An Interview with Janus Jan08

An Interview with Janus

This past Saturday while haunting Chicagoland, I attended a show at The Metro. I walked into the main room to find a sprinkling of people awaiting the opening band. I sat back, had a beer, and chatted to friends with a nice, easy view of the stage. An hour and a half later, I find myself...

Andrew Bird Dec30

Andrew Bird

Here’s a riddle: What has a guitar, violin, mandolin, glockenspiel, professionally whistles and embodies the heart of Chicago? So far there is only one answer to that question: Andrew Bird. As a writer for a website that revolves around issues, music and culture that is Chicago,...

Open Your Ears: Jason Myles Goss

  “Buttermilk pancakes, street sweepers, abandoned carnival sites, ghost stories, lost luggage, bad haircuts…”- these are just some of the words Jason Myles Goss uses to describe what his music sounds like, and I couldn’t agree more. His music is a compilation of our lives;...

Atmosphere Review

Forgive me. It is midnight. I’ve had a few beers, and I am still on that post-show high. Tonight was a different experience for me. I’ve never been to a hip hop show before, and after tonight I can say I wouldn’t mind going to another. For those of you who don’t know him, Atmosphere is...