Looney Gloomers-Faking Paintings

We’re only a few days away from the new Looney Gloomers album, Between Good Friends, and the band has given us one last single to enjoy. “Faking Paintings” is the final bit of music we will get before the album drops, and it seems like maybe they saved the best for last. Just a couple of months ago I previewed a song called “Muscles” from … Continue reading Looney Gloomers-Faking Paintings

Fort Frances-A Billion Drums

Somehow it’s been over two years since I last wrote about Fort Frances. They’ve put out a few singles since then, and they’re only a few days away from their new record, Look What Tomorrow Brought Us, hitting the digital platforms. It’s been a long road for singer/songwriter David McMillin, and you can hear the maturing and changing perspective in the recent songs, but especially … Continue reading Fort Frances-A Billion Drums

Nice Motor-Superior Street Sessions

One great benefit of playing music in a big city like Chicago is that if you’re in a band that decides to call it quits, chances are there’s another band you can join. As longtime stalwarts of the Chicago music scene, this was evident to the members of Nice Motor. As Johnny Rumble, The Lifeline, and Super Happy Fun Club closed the doors on their … Continue reading Nice Motor-Superior Street Sessions

Push Puppets-October Surprise

Mid-term elections are coming up quick, and that means it’s just about time for the October surprise, in which one candidate puts out some piece of information (real or not) that they think will tank their opponent. We’ve seen it time and again, with varying results. Maybe JB Pritzker has a photo of Darren Bailey rolling around naked in a puddle of slop with his … Continue reading Push Puppets-October Surprise