Indoorsmen-Panic Attack

A new Chicago band reached out a couple weeks ago with their first single, to be followed soon by an EP next month. They’re called Indoorsmen, and their sound is more polished and clean that what I was expecting. They infuse their music with various rock genres, but as I was listening I had one thought that didn’t leave my brain: what if Oasis had … Continue reading Indoorsmen-Panic Attack

Rosie Cima & What She Dreamed-Stuck

DC-based singer/songwriter Rosie Cima has a new album due out in March. A couple weeks ago the first single was released. I heard it once, walked away and went on with my day. A few days later, unable to decide what to listen to, I put it on again. And again. And again. Now it’s been a couple weeks and I still keep returning to … Continue reading Rosie Cima & What She Dreamed-Stuck

Alex Lahey-Sucker For Punishment

Alex Lahey has released two great records over the last three years. Her most recent, The Best Of Luck Club, landed in my top ten albums of 2019. She has a unique voice that speaks universally, never overly sentimental but always heartfelt. Yesterday she released a brand new song ahead of some newly announced tour dates on the west coast. “Sucker For Punishment” is hard … Continue reading Alex Lahey-Sucker For Punishment

Punk Icons The Damned Return To Chicago

It’s been 40 plus years since The Damned first electrified the radio waves with their single “New Rose.” They beat The Sex Pistols by a few weeks with the first punk single and album in the U.K. they followed their first success with a failure and nearly gave it all up after that. They’ve stuck it out, however. Through many comings and goings within the … Continue reading Punk Icons The Damned Return To Chicago