Category: Music

La Princesa back from Mississippi

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La Princesa is back from Mississippi! I had an amazing time and am already missing it, although admittedly the weather was getting a bit too hot for me down there. I got to spend some time with some of my oldest and dearest friends doing some things that I haven’t gotten to do in forever... Read more »

Pilsen Anti-Violence Drum Circle This Summer!

Pilsen Anti-Violence Drum Circle This Summer!

Musician Spotlight: Cole DeGenova

Musician Spotlight: Cole DeGenova
  How this guy is not famous yet I’m not really sure. I heard his music briefly while I was interviewing Chris Paquette for La Princesa de Pilsen. I later checked out the Cole DeGenova, Fatbook and Sidewalk Chalk show at the Double Door and Cole ripped a keyboard solo that still sends chills down my... Read more »
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Smooth on the Mic but He Dances Like a White Dude

   I have actually been hearing Phillip Moris’ name around Chicago for the past couple of years. Now I am not exactly what you would call a hip hop person. On a normal afternoon you are more likely to find me listening to folk, jazz or cumbia than Tupac or Rick Ross. I love the... Read more »

New to the Hood: Percussionist Chris Paquette

  Percussionist Chris Paquette and I met recently during a photoshoot for the new recording studio On The Moon owned by Blah Blah Blah bassist Stico von Drake. Stico and I have been friends for a long time so luckily I trusted him when he told me he was sending a neighbor of mine that... Read more »