch/W.A.T.U. #punk #ska #drummers

What is the difference between a drummer and a savings bond? 
 One will mature and make money. Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately determine […]

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RIOT FEST 2013 Lineup Announcement; Humboldt Park, Chicago, Il. 9/13-15 #punk #riotfest

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Interview with THE TOSSERS; Celebrating 20 years with new album “The Emerald City” on @victoryrecords @thetossers

Chicago, Illinois’ long-running Irish Folk/Punk sextet THE TOSSERS are about to hit a benchmark of musical creation. With an incredible 20 years of recording and touring experience under their belt, no one can argue the staying power and dedication to their craft that The Tossers put on display every time they release a record and […]

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LOLLAPALOOZA 2013… Is this the lineup?!?!?!

Check this out. http://www.slicingupeyeballs.com/2013/03/28/lollapalooza-lineup-leaked-poster/

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Listen to the last TEXAS IS THE REASON song!

“When Rock and Roll Was Just A Baby” is the last song the seminal 90’s emo band TEXAS IS THE REASON ever wrote and recorded, and you can now listen to it right HERE! Big thanks to Rolling Stone for the link!

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UME Interview with Lauren Larson & Album Review by Kira

Power trios are a lot of fun to watch, but it seems like a tough gig. It takes a certain type of musical chemistry between members to pull off a successful 3-piece act, one that requires instrumental proficiency, intrigue, and sonic complexity. But it never hurts having a very attractive guitar player in the band, […]

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