• Bear In Heaven @ The Sinclair [Show Preview]

    By Dillon Riley on August 19, 2014
    Brooklyn-based electro-pop troupe Bear In Heaven are set to have a very productive final quarter in 2014. Fresh off the release of their highly-anticipated fourth record Time Is Over One Day Old, the three-piece is set to hit the road with fellow Brooklynites Young Magic on a tour that will bring them across the country, and most importantly to readers […]
  • Twin Peaks @ Great Scott [Show Review]

    By Dillon Riley on August 18, 2014
    As we mentioned in our earlier show preview, Chicago garage-rock foursome Twin Peaks blew into town last week for a well-hyped headline set at Allston’s Great Scott. We were on the scene and are now happily reporting that the Peaks dudes do not disappoint live. Taking the raw energy and keen pop sense of their latest release, the critically acclaimed […]
  • Just Walden – High Street Barton Blues [Album Review]

    By Cyrus on August 17, 2014
      There’s something beautiful about new age soul and blues music that’s being produced and performed all across the world.  As a piece of music, blues is the epitome of emotion – it changed lives by being an escape.  I can feel at peace when I listen to it and I’ve searched for that same type of feeling for years […]
  • Twin Peaks @ Great Scott [Show Preview]

    By Dillon Riley on August 11, 2014
    Chicago has quickly become a hotbed for garage rock riffage. Between the runaway successes of The Orwells and Metrojolt faves Smith Westerns the metaphorical stage has been set for the next hot Chi-town export, and Twin Peaks seemed poised to do the honors. Boasting a malleable sound capable of barnstorming rawk and subtle, smooth balladry, the dudes in Twin Peaks […]
  • Sister Speak – Chicago Dream

    By Cyrus on August 1, 2014
    What happens when you combine two Grammy award winning engineers (Fiona Apple and Brian Lucey) with Canadian singer/songwriter Sherri-Anne and drummer Lisa Viegas’ talent?  Well, maybe you should check out Sister Speak’s debut album Rise Up For Love to find out!  With captivating vocals that sing out to the skies, plucked guitar strings, and dynamic percussive drum hits driving the lyrics, Sister […]