SuperKnova-American Queers

Last night I had the opportunity to see SuperKnova play some songs off her new album American Queers. I’ve been listening to it for a few days, with it’s official release yesterday before the show started. It’s a unique album, combining pop/rock/electronic music in a way that hasn’t previously been done this well. Ellie Kim, the lone singer/songwriter/instrumentalist on the album, has a knack for … Continue reading SuperKnova-American Queers

Sons Of An Illustrious Father at Schubas 6/18/18

By my count, Sons Of An Illustrious Father have played in Chicago 5 times over the past 6 years (I’ve been to 4). In July of 2012 they came to town and played at Observatory Studios as the trio of Lilah Larson, Josh Aubin, and Jake Generalli (opening for a band I loved, and now defunct, The Canoes-drummer moved on to play in Ezra Furman’s … Continue reading Sons Of An Illustrious Father at Schubas 6/18/18

Sons Of An Illustrious Father-“U.S. Gay”

My feelings on Sons Of An Illustrious Father are fairly well known if you’ve spent any time reading this site. I think they’re one of the best bands going right now, and I’m very pleased that they also happen to be very nice people. They’re also very willing to speak out for the LGBTQ community, which they have done to great effect with their new … Continue reading Sons Of An Illustrious Father-“U.S. Gay”