Chicago Rock Venues: Moe’s Tavern

When it comes to treating musicians the right way, Moe’s Tavern on Milwaukee may very well be the model venue. Transformed from a seedy dive bar eight years ago by the venue’s owner and namesake Maureen “Moe” Clancy, Moe’s has evolved into a hub for some of the best up and coming rock bands Chicago […]

Lollygagger: Life on Terminus – Album Review

Lollygagger, the band formerly known as The Peekaboos, have been rocking Chicago since 2012 and their latest release, Life on Terminus, will drop next month, courtesy of Midwest Action Records. Lollygagger is composed of Matt Amalgamate and Michael Sunnycide. Lollygagger: Life on Terminus Life on Terminus opens with John Q. Publick, a riff-driven banger that feels like it […]

Otto Mann: Relatively Accomplished Dreams – Album Review

Otto Mann has been “writing music for the kids we used to be and the idiots we’ve now become” since 2011 and released the three-track EP, Relatively Accomplished Dreams, last month via Worry Records. The Chicago-based punk rockers Nic Campa (Guitar), Vince Abbate (Vocals), Dan Tinkler (Drums), and Sam Broom (Bass) make up Otto Man. Otto […]

Endolphins: Landescape – Album Review

It has finally arrived people! After teasing us with their first single, 7¢ Birds, Endolphins’ latest album Landescape is ripe for listening. The Chicago americana/indie rock duo is Daniel Payne (guitar, vocals, bass) and Alex Strong (drums, vocals, piano) and these two do a whole lot of rocking on this album. Endolphins: Landescape Landescape kicks off with it’s […]