As someone who is forced, through their occupation, to listen to Christmas music forty hours a week during the holiday season, I feel like I have a stronger opinion on the subject than most. In those forty hours, I hear the same three versions of the same fifteen or so songs over and over and over. Somehow there are too many Christmas songs, and not … Continue reading The Most Of Christmastime by Kennedy and Collins
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
A little bit of Bowie, a little bit of Krautrock, and a whole lot of 80’s synth records make the foundation for Looney Gloomers latest single, “Muscles.” The fresh four-piece spent a scant 20 days writing and recording their new album providing a feel of spontaneity and urgency to the tracks. They’ve said the want to make music that feels like a book. Specifically Steinbeck’s … Continue reading Looney Gloomers-Muscles
Despite not garnering any Latin Grammy nominations in today’s announcement, it feels like the right time to talk about Kenia Os. I just discovered the Mexican singer myself, when my friends at Guerrera PR announced she was coming on as a new client. A smart move for a musician/YouTuber/entrepreneur looking to grow her brand. Normally I would skip something like this, but it got me … Continue reading Kenia OS-Todo My Love
It’s been over six months since MAITA released her latest album, I Just Want To Be Wild For You. The chance to see her perform in Chicago in support of the record is finally over, as she will be opening for Weakened Friends (a bill with two Portland bands from different states!!!) at Subterranean on September 25th. It’s a small space, so be sure to … Continue reading MAITA-Where Do You Go?