In this episode, Erik chats with Alexi Front, founder of Scorched Tundra, a heavy music festival that takes […]
The theme for this episode is a conversation around the intersection of the metal community and craft beer. […]
Here’s our 12 featured First Friday submissions for August of 2021. It’s always to see some new music and videos from some friends in the scene along with some new artists to discover from around the Chicago metro area.
Our interview guest for our second episode and first Guest Curator for June is visual artist Maura Walsh
Our First Friday new music roundup for June 2021. A feast of ten tunes and videos from a wide range of indie, punk, and metal artists from the Chicago area for your listening and viewing pleasure.
“I spend the better part of my life creating and listening to music. Over the last 10 years […]
We’re thrilled to announce our Stoner Doom Volume 2 playlist for this week’s, 4/20 celebrations. For this list, […]
We’re thrilled to announce our Stoner Doom Volume 2 playlist for this week’s, 4/20 celebrations. As part of the release of the list we selected Chicago doom metal/stoner rock quartet Black Road as our featured artist for the month of April. Suzi, the lead vocalist from Black Road is one of the co-curators for this volume and we will be featuring her selections along with a few other notable bands over the next week.
Our Guest List curator for April is drummer and educator Chris Avgerin. Chris is well-known across multiple genres in Chicago’s music scene and has an impressive resume of projects and bands including Nequient, Varaha, Hedgehog and The Fox along with being respected as a session and live drummer. We asked Chris to curate a 90 minute playlist of music featuring bands from Chicago that he really dug and also interviewed him to get his background and perspective being a professional musician getting through a year of the pandemic.
Presenting our First Friday new music list for April, 2021. This month we’re featuring a variety of different […]
Hardcore punk music in general is cathartic for me. I eat it and breathe it daily. All of the bands I’ve played in have been fast hardcore punk bands, it’s really a style that identifies with me. With my photography, I’m all about capturing the raw emotion. Especially with Artists that move around and come off more intense, abrasive, or scary. It feels like a chain reaction with the audience. The whole room is engaged. That’s my favorite. I love being in the front and actually being a part of the show.
Our guest curator for February is Shane Merrill of Empire Productions. Shane is one of the more well-known […]
Here’s our Best 20 of 2020 Playlist. Each of us contributed five tracks from Chicago artists who released […]
Here’s the Listener’s Choice playlist for 2020. Thanks to all the folks who nominated a great selection of […]
This week’s Guest List curator is Vito Nusret. Vito continues to be a champion of our underground music […]