Nightmares On Wax-N.O.W. Is The Time (Retrospective Album and Tour)

  The first time I heard Nightmares On Wax I had little to no knowledge of house music. I knew it was a genre, but not one that I had ever delved into myself. I picked up a copy of In A Space Outta Sound when it came out (2006) ┬áreally for no other reason than I liked the name and found the cover interesting. … Continue reading Nightmares On Wax-N.O.W. Is The Time (Retrospective Album and Tour)

Dream Loud Benefit Concert at Cubby Bear May 24th

Supplies For Dreams and Moxie Rock Management are teaming up next Saturday night to throw a benefit rock show with all proceeds going toward Chicago Public Schools. Supplies For Dreams is a non-profit group that raises money to help keep kids in school and help them get all the items they need to earn a degree. A worthwhile cause in the third-largest school system in … Continue reading Dream Loud Benefit Concert at Cubby Bear May 24th

CIMMFest Film And Music Preview

Last year the CIMMFest team was cool enough to let me check out a couple events and sent me some screeners so I could review other movies that I couldn’t see when they showed in theaters. It was a lot of fun, and they’re so passionate about bringing the worlds of cinema and music together it’s hard not to get excited along with them. This … Continue reading CIMMFest Film And Music Preview

St. Lenox-“Stay” (from the covers EP Five Songs In The Style Of Fritz Kreisler)

I’m not much of a fan of Rihanna. Her music has somehow become the most omnipresent sound in the world, and I just don’t get it. However, I do like covers of her songs. It’s a strange thing, but Manic Street Preachers take on “Umbrella” is one of my favorite things ever. So when I heard the St. Lenox cover of “Stay,” released on an … Continue reading St. Lenox-“Stay” (from the covers EP Five Songs In The Style Of Fritz Kreisler)

Sons Of An Illustrious Father Playing Chicago’s Subterranean on 6/23 (21+ $7)

Music is a funny thing. It fills our lives on a daily basis and provides noise to break the monotony of paper rustling in the office, or the neighbors kid banging on the floor that is also your ceiling. At its worst, music is a constant friend always willing to lend a hand. At its best it has the power to bring you ecstasy or … Continue reading Sons Of An Illustrious Father Playing Chicago’s Subterranean on 6/23 (21+ $7)